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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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2013 Home Run Derby

Baseballs will fly at the Home Run Derby on Monday night (8 p.m. ET, ESPN), as eight of the game's best sluggers will try to deposit the most batting practice pitches over the outfield wall at Citi Field in New York. Is the Home Run Derby the best skills competition in the universe of All-Star sporting events? Will Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, with 37 homers to his credit in the first half, walk away with the trophy? Vote below!

Which player will win the Home Run Derby?

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  • Which National League slugger will hit the most home runs at the Home Run Derby?

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  • Which AL slugger will hit the most home runs at the Home Run Derby?

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  • Are you planning on watching the Home Run Derby? (8 p.m. ET, ESPN)

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  • Which is your favorite exhibition?

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