Roster Update sees Diamond swap of Stanton and Lindor

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MLB The Show 21 has released a new roster update for the title, and along with it comes changes in Diamond Dynasty ratings for Live Series players.

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We've got all the details on who rose and fell in this roster update, and what kinds of ratings changes have been made for MLB The Show 21 Diamond Dynasty.

MLB The Show 21 May 14 Roster Update

MLB The Show 21 has continued to drop new content in-game and push out frequent updates to remedy bugs and crashes, with Game Update 6 and Game Update 7 landing just one day apart.

That includes seeing semi-frequent roster updates with changes to Diamond Dynasty ratings for players who are a part of the Live Series.

MLB The Show 21 Roster Update Diamond Dynasty Ratings Changes
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RATINGS ARE A-CHANGIN: Some will rise and some will fall

Classic legends or throwback cards won't see their ratings change, but the Live Series is meant to fluctuate based on how players are performing in the MLB.

The latest roster update for May 14, 2021 includes dozens of ratings adjustments, plenty of new additions, and position changes for several players.

Lindor loses Diamond tier while four others gain it

One of the big occurrences of each roster update will continue to be the players who gain or lose Diamond tier status in Diamond Dynasty.


Only players with an 85 OVR rating or higher get to be in the Diamond tier, and that's a privilege that Francisco Lindor lost this week when his rating dipped to 84 OVR.

We also saw four new Diamond tier players, as James Karinchak, Brandon Woodruff, Giancarlo Stanton, and Xander Bogaerts all had ratings boosted into the 85+ realm.


Top 25 Diamond Dynasty Ratings Changes

Even with so many different players seeing their ratings fluctuate with this MLB The Show 21 roster update, the upper echelon showcases the top players in flux.

Here are the top 25 Diamond Dynasty players with ratings changes in this roster update:

  • Ronald Acuna Jr., 94 OVR (+2), Atlanta Braves
  • Gerrit Cole, 92 OVR (+1), New York Yankees
  • Mookie Betts, 91 OVR (-1), Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Max Scherzer, 89 OVR (+1), Washington Nationals
  • Josh Hader, 88 OVR (+1), Milwaukee Brewers
  • Shane Bieber, 88 OVR (-1), Cleveland Indians
  • Byron Buxton, 88 OVR (+1), Minnesota Twins
  • Manny Machado, 87 OVR (-1), San Diego Padres
  • Aroldis Chapman, 87 OVR (+2), New York Yankees
  • Trevor Story, 86 OVR (-1), Colorado Rockies
  • Trea Turner, 86 OVR (+1), Washington Nationals
  • Clayton Kershaw, 86 OVR (-1), Los Angeles Dodgers
  • James Karinchak, 85 OVR (+2), Cleveland Indians
  • Brandon Woodruff, 85 OVR (+2), Milwaukee Brewers
  • Giancarlo Stanton, 85 OVR (+2), New York Yankees
  • Alex Bregman, 85 OVR (-1), Houston Astros
  • D.J. LeMahieu, 85 OVR (-1), New York Yankees
  • Xander Bogaerts, 85 OVR (+1), Boston Red Sox
  • Buster Posey, 84 OVR (+2), San Francisco Giants
  • Yuli Gurriel, 84 OVR (+2), Houston Astros
  • Francisco Lindor, 84 OVR (-1), New York Mets
  • Jeff McNeil, 84 OVR (+1), New York Mets
  • Nelson Cruz, 83 OVR (-1), Minnesota Twins
  • Jose Abreu, 83 OVR (-1), Chicago White Sox
  • Javier Baez, 83 OVR (+1), Chicago Cubs

You can view the full list here to see everyone who saw a ratings adjustment and see which individual attributes were changed.