Updating the Top 100 Hitters in Baseball

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Updating the Top 100 Hitters in Baseball
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If one were to peruse the Internet looking for lists of the 100 greatest hitters in MLB, they would find a myriad of charts and rankings.

This particular list will have a bit of a different twist.

Instead of choosing hitters based on previous exploits, awards, etc., the criteria for selection is that only statistics for the current year will be used.

Throw away everything that happened before 2013, as this is about the here and now.

For that reason, some surprise names don't make the cut. Albert Pujols, Matt Kemp, Josh Hamilton, Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Reyes, Aramis Ramirez and others may be on many other lists, but not this one. Poor performance or injuries keep them on the outside looking in.

Here is a list of the top 100 hitters in MLB right now.

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