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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
317 172
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Chicago Cubs
2
307 166
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Cleveland Indians
3
221 171
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Houston Astros
4
176 133
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Boston Red Sox
5
143 112
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Houston Astros
6
158 130
Andrelton Simmons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Angels
7
177 149
Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers
8
145 118
Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Washington Nationals
9
151 125
Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Trevor Story Colorado Rockies
10
141 123
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
PaulA1 added Los Angeles Dodgers
11
130 113
Didi Gregorius is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
New York Yankees
12
112 99
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Paul DeJong St. Louis Cardinals
13
100 89
Dansby Swanson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Dansby Swanson Atlanta Braves
14
115 106
Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
San Francisco Giants
15
80 68
Tim Anderson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Chicago White Sox
16
109 105
Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Seattle Mariners
17
89 87
Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Texas Rangers
18
93 92
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Gleyber Torres New York Yankees
19
48 51
Jorge Polanco is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Minnesota Twins
20
45 51
Ketel Marte is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Ketel Marte Arizona Diamondbacks
21
63 80
Orlando Arcia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Orlando Arcia Milwaukee Brewers
22
44 56
Eduardo Escobar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Arizona Diamondbacks
23
53 69
Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Dodgers
24
37 48
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PaulA1 added Adalberto Mondesi Kansas City Royals
25
44 58
Tim Beckham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Tim Beckham Baltimore Orioles