MLB The Show 20: The best players in Franchise Mode - Mike Trout, Jacob deGrom & more

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Baseball season may be on hold, but MLB The Show 20 is finally available on PS4!

With a raft of new features and gameplay tweaks, you can see our review of the new game here.


With a new game comes a new set of ratings.

Only a handful were released before the game hit the

So who are the best players in MLB The Show 20?

Keep reading to find out!

These players are available in off-line modes. So that means Franchise Mode, Road To The Show, and March To October.

Diamond Dynasty has it's own set of ratings for players thanks to its card-game nature.

Mike Trout (99 OVR)

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Where to start but with Mike Trout. Baseball’s best player has the maximum 99 overall rating to go along with his three MVP awards.

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Trout brings 99 plate discipline and 99 power vs righties
too. Along with that he has 90 clutch, 90 contact vs righties, and 88 power vs
lefties. Away from the plate he is deadly too with 89 arm strength, 85
fielding, and 83 speed.

Nolan Arenado (99 OVR)

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Coloardo’s third baseman also gets the max rating for
another year.

Nolan Arenado brings perfect 99 power & 99 contact vs
lefties to the plate. He also has 99 clutch, and 99 reaction in the field.


Max Scherzer (99 OVR)

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Washington’s veteran starter Max Scherzer scores a max 99 OVR too.

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His 99 K/9 is all you need to know about how deadly he is on
the mound. With 93 stamina, 87 break, and a five-pitch repertoire he is a
nightmare to face.

Jacob deGrom (99 OVR)

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The final 99 OVR player is the back-to-back National League
Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom.

The Mets ace owns 98 velocity, 93 stamina, and 92 K/9 along
with five pitches to punch out the competition.

Cody Bellinger (98 OVR)

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The first of two elite Dodger outfielder, the reigning National League MVP checks in with a 98 OVR.

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Cody Bellinger has 99 arm strength, 92 reaction, and 90
fielding to be deadly with the glove. At the plate his 91 discipline, 88 power
vs righties and 85 power vs lefties means he can crush.


Mookie Betts (98 OVR)

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LA’s latest star came over in the winter from Boston. Former
American League MVP Mookie Betts adds his elite talent to the Dodgers outfield.

Betts is a stellar outfielder, with 99 reaction, 99 arm
accuracy, and 97 fielding. At the plate he has 96 clutch, 92 discipline, and
good contact skill with 84 vs lefties and 82 against righties.

Anthony Rendon (97 OVR)

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Another player on a new team, Anthony Rendon brings his talent and World Series ring to LA.


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His 99 clutch, 93 contact vs righties, 91 contact vs
lefties, and 90 power vs lefties makes him deadly at the plate. He can field
well too, with 81 reaction and 73 fielding.

Alex Bregman (97 OVR)

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The Houston Astros may be embroiled in a cheating scandal,
but they also have good players.

Alex Bregman has perfect 99 contact vs lefties along with 97
discipline and 95 durability. He also has 81 reactions and 76 arm strength in
the field.

Ronald Acuna Jr (97 OVR)

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The Atlanta Braves young star is next up. Ronald Acuna comes in with a strong 97 OVR.

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With 96 arm strength and 96 accuracy you shouldn’t try
running on him. Acuna has 95 durability along with 89 clutch. At the plate he
has 88 power against lefties and 77 contact against both righties and lefties.

Justin Verlander (96 OVR)

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The #2 pitcher in MLB The Show 20 goes to Astros veteran
Justin Verlander.

His 99 break is paired with 91 K/9 and 91 stamina to make a dangerous pitcher. His five-pitch repertoire will keep hitters off balance.


All the best players in MLB The Show 20

Player Position Team Age OVR
Mike TroutCFLos Angeles Angels2899
Nolan Arenado3BColorado Rockies2899
Max ScherzerSPWashington Nationals3599
Jacob deGromSPNew York Mets3199
Cody BellingerRFLos Angeles Dodgers2498
Mookie BettsRFLos Angeles Dodgers2798
Anthony Rendon3BLos Angeles Angels2997
Alex Bregman3BHouston Astros2697
Ronald Acuna JrCFAtlanta Braves2297
Justin VerlanderSPHouston Astros3796
Gerrit ColeSPNew York Yankees2995
Clayton KershawSPLos Angeles Dodgers3294
Stephen StrasburgSPWashington Nationals3194
Aaron JudgeRFNew York Yankees2794
Kris Bryant3BChicago Cubs2893
Trevor StorySSColorado Rockies2793
Matt Chapman3BOakland Athletics2692
Ozzie Albies2BAtlanta Braves2392
JT RealmutoCPhiladelphia Phillies2992
Javier BaezSSChicago Cubs2792
Christian YelichRFMilwaukee Brewers2892