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The Best Current MLB Shortstops 

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Updated March 24, 2020 15k votes 1.8k voters 17.7k views 51 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
Cleveland Indians
2
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Javier Báez Chicago Cubs
3
Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Trevor Story
4
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Xander Bogaerts Boston Red Sox
5
Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Trea Turner Washington Nationals
6
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Carlos Correa Houston Astros
7
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Gleyber Torres
8
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Alex Bregman Houston Astros
9
Andrelton Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Andrelton Simmons Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
10
Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Corey Seager
11
Tim Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Chicago White Sox
12
Didi Gregorius is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Philadelphia Phillies
13
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
PaulA1 added San Diego Padres
14
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Paul DeJong
15
Jorge Polanco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Minnesota Twins
16
Ketel Marte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Ketel Marte
17
Dansby Swanson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Dansby Swanson
18
Fernando Tatis Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
luke.stringer added San Diego Padres
19
Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
San Francisco Giants
20
Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Jean Segura Philadelphia Phillies
21
Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Texas Rangers
22
Marcus Semien is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Oakland Athletics
23
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PaulA1 added Adalberto Mondesi
24
Eduardo Escobar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Arizona Diamondbacks
25
Amed Rosario is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Shortstops
Amed Rosario