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The Best Current MLB Shortstops

Updated March 24, 2020 19.8k votes 1.9k voters 18.2k views51 items

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

    Cleveland Indians
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    Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Javier Báez

    Chicago Cubs
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    Fernando Tatis Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Fernando Tatis Jr.

    San Diego Padres
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    Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Trevor Story

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    Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Trea Turner

    Washington Nationals
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    Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Xander Bogaerts

    Boston Red Sox
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    Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Gleyber Torres

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    Tim Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Tim Anderson

    Chicago White Sox
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    Andrelton Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Andrelton Simmons

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
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    Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Corey Seager

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    Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Carlos Correa

    Houston Astros
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    Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Alex Bregman

    Houston Astros
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    Ketel Marte is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Ketel Marte

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    Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Manny Machado

    San Diego Padres
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    Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Paul DeJong

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    Jorge Polanco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Jorge Polanco

    Minnesota Twins
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    Didi Gregorius is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Didi Gregorius

    Philadelphia Phillies
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    Dansby Swanson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Dansby Swanson

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    Marcus Semien is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Marcus Semien

    Oakland Athletics
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    Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Brandon Crawford

    San Francisco Giants
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    Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Elvis Andrus

    Texas Rangers
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    Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Jean Segura

    Philadelphia Phillies
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    Adalberto Mondesi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Adalberto Mondesi

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    Eduardo Escobar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Eduardo Escobar

    Arizona Diamondbacks
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    Amed Rosario is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
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    Amed Rosario

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