MLB The Show 17 Player Quirks Guide

All bonuses or penalties apply only to PCI. Pitcher bonus shrinks batter PCI, while penalty increases it, and vice versa.

Player Quirks

Type

Description

Impact to PCI

What does it do/mean?

Untouchable Pitcher Only Excels at striking hitters out None High K/9
Control Artist Pitcher Only Excels at limiting walks None High BB/9
Grounded Pitcher Only Excels at limiting home runs None High HR/9
Workhorse Pitcher Only Pitches deep into games by losing energy at a low rate None High Stamina
Stingy Pitcher Only Excels at limiting base hits None High H/9
Pickoff Artist Pitcher Only Has an extremely effective pickoff move None High Pickoff (Hidden?)
Cheesy Pitcher Only Throws an extremely effective Fastball None Great Fastball
Illusionist Pitcher Only Throws an extremely effective Changeup None Great Changeup
Sinkerballer Pitcher Only Throws an extremely effective sinking fastball None Great Sinker
Knee Buckler Pitcher Only Throws an extremely effective breaking ball None Great Breaking Ball
Mr. Splitee Pitcher Only Throws an extremely effective Split-Fingered Fastball None Great Splitter
Knuckleballer Pitcher Only Throws an extremely effective Knuckleball None Great Knuckleball
Stopper Pitcher Only Performs better when the team is behind Major Batter PCI decreases when pitcher’s team is trailing
Unbreakable Pitcher or Hitter Avoids injuries & recovers energy at a high rate None High Durability
Cannon Pitcher or Hitter Has an extremely strong throwing arm None High Arm Strength
Sniper Pitcher or Hitter Has an extremely accurate throwing arm None High Arm Accuracy
Soft Hands Pitcher or Hitter Excels at fielding the ball cleanly None High Fielding
Pressure Cooker Pitcher or Hitter Performs better when there are runners on base None High Clutch

 

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