Ranked: The Fastest Players In MLB

Below is a ranking of the 25 fastest baserunners in Major League Baseball (MLB), based on average feet per second Statcast data:     

                                                                  Sprint Speed (ft / sec)     

  1. Corbin Carroll, OF, Diamondbacks (30.7)
  2. Bubba Thompson, OF, Rangers (30.4)
  3. Bobby Witt Jr., SS, Royals (30.4)
  4. Jose Siri, CF, Rays (30.4)
  5. Trea Turner, SS, Phillies (30.3)
  6. Garrett Mitchell, CF, Brewers (30.2)
  7. Tim Locastro, CF, Mets (30.1)
  8. Jorge Mateo, SS, Orioles (30.1)
  9. Jake McCarthy, OF, Diamondbacks (30.1)
  10. Oneil Cruz, SS, Pirates (29.9)
  11. Esteury Ruiz, CF, Athletics (29.8)
  12. Tyler O'Neill, OF, Cardinals (29.8)
  13. Julio Rodriguez, OF, Mariners (29.8)
  14. Nate Eaton, OF, Royals (29.7)
  15. Matt Vierling, OF, Tigers (29.6)
  16. Jon Berti, UT, Marlins (29.6)
  17. Amed Rosario, SS, Guardians (29.5)
  18. Leody Taveras, OF, Rangers (29.5)
  19. Edmundo Sosa, IF, Phillies (29.5)
  20. Jose Azocar, OF, Padres (29.4)
  21. Michael Harris II, CF, Braves (29.4)
  22. Lane Thomas, OF, Nationals (29.4)
  23. Jeremy Pena, SS, Astros (29.4)
  24. Mike Trout, CF, Angels (29.4)
  25. Alek Thomas, OF, Diamondbacks (29.4)

Corbin Carroll of the Arizona Diamondbacks takes the top spot with an average sprint speed of 30.7 feet/second.

Bubba Thompson of the Texas Rangers follows closely behind in second place, while Bobby Witt Jr. of the Kansas City Royals comes in at third.

These players, along with the rest of the list, are known for their blazing speed on the basepaths, and with the larger bases this season, making them must-watch players on the basepaths this season. Photo Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports