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
shelves.

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 Trout
CF
Los Angeles Angels
28
99
Nolan Arenado
3B
Colorado Rockies
28
99
Max Scherzer
SP
Washington Nationals
35
99
Jacob deGrom
SP
New York Mets
31
99
Cody Bellinger
RF
Los Angeles Dodgers
24
98
Mookie Betts
RF
Los Angeles Dodgers
27
98
Anthony Rendon
3B
Los Angeles Angels
29
97
Alex Bregman
3B
Houston Astros
26
97
Ronald Acuna Jr
CF
Atlanta Braves
22
97
Justin Verlander
SP
Houston Astros
37
96
Gerrit Cole
SP
New York Yankees
29
95
Clayton Kershaw
SP
Los Angeles Dodgers
32
94
Stephen Strasburg
SP
Washington Nationals
31
94
Aaron Judge
RF
New York Yankees
27
94
Kris Bryant
3B
Chicago Cubs
28
93
Trevor Story
SS
Colorado Rockies
27
93
Matt Chapman
3B
Oakland Athletics
26
92
Ozzie Albies
2B
Atlanta Braves
23
92
JT Realmuto
C
Philadelphia Phillies
29
92
Javier Baez
SS
Chicago Cubs
27
92
Christian Yelich
RF
Milwaukee Brewers
28
92

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