MLB The Show 20 Ratings: 99 OVR club expands – Mike Trout, Jacob deGrom & more

Four players have received the maximum rating this year, but do they deserve it?

Toby Durant by Toby Durant
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The new baseball season will, all being well, start soon.

Before Opening Day though, MLB The Show 20 will let players take to the diamond and live out their dreams.

SIE San Diego’s baseball sim is often among the most entertaining and accurate major sports title in gaming.

With several new features and gameplay tweaks, this year’s game looks like it will take the title to the next level.

Now we know who will receive the maximum rating in offline game modes.

Keep reading to see who is in the 99 OVR Club.

Released via twitter, four players were confirmed to have the maximum 99 OVR rating this year. Let’s take a look at who they are.

Mike Trout

LAST SEASON: Trout could do it all… Except bunt

Last year’s game saw Mike Trout receive the maximum 99 OVR.

That seemed fair given his status as clearly the best baseball player on earth right now.

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The Angels outfielder once again receives a 99 OVR rating thanks to a 2019 season that featured 45 homers, a 1.038 OPS, and a third MVP award.

Nolan Arenado

The Rockies’ third baseman has long been a monster at the plate.

After a 99 OVR rating last year it was going to be touch-and-go if Arenado made it again in The Show 20, but a strong season assured his spot atop the ratings.

With 41 homers, a .315 average, and strong defense he can do it all.

Jacob deGrom

Jacob deGrom in MLB The Show 18
SUPERMAN: Jacob deGrom is a true ace

The Mets ace picks up a maximum score this year.

It’s not particularly surprising given he has won back-to-back Cy Young awards.

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With a combined 2.05 ERA and 524 strikeouts since the start of 2018, he is a very deserving member.

Max Scherzer

A three-time Cy Young winner, Max Scherzer finally claimed a World Series ring last season with the Washington Nationals.

Scherzer is certainly the most surprising name of this group given that in 2019 he has a 2.92 ERA and did not lead the National League in strikeouts for the first time since 2015.

However, it is hard to argue with his career performance or importance to the Champs.

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