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List Rules Vote up the third basemen best suited for the hot corner.

Whether you're working on your fantasy baseball roster or simply staying abreast of the MLB's finest, this list of the best MLB third basemen currently playing will prove quite useful. As the closest infielder, the third baseman position, also known as the "hot corner," is usually played by a right-handed player who can catch hard line drives and anticipate bunts. Baseball fans, cast your votes for the players best at covering fly balls, protecting third base, and specializing in defense. Who are the best current third basemen in major league baseball today?

With two Gold Glove Awards at only 24-years-old, Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado currently stands as the best at third baseman. Other great baseball players adept at third base include Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado, and Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson. Vote for who you think are the best MLB third basemen currently playing in the league today. Make sure to also vote for the best current first basemen in the MLB. Such a demanding position demands its own recognition.

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Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies

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Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Manny Machado Baltimore Oriols

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Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs

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Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Josh Donaldson Toronto Blue Jays

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Mike Moustakas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Mike Moustakas Kansas City Royals

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Adrian Beltre is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Adrian Beltre Texas Rangers

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Evan Longoria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Evan Longoria Tampa Bay Rays

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Kyle Seager is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Kyle Seager Seattle Mariners

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Justin Turner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Justin Turner Los Angeles Dodgers

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Anthony Rendon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Anthony Rendon Washington Nationals

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Maikel Franco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Maikel Franco Philadelphia Phillies

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Rafael Devers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Rusty Shackelford added Rafael Devers

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Joey Gallo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Joey Gallo Texas Rangers

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Eugenio Suarez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Eugenio Suarez Cincinnati Reds

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Eduardo Núñez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Eduardo Núñez San Francisco Giants

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Trevor Plouffe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Trevor Plouffe Minnesota Twins

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Yunel Escobar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Yunel Escobar Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

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Marwin González is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Rusty Shackelford added Marwin González

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Todd Frazier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Todd Frazier Chicago White Sox

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Matt Davidson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Matt Davidson Chicago White Sox

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Nicholas Castellanos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Nicholas Castellanos Detroit Tigers

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Travis Shaw is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Travis Shaw Milwaukee Brewers

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José Reyes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
José Reyes New York Mets

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Pablo Sandoval is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Pablo Sandoval San Francisco Giants

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Jedd Gyorko is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Jedd Gyorko St. Louis Cardinals

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Ryan Schimpf is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Ryan Schimpf San Diego Padres

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Adonis García is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Is The Best Third Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Adonis García Atlanta Braves