MLB The Show 18 Drops Roster Update, New Cards and Immortal Event

MLB The Show 18

San Diego Studio (SDS) released another huge content update for MLB The Show 18 Diamond Dynasty today. This update includes changes to roster attributes, over a dozen new cards, a new event, new program and more. Here’s a complete breakdown.

Today’s roster update features attribute upgrades and downgrades, as well as team changes as a result of recent trades or signings. Below are some of the major attribute changes.

NOTABLE UPGRADES
  • Alex Bregman, Astros 3B – 85 to 86
  • Christian Yelich, Brewers LF – 83 to 85
  • Justin Turner, Dodgers 3B – 83 to 85
  • Anthony Rizzo, Cubs 1B – 83 to 84
  • Blake Snell, Rays SP – 80 to 82
  • Matt Chapman, Athletics 3B – 80 to 82
  • Jose Leclerc, Rangers CP – 78 to 80
  • Ben Zobrist, Cubs 2B – 78 to 80
  • Mike Clevinger, Indians SP – 78 to 80
  • Mitch Haniger, Mariners SP – 78 to 80
  • Ronald Acuna Jr., Braves LF – 78 to 80
  • Juan Soto, Nationals LF – 76 to 79
  • Gleyber Torres, Yankees SS – 77 to 79
  • Eduardo Rodriguez, Red Sox SP – 76 to 78
  • Zack Wheeler, Mets SP – 75 to 78
  • Walker Buehler, Dodgers SP – 76 to 78
  • Anibal Sanchez, Braves SP – 76 to 78
  • Jack Flaherty, Cardinals SP – 76 to 78
  • Stephen Piscotty, Athletics RF – 75 to 77
  • German Marquez, Rockies SP – 73 to 76
  • Gregory Polanco, Pirates RF – 74 to 76
  • Ryne Stanek, Rays SP – 71 to 75
  • Johan Camargo, Braves 3B – 72 to 75
  • Adam Frazier, Pirates 2B – 73 to 75
  • Hector Neris, Phillies RP – 73 to 75
  • Jake Junis, Royals SP – 73 to 75
  • Kendrys Morales, Blue Jays 1B – 73 to 75
  • Tyler White, Astros 1B – 72 to 74
NOTABLE DOWNGRADES
  • Craig Kimbrel, Red Sox CP – 87 to 86
  • Carlos Correa, Astros SS – 86 to 85
  • Madison Bumgarner, Giants SP – 85 to 83
  • George Springer, Astros CF – 83 to 82
  • Carlos Martinez, Cardinals RP – 82 to 80
  • Robinson Cano, Mariners 2B – 81 to 80
  • Nate Jones, White Sox RP – 81 to 79
  • Rich Hill, Dodgers SP – 80 to 79
  • Brian Dozier, Dodgers 2B – 80 to 78
  • Josh Reddick, Astros RF – 79 to 78
  • Wil Myers, Padres LF – 80 to 78
  • Kenta Maeda, Dodgers RP – 80 to 76
  • Cameron Maybin, Mariners CF – 77 to 76
  • Teoscar Hernandez, Blue Jays LF – 75 to 74
  • Mike Zunino, Mariners C – 75 to 73

You can find all of this week’s changes here.

Next, a new event is open. The AL Central Immortal Event is features AL Central and common players only. Games are six innings long. The exclusive event reward is 91 overall All-Star legend Kenny Lofton. Earn him by racking up 30 cumulative wins. His ratings are below.

Additionally, Set 13 is now available in packs. Diamond flashack Aroldis Chapman (94 overall) is the new set exclusive card. His ratings are below.

Furthermore, a new Player of the Month program is available. David Peralta is the POTM hero card, a 91 overall left fielder. Peralta’s ratings are below.

Monthly Awards packs are available in the store for 15,000 stubs each. There is a limit of five per person. Per SDS, here are the other POTM cards:

  • German Marquez, Diamond 88 OVR, Rockies SP (Monthly Awards Pack/Market)
  • Matt Chapman, Diamond 88 OVR, Athletics 3B (Program reward)
  • Miguel Andujar, Diamond 88 OVR, Yankees 3B (Monthly Awards Pack/Market)
  • Jose Leclerc, Diamond 87 OVR, Rangers CP (Monthly Awards Pack/Market)
  • Zack Wheeler, Diamond 86 OVR, Mets SP (Ticket Counter)
  • Jack Flaherty, Gold 83 OVR, Cardinals SP (Monthly Awards Pack/Market)
  • Tyler White, Gold 82 OVR, Astros 1B (Monthly Awards Pack/Market)

You can read more about all of the new content here.

What do you think of today’s roster update? Are you excited for the new event? Which of the new cards do you need on your team right away? Let us know in the comment section below, and don’t forget to subscribe to SGO.


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