2018 Sports 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
65 31
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Cleveland Indians

2
63 37
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Houston Astros

3
56 32
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Chicago Cubs

4
47 30
Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers

5
36 20
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
PaulA1 added Los Angeles Dodgers

6
40 25
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Houston Astros

7
37 23
Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Trevor Story Colorado Rockies

8
39 25
Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Seattle Mariners

9
42 28
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Boston Red Sox

10
37 24
Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
San Francisco Giants

11
40 27
Andrelton Simmons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Angels

12
31 19
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Gleyber Torres New York Yankees

13
39 27
Didi Gregorius is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
New York Yankees

14
39 27
Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Washington Nationals

15
21 18
Jose Peraza is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Jose Peraza Cincinnati Reds

16
24 22
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Paul DeJong St. Louis Cardinals

17
23 21
Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Dodgers

18
27 26
Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Texas Rangers

19
17 16
Dansby Swanson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Dansby Swanson Atlanta Braves

20
17 18
Zack Cozart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Los Angeles Angels

21
16 17
Orlando Arcia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Orlando Arcia Milwaukee Brewers

22
15 17
Freddy Galvis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
San Diego Padres

23
18 21
Marwin Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Marwin Gonzalez Houston Astros

24
17 20
Eduardo Núñez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Boston Red Sox

25
16 19
Ketel Marte is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Ketel Marte Arizona Diamondbacks