The Best 30 MLB Hitters, Ranked

By Staff Writer

Now that the 2022 season is underway, it’s easy to forget that the lockout between MLB owners and players almost prevented us from having a season at all. Instead of a season characterized by labor disputes, we have a season where the best players are already beginning to shine.

Some statistics make it easy to define a good hitter — batting average, home runs, and extra base hits — but other factors play into a hitter’s success too. Here are the best 30 hitters in MLB, ranked using stats and some of those measurements from Bleacher Report, The Athletic, and Fan Graphs.