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    MLB 10: The Show

    Game » consists of 3 releases. Released Mar 02, 2010

    Sony's award-winning baseball franchise returns for the 2010 season with another installment of The Show. New features including Road to The Show Version 4.0 now enabling you to call the game as a catcher as well as the return of the Home Run Derby.

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    MLB 10: The Show is produced by Sony and officially licensed by the MLB.  The cover athlete for this year's game is Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer.

    New Features

    Road to the Show 4.0

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    This year's installment of MLB: The Show upgrades the popular Road to The Show mode. The first thing players will notice when starting a RTTS (Road to The Show) career is the player creation has improved. Now you can find even more options for players who want to truly customize their on field superstars. The drill system has also been improved. Now players can find specific drills for catchers and pitchers in the practice modes and improve their skills with their respective players even more. The progression of the mode has also been tweaked. Instead of players starting out playing spring training against MLB players, they will start out directly in the Double A season and work up to an invite to Spring Training. These enhancements will make it easier for new players to get into the game, and veterans will have time to hone their skills before starting the season.

    Catcher Mode

    In Road to the Show mode, an enhanced catcher position is available to play.  The new catcher mode allows players to choose the pitches and their locations behind the mound.  In this mode, the player has a first-person perspective behind the mound, immersing the player into the catcher position.  Playing as the catcher allows players to further manage the game by picking off base runners and fielding the ball.  As the catcher, calling a quality start or picking off base runners will reward the player with experience points.  Being able to play as a catcher and perform all of the duties of a catcher greatly enhances the realism of this game.

    Classic Stadiums

     Given out as a pre-order bonus was a code for a Classic Stadium pack that included Crosley Field, Forbes Field, Griffith Stadium, Polo Grounds, Shibe Park, and Sportsman's Park.  These stadiums could be later purchased as downloadable content from the Playstation Store.

    Other New Modes and Features

    Other new modes for the game help enhance the experience even more.
    • Players can now play the Home Run Derby as a standalone mode or as part of the All Star Break
    • New Stadiums
    • New gameplay and presentation animations
    • Customize the fan chants and game audio
    • Full online league support
    • New movie maker feature to allow more diverse editing of replays and clips
    • Online game history
    • New camera system
    • More details in visuals

    Team Rankings

     All 30 MLB teams are ranked in-game on 4 separate categories: Overall, Batting, Pitching, Defense.   
    Overall RankingBatting RankingPitching RankingDefense Ranking
     1. New York YankeesYankeesYankeesRed Sox
     2. Boston Red SoxRed SoxDodgers Mets 
     3. Philadelphia PhilliesPhilliesRed SoxMariners 
     4. Los Angeles DodgersRangers Braves Dodgers 
     5. Tampa Bay RaysRays Diamondbacks Phillies 
     6. Atlanta BravesRockies White SoxYankees
     7. Anaheim AngelsAngelsPhilliesWhite Sox 
     8. Colorado RockiesCubsAthletics Rays 
     9.Chicago CubsBraves Cubs Astros 
     10. Texas RangersDodgersAngels Blue Jays 
     11. Arizona DiamondbacksTwins Twins Rangers 
     12. Minnesota TwinsBlue Jays Rays Orioles 
     13. Chicago White SoxDiamondbacks Giants Cardinals 
     14. San Fransisco GiantsOrioles Tigers Tigers
     15. Toronto Blue JaysMets Cardinals Royals 
     16. St. Louis CardinalsGiants Rockies Angels 
     17. New York MetsReds Brewers Athletics 
     18. Milwaukee Brewers White Sox Padres Nationals  
     19. Cincinnati RedsBrewers Mariners Reds 
     20. Baltimore Orioles Cardinals RoyalsPirates 
     21. Seattle MarinersMarlins Reds Giants 
     22. Houston AstrosMariners Mets Braves 
     23. Oakland AthleticsNationals Rangers Twins 
     24. Detroit TigersAstros Astros Rockies 
     25. San Diego PadresPirates  Blue JaysIndians 
     26. Florida MarlinsPadresNationals Cubs 
     27. Kansas City RoyalsRoyals Pirates Diamondbacks 
     28. Washington NationalsIndians IndiansBrewers
     29. Pittsburgh PiratesTigers OriolesMarlins 
     30. Cleveland IndiansAthleticsMarlins Padres 


    • Band of Skulls – “I Know What I Am” 
    • Baroness – “Swollen and Halo” 
    • The Grouch & Eligh – “All In (Feat. Gift of Gab & Pigeon John)” 
    • Night Horse – “Come Down Halo” 
    • Scarlet Symphony – “Your Blood Is Mine” 
    • Silversun Pickups – “It’s Nice to Know You Work Alone” 
    • The Budos Band – “The Proposition” 
    • The Heavy – “How You Like Me Now (Beats Mix)” 
    • The New Regime – “Haunt My Mind” 
    • The Soundtrack of Our Lives – “Babel On” 
    • We Are Scientists – “Rules” 
    • Zodiac Death Valley – “Look Alive!”    

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