Bill Streicher - USA Today Sports
Bill Streicher - USA Today Sports

Cubs News: Nico Hoerner ranked as a Top 10 second basemen

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January 18, 2024 – Chicago Cubs second baseman Nico Hoerner ranked 10th on MLB Now’s Top 10 Second Basemen Right Now last night. A 2023 National League Gold Glove Award winner, who makes his debut on the ranking, finished one spot behind Zack Gelof of the Oakland Athletics. Earlier this week, teammate Seiya Suzuki ranked sixth on MLB Now’s Top 10 Right Fielders Right Now episode. Additionally, teammate Dansby Swanson ranked fourth on Top 10 Shortstops Right Now last week.

The complete ranking for MLB Now’s top-10 second basemen is listed below, available at this link and can be seen here:

Top 10 Second Basemen Right Now

1. Mookie Betts, Los Angeles Dodgers

2. José Altuve, Houston Astros

3. Marcus Semien, Texas Rangers

4. Luis Arráez, Miami Marlins

5. Ketel Marte, Arizona Diamondbacks

6. Matt McLain, Cincinnati Reds

7. Andrés Giménez, Cleveland Guardians

8. Edouard Julien, Minnesota Twins

9. Zack Gelof, Oakland Athletics

10. Nico Hoerner, Chicago Cubs

Hosted by MLB Network’s Brian Kenny, the 14th season of each Top 10 Right Now ranking considers player performance over the last three seasons, offensive and defensive metrics, both advanced Statcast data and traditional numbers, and expert analysis by the MLB Network research team. The series also features analysis from MLB Network on-air personalities and roundtable discussions with former SABR President Vince Gennaro, writer and editor Sarah Langs, and analyst Mike Petriello.

The offseason rankings will continue tonight as Kenny and Sean Casey count down MLB Now’s Top 10 First Basemen Right Now at 8 p.m. ET.

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