MLB 15 The Show roster update four was released including a host of other player changes and new rookies as well as a big boost to Hanley Ramirez. The Change notes from the latest update are listed below as well.

PLAYERS ADDED THIS WEEK
PLAYERS TEAM SKIN TONE
Burgos_Enrique ARI 8
Hinojosa_Dalier BOS 8
Lorenzen_Michael CIN 7
Solano_Jhonatan MIA 7
Leathersich_Jack NYM 6
DeLaCruz_Joel NYY 8
Muncy_Max OAK 6
Mazzoni_Cory SDG 6
Cooney_Tim STL 6
Stanley_Cody STL 6
Brett_Ryan TAM 6
Teaford_Everett TAM 6
Cole_AJ WAS 6
Solis_Sammy WAS 6

TRANSACTION HIGHLIGHTS
DH Jimmy Paredes moved from Orioles Bench to Orioles Position.
RF Daniel Nava moved from Red Sox Bench to Red Sox Position.
RF Shane Victorino moved from Red Sox Position to Red Sox Minors.
SP Masahiro Tanaka moved from Yankees Starting to Yankees Minors.
LF Michael Saunders moved from Blue Jays Minors to Blue Jays Position.
LF Kevin Pillar moved from Blue Jays Position to Blue Jays Bench.
SS Jose Reyes moved from Blue Jays Position to Blue Jays Minors.
CP Brett Cecil moved from Blue Jays Relief to Blue Jays Closer.
RP Miguel Castro moved from Blue Jays Closer to Blue Jays Relief.
SP Ricky Nolasco moved from Twins Minors to Twins Starting.
SP Matt Shoemaker moved from Angels Minors to Angels Starting.
RP Ryan Cook moved from A’s Minors to A’s Relief.
SP Kendall Graveman moved from A’s Starting to A’s Minors.
SP Jesse Chavez moved from A’s Relief to A’s Starting.
2B Ben Zobrist moved from A’s Position to A’s Minors.
SP Hisashi Iwakuma moved from Mariners Starting to Mariners Minors.
LF Josh Hamilton moved from Angels Minors to Rangers Minors.
C AJ Pierzynski moved from Braves Bench to Braves Position.
SP Homer Bailey moved from Reds Starting to Reds Minors.
CF Carlos Gomez moved from Brewers Minors to Brewers Position.
SP Adam Wainwright moved from Cardinals Starting to Cardinals Minors.
SP Archie Bradley moved from D’backs Starting to D’backs Minors.
CP John Axford moved from Rockies Relief to Rockies Closer.
CP Adam Ottavino moved from Rockies Closer to Rockies Minors.
SP Brandon McCarthy moved from Dodgers Starting to Dodgers Minors.
RF Yasiel Puig moved from Dodgers Position to Dodgers Minors.
DH Alex Guerrero moved from Dodgers Bench to Dodgers Position.

Change Notes:

– Fixed an issue where users could scout players that are not known to their team.

– There is now a Free Agent tab in the Marketplace of The Show. Marketplace updating will now update player listings and data that have moved from the mlb pool to free agent pool in each Live Roster update.

– Collection screen has free agent tab in Diamond Dynasty.

– Extra Innings is now MORE random, widening the pools of eligible users/DD teams”

Key attribute changes:

Anthony Rizzo is now an 86 overall and a gold tier card

Hanley Ramirez has jumped to a 91 overall and his power increased to 80

Dallas Keuchel increased to an 84 overall

Justin Upton slightly increased to an 88 overall with his power going to an 83

Joe Nathan has dropped to a 77 overall and to a bronze tier card

Tips:
Remember to pay attention to real life players and their stats.  SDS is usually a bit slower to increase attributes, especially for proven players, but once a player has proven that he has progressed/degressed they will not hesitate to change their ratings (See Joe Nathan)

Pay attention to rookies or sophomores especially for more drastic upgrades!  Devon Travis and Anthony Gose will be some players to keep an eye on!

 

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Derek is a 27 year old that has been a sports gaming enthusiast since his early age. He has played sports games since he was age 5, going from RBI Baseball on the NES to MVP Baseball 2005 on the Xbox and now to MLB The Show on PS3/PS4. He plays MLB The Show competitively and has been ranked in the top 10 the past three years, as well as winning multiple challenges of the week. Derek strides to play sim, innovative, and implement real life baseball tactics that you see in the game today. He is also a huge St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Dolphins fan.