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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
247 138
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Chicago Cubs
2
247 139
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Cleveland Indians
3
191 143
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Houston Astros
4
126 99
Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Washington Nationals
5
129 103
Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Trevor Story Colorado Rockies
6
156 131
Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers
7
136 112
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Boston Red Sox
8
117 95
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Houston Astros
9
136 114
Andrelton Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Angels
10
118 106
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
PaulA1 added Los Angeles Dodgers
11
90 78
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Paul DeJong St. Louis Cardinals
12
106 98
Didi Gregorius is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
New York Yankees
13
98 91
Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Seattle Mariners
14
96 90
Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
San Francisco Giants
15
75 74
Dansby Swanson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Dansby Swanson Atlanta Braves
16
57 56
Tim Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Chicago White Sox
17
73 75
Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Texas Rangers
18
74 80
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Gleyber Torres New York Yankees
19
55 65
Orlando Arcia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Orlando Arcia Milwaukee Brewers
20
61 75
Addison Russell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Chicago Cubs
21
34 42
Jorge Polanco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Jorge Polanco Minnesota Twins
22
36 45
Eduardo Escobar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Arizona Diamondbacks
23
45 58
Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Dodgers
24
29 37
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PaulA1 added Adalberto Mondesi Kansas City Royals
25
37 49
Zack Cozart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Angels