Top 10 Best MLB Third Basemen In The World Right Now

October 2, 2020 By Sourav


Top 10 Best MLB Third Basemen In The World Right Now

The third baseman is one of the most vital positions in any baseball game. Their primary duty is to defend the area near the third base. They usually assigned the number ‘5’ in any defensive play. Besides, they also often stand closest to the batter. And for that, they need to be real quick. There are several great players that play as the third basemen for their teams since the inaugural season of Major League Baseball. And till now, there are many talented players that play in this position. So, here goes our exclusive list of the best MLB third basemen in the world right now.

Top 10 Best MLB Third Basemen In The World Right Now | 2020 Updates

Starting from the best MLB pitchers to the best MLB catchers, we have already published several lists of amazing baseball players having superior talents. But, this series will be really incomplete without the mention of those players playing as the third basemen in Major League Baseball. So, here goes our exclusive list of the best MLB third basemen in 2020.

10. Yoan Moncada

Needless to say, Yoan Moncada is definitely one of the best MLB third basemen playing right now. He currently plays for the Major League Baseball franchise Chicago White Sox. He previously played for the Cienfuegos of the Cuban National Series during his Cuban baseball career. Besides, he also previously played in the Class A South Atlantic League during his minor league days. And since that time, he showed is prominence in this sport.

Yoan Moncada was first signed by the Boston Red Sox during the 2015 MLB season as an international free agent. And then in 2017, he joined the Chicago White Sox after playing for the Red Sox for a single season. He has more than 50 home runs under his name right now. Besides, he also has a batting average of 0.265 during his career till the 2020 MLB season. Moreover, he has 163 runs batted in.

9. Josh Donaldson

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Josh-Donaldson

One of the best MLB third basemen in 2020, Josh Donaldson, played for several Major League Baseball franchises, such as Oakland Athletics, Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, and Atlanta Braves. He also previously played for the Auburn University during his college baseball career. Besides, he also played for the Pace High School in Florida during his childhood days. And since those days, he showed his excellence.

Josh Donaldson has achieved his place in the MLB All-Star three times in his career till now. Besides, he also received the AL MVP during the 2015 MLB season. Moreover, he also received the prestigious Silver Slugger Award twice until now. He received the AL Hank Aaron Award in 2015. In that same year, he also became the AL RBI leader. Recently in 2019, he has achieved his place as the NL Comeback Player of the Year.

8. Kris Bryant

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Kris-Bryant

American baseball star Kris Bryant currently plays for the Major League Baseball franchise Chicago Cubs. He previously played for the University of San Diego during his college baseball career. Besides, he also previously played for the Bonanza High School in Las Vegas during his childhood days. And since that very early age, he showed his excellent prominence in the game of baseball.

Kris Bryant has achieved his place in the MLB All-Star three times in his career till now. Besides, he also became the World Series champion in 2016. In that same year, he also became the NL MVP. Moreover, he became the NL Rookie of the Year in 2015. The following year, he received the NL Hank Aaron Award. Besides, he received both the Golden Spikes Award and Dick Howser Trophy in 2013.

7. Jedd Gyorko

One of the best MLB third basemen in the world, Jedd Gyorko, currently plays for the Major League Baseball franchise Milwaukee Brewers. He previously played for the West Virginia University during his college baseball career. Besides, he also played for the University High School in West Virginia during his childhood days. And since that very early age, he showed his prominence in this sport.

Jedd Gyorko was first drafted by the San Diego Padres during the 2010 MLB draft as the second round 59th overall pick. He then joined the St. Louis Cardinals in 2016 after playing for the Padres for four seasons. Finally, in 2020, he joined the Milwaukee Brewers after playing or the Los Angeles Dodgers for a single season. He now also has a club option for a contract extension with the Brewers in 2021.

6. Matt Carpenter

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Matt-Carpenter

Without any doubt, Matt Carpenter is surely one of the best MLB third basemen in 2020. He currently plays for the Major League Baseball franchise St. Louis Cardinals. He previously played for the Texas Christian University during his college baseball days. Besides, he also previously played for the Lawrence E. Elkins High School in Texas during his childhood days. And since that time, he showed his prominence in this sport.

