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How do the top third basemen in Major League Baseball stack up? That question has been answered by our experts in the latest installment of the Baseball Tonight 100 (#BBTN100), a project to rank the top players across all 30 teams. We'll reveal a new position each day and unveil the overall 1-100 rankings March 27.

Do you agree with the experts' take on third basemen? Simply click on the images of the top 10 below to submit your ballot.

Rank: #BBTN100 Top Third Basemen

Pedro Alvarez

Pedro Alvarez

Pittsburgh Pirates
BBTN Rank: 10

Adrian Beltre

Adrian Beltre

Texas Rangers
BBTN Rank: 3

Matt Carpenter

Matt Carpenter

St. Louis Cardinals
BBTN Rank: 6

Josh Donaldson

Josh Donaldson

Oakland A's
BBTN Rank: 4

Chase Headley

Chase Headley

San Diego Padres
BBTN Rank: 9

Evan Longoria

Evan Longoria

Tampa Bay Rays
BBTN Rank: 1

Manny Machado

Manny Machado

Baltimore Orioles
BBTN Rank: 5

Pablo Sandoval

Pablo Sandoval

San Francisco Giants
BBTN Rank: 8

David Wright

David Wright

New York Mets
BBTN Rank: 2

Ryan Zimmerman

Ryan Zimmerman

Washington Nationals
BBTN Rank: 7

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Chris Davis' power outage?

Chris Davis looked like he was on pace to challenge Roger Maris' old home run record, but that was before he participated in the Home Run Derby. Davis has gone 31 plate appearances without a home run, and since June 1 has only put up a .320 OBP. He was a major reason why the Orioles were in the hunt in the first half, but a Davis without power isn't going to help Baltimore hold on to a playoff spot. Meanwhile, teammate Manny Machado (.271/.293/.397 with 41 strikeouts since June 1) isn't picking up Davis' slack.

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