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The Best Current MLB Shortstops  

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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
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Cleveland Indians
2
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Chicago Cubs
3
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Boston Red Sox
4
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Houston Astros
5
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Houston Astros
6
Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Trevor Story Colorado Rockies
7
Didi Gregorius is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
New York Yankees
8
Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Washington Nationals
9
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Gleyber Torres New York Yankees
10
Andrelton Simmons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Angels
11
Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers
12
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
PaulA1 added Los Angeles Dodgers
13
Tim Anderson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Chicago White Sox
14
Jorge Polanco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Minnesota Twins
15
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Paul DeJong St. Louis Cardinals
16
Dansby Swanson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Dansby Swanson Atlanta Braves
17
Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
San Francisco Giants
18
Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Seattle Mariners
19
Ketel Marte is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Ketel Marte Arizona Diamondbacks
20
Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Texas Rangers
21
Eduardo Escobar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Arizona Diamondbacks
22
Orlando Arcia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Orlando Arcia Milwaukee Brewers
23
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PaulA1 added Adalberto Mondesi Kansas City Royals
24
Amed Rosario is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Amed Rosario New York Mets
25
José Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Detroit Tigers