Matt Carpenter was first drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals during the 2009 MLB draft as the 13th round pick. And since then, he became an integral part of the team. He has achieved his place in the MLB All-Star three times in his career till now. Besides, he also received the prestigious NL Silver Slugger Award in 2013. Recently in April 2019, he signed a two-year contract extension with the Cardinals worth $39 million.

5. Eduardo Escobar

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Eduardo-Escobar

Known as one of the best MLB shortstops in 2020, Eduardo Escobar also plays as a third baseman. He currently plays for the Major League Baseball franchise Arizona Diamondbacks. Chicago White Sox first signed him during the 2011 season as an international free agent. This Venezuelan star then took his transfer to the Minnesota Twins and played for seven seasons. And recently in 2019, he opted for his transfer to Arizona Diamondbacks.

Eduardo Escobar signed a three-year contract with the MLB franchise Arizona Diamondbacks that is worth $21 million. He has more than 106 home runs under his name in his career till the 2020 MLB season. Besides, he also currently has a batting average of 0.260. Moreover, he now has 426 runs batted in. This Venezuelan baseball star recently bought a house in Miami where he lives during the MLB offseason.

4. Mike Moustakas

One of the best MLB players in the world, Mike Moustakas, currently plays for the Major League Baseball franchise Cincinnati Reds. He previously played for the Chatsworth High School in Los Angeles during his childhood days. Besides, he also received a scholarship from the University of Southern California during his college baseball career. But, he chose to opt for the 2007 MLB draft instead.

Mike Moustakas was first picked during the 2007 amateur draft by the Kansas City Royals as a second-round overall pick. He then joined the Milwaukee Brewers in 2018 after playing for the Royals for seven seasons. He has achieved his place in the MLB All-star three times in his career till now. Besides, he also became the World Series champion in 2015. Moreover, he became the AL Comeback Player of the Year in 2017.

3. Evan Longoria

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Evan-Longoria

One of the best MLB third basemen in 2020, Evan Longoria, currently plays for the Major League Baseball franchise San Francisco Giants. He previously played for the Long Beach State University during his college baseball career. Besides, he also played for the Saint John Bosco High School in California during his childhood days. And since that very early age, he showed his prominence in this sport.

Evan Longoria has achieved his place in the MLB All-Star three times in his career till now. Besides, he also received the AL Rookie of the Year award in 2008. Moreover, he also received the prestigious Gold Glove Award three times in his career till now. He has achieved the Silver Slugger Award in 2009. And during the 2017 MLB season, he has completed a Hit for the cycle. He also helped the United States team to win the 2007 Baseball World Cup.

2. Anthony Rendon

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Anthony-Rendon

One of the most successful players in MLB, Anthony Rendon, currently plays for the Major League Baseball franchise Los Angeles Angels. He previously played for Rice University in Texas during his college baseball days. Besides, he also played for the Lamar High School in Houston during his childhood career. And since that very early age, he showed his excellent prominence in this sport.

Anthony Rendon has achieved his place in the MLB All-Star in 2019. Besides, he has achieved his place in the All-MLB First Team in 2019. In that same year, he also became the World Series champion. Moreover, he received the prestigious Silver Slugger Award twice in his career till now. He received the NL Comeback Player of the Year award in 2016. Besides, he also became the MLB RBI leader in the 2019 MLB season.

1. Nolan Arenado

One of the greatest baseball players of all time, Nolan Arenado, currently plays for the Major League Baseball franchise Colorado Rockies. He previously played for the Arizona State University during his college career. Besides, he also previously played for the El Toro High School in Lake Forest during his childhood days. Colorado Rockies first picked him during the 2009 MLB draft as the second round 59th overall selection.

Nolan Arenado has achieved his place in the MLB All-Star five times in his career till now. Besides, he received the prestigious Gold Glove Award seven times in his career. Moreover, he also received the Platinum Glove Award thrice. He received the Silver Slugger Award four times and the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award three times. Besides, he became the NL home run leader thrice and NL RBI leader twice.

So, here goes our exclusive list of the best MLB third basemen in the world right now. We hope you liked this list. And, don’t forget to send us your valuable opinion about this list in the comment box below.

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  1. Daniel MONICO
    Daniel MONICO February 9, 2020 12:22

    No Jeff McNeil???

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