Top 5 MLB players by position.

This is a list based solely on players who I believe are the best at their respective positions at this very moment. The past accomplishments of these players did not take a role in where/if they were ranked, just how good they are at this moment.

1st Baseman

  1. Miguel Cabrera
  2. Eric Hosmer
  3. Albert Pujols
  4. Paul Goldschmidt
  5. Jose Abreu

2nd Baseman

  1. Dee Gordon
  2. Jose Altuve
  3. Brian Dozier
  4. Kolten Wong
  5. Brandon Phillips

Shortstop

  1. Troy Tulowitzki
  2. Alcides Escobar
  3. Carlos Carrera
  4. Andrelton Simmons
  5. Adeiny Hechavarria

3rd base

  1. Josh Donaldson
  2. Todd Frazier
  3. Nolan Arenado
  4. Mike Moustakas
  5.  Adrian Beltre

Catchers

  1. Salvador Perez
  2. Buster Posey
  3. Yadier Molina
  4. Jason Castro
  5. Stephen Vogt

Left Field

  1. Yoenis Cespedes
  2. Alex Gordon
  3. Corey Dickerson
  4. Starling Marte
  5. Christian Yelich

Center Field

  1. Mike Trout
  2. Lorenzo Cain
  3. Billy Hamilton
  4. Joc Pederson
  5. A.J. Pollock

Right Field

  1. Giancarlo Stanton
  2. Bryce Harper
  3. Jose Bautista
  4. JD Martinez
  5. Yasiel Puig

DH

  1. Nelson Cruz
  2. Kendrys Morales
  3. Edwin Encarnation
  4. David Ortiz
  5. Alex Rodriguez

Starting Pitching

  1. Max Scherzer
  2. Jake Arrieta
  3. Zack Greinke
  4. Clayton Kershaw
  5. Dallas Keuckle

Relief Pitching

  1. Wade Davis
  2. Dellin Betances
  3. Aroldis Chapman
  4. Luke Gregerson
  5. Jeurys Familia

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