MLB The Best Current MLB Second Basemen  

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Whether you're working on your fantasy baseball roster or simply staying updated with the 2018 MLB rankings, this list of the best MLB second basemen currently playing will prove to be quite useful. Baseball fans, cast your votes for the players best at covering second base, executing double plays, and specializing in defense. Who are the best current second basemen in major league baseball today?

2017 AL MVP and World Series champion José Altuve of the Houston Astros definitely ranks in the top 10 second basemen, along with Baltimore Oriole's Jonathan Schoop and Minnesota Twins's Brian Dozier. Other good MLB second basemen right now include Robinson Cano, Daniel Murphy, Ian Kinsler, Anthony Rizzo, and Dee Gordon. 

Vote for who you think are the best MLB second basemen currently playing in the league today, and feel free to add any players who are missing from the list. 

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60 9
Jose Altuve is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Altuve Houston Astros

2
41 17
Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians

3
42 20
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Chicago Cubs

4
38 21
Robinson Cano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Robinson Cano Seattle Mariners

5
30 15
Scooter Gennett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cincinnati Reds

6
31 16
Ozzie Albies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Ozzie Albies Atlanta Braves

7
30 16
D. J. LeMahieu is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Colorado Rockies

8
32 19
Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals

9
28 16
Whit Merrifield is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Whit Merrifield Kansas City Royals

10
31 19
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Baltimore Orioles

11
32 20
Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Minnesota Twins

12
19 8
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
PaulA1 added Gleyber Torres New York Yankees

13
31 20
Daniel Murphy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Washington Nationals

14
26 19
Dee Gordon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Seattle Mariners

15
21 14
Marwin González is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Houston Astros

16
19 12
Jed Lowrie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Oakland Athletics

17
20 15
Cesar Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cesar Hernandez Philadelphia Phillies

18
18 13
Jose Peraza is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Peraza Cincinnati Reds

19
25 21
Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Dodgers

20
21 18
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Angels

21
17 14
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Paul DeJong St. Louis Cardinals

22
16 15
Eduardo Núñez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Boston Red Sox

23
16 15
Yoan Moncada is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Yoan Moncada Chicago White Sox

24
19 20
Starlin Castro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Miami Marlins

25
14 15
Ben Zobrist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Chicago Cubs