How to steal bases in MLB The Show 22

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Stealing bases in MLB The Show 22 is going to be useful, especially in modes like Diamond Dynasty or any online modes.

The good news is we've got the perfect guide to help you achieve this on every platform there is.

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Let's go over how to steal bases in MLB The Show 22.

How to steal bases in MLB The Show 22

Depending on how many bases you're looking to steal, you'll use a different set of controls. We'll detail each of those controls for each platform below.

Stealing bases requires timing as well, so you'll want to trigger it at the right time. You'll also at least need to have one player on base.

MLB The Show 22 Steal Bases
ALL ABOUT TIMING: Don't get picked off, send your runner at the right time

If you send your runner too early, he'll easily be picked off by the pitcher. Send him too late, you could give the opposing team a double play.

Practice how to steal bases in MLB The Show 22 a couple of times before trying to do it in a game.

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Stealing Bases on PlayStation

We're first going to go over the MLB The Show 22 controls for PlayStation, which includes PS4 and PS5, considering they're the same controls.

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STEALS GUIDE: Use this image to help you understand how to steal bases

Here's the full breakdown on PlayStation:

Stealing and baserunning pre-pitch controls:

  • Select Runner: Point L toward the occupied base of the desired baserunner
  • Advance: L1 after selecting baserunner
  • Advance All Runners: L1
  • Steal Individual Runner: Select with L and then hit L2
  • Steal All Runners: L2
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  • Hold and Release Steal: Hold L2 until just before the pitcher begins windup

Baserunning controls when the ball is in play:

  • Select Runner: Point L toward the location of the desired baserunner
  • Advance/Return Individual Runner: L + Circle, Triangle, Square
  • Tag Up: L1
  • Advance All Runners: Hold L1
  • Return All Runners: Hold R1
  • Stop Runner: R2

Stealing Bases on Xbox

As we mentioned with PlayStation, it's pretty much the same for Xbox, aside from the buttons being slightly different.

Here's your breakdown to steal bases in MLB The Show 22:

Stealing and baserunning pre-pitch controls:

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  • Select Runner: Point L toward the occupied base of the desired baserunner
  • Advance: LB after selecting baserunner
  • Advance All Runners: LB
  • Steal Individual Runner: Select with L and then hit LT
  • Steal All Runners: LT
  • Hold and Release Steal: Hold LT until just before the pitcher begins windup

Baserunning controls when the ball is in play:

  • Select Runner: Point L toward the location of the desired baserunner
  • Advance/Return Individual Runner: L + B, Y, X
  • Tag Up: LB
  • Advance All Runners: Hold LB
  • Return All Runners: Hold RB
  • Stop Runner: RT

We'll have a full MLB The Show 22 controls guide for you very soon.