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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 shortstops currently playing will prove to be quite useful. Also rather useful, the shortstop position, which on average receives the most baseballs coming their way, requiring a top notch player's focus and quick reflexes. Baseball fans, cast your votes for the players best at covering ground balls, protecting second base, and specializing in defense. Who are the best current shortstops in major league baseball today? 

Fresh off a World Series win, Carlos Correa from the Houston Astros definitely ranks in the top 10 shortstops, along with Washington Nationals's Trea Turner and Cleveland Indians's Francisco Lindor. Other good MLB shortstops right now include Corey Seager, Manny Machado, Andrelton Simmons, and Didi Gregorius. 

Vote for who you think are the best MLB shortstops currently playing in the league today. Make sure to also vote for the best current outfielders in the MLB. Such a demanding position also demands some recognition.

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1
87 36
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Cleveland Indians

2
77 45
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Houston Astros

3
68 41
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Chicago Cubs

4
50 27
Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Trevor Story Colorado Rockies

5
53 32
Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Seattle Mariners

6
56 35
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Boston Red Sox

7
60 40
Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers

8
53 34
Andrelton Simmons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Angels

9
49 31
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Houston Astros

10
52 34
Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Washington Nationals

11
45 30
Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
San Francisco Giants

12
48 33
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
PaulA1 added Los Angeles Dodgers

13
48 35
Didi Gregorius is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
New York Yankees

14
40 28
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Gleyber Torres New York Yankees

15
32 24
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Paul DeJong St. Louis Cardinals

16
34 29
Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Texas Rangers

17
23 23
Jose Peraza is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Jose Peraza Cincinnati Reds

18
22 22
Orlando Arcia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Orlando Arcia Milwaukee Brewers

19
21 21
Dansby Swanson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Dansby Swanson Atlanta Braves

20
26 27
Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Dodgers

21
22 23
José Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Detroit Tigers

22
20 21
Ketel Marte is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Ketel Marte Arizona Diamondbacks

23
18 19
Freddy Galvis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
San Diego Padres

24
22 24
Marwin Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Marwin Gonzalez Houston Astros

25
14 15
Eduardo Escobar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Arizona Diamondbacks