Now that we know San Diego Studios is introducing Flashback players for Diamond Dynasty, we can now speculate and have some fun with it. I picked 10 potential flashback players, starting with start pitchers (some are confirmed such as Greinke and Sabathia) and went through their stats to give them an overall rating.

I don’t necessarily believe these are the best 10, but these are the ones I’d like to see and use in the game!  I also believe some of them may pitch better than what their overall suggests. We will do this for each position, including relief pitchers! Enjoy!

Starting Pitchers:

10. 2000 Bartolo Colon -84 overall 
9. 2008 AJ Burnett – 85 overall 
8. 2010 Ubaldo Jimenez-90 overall 
7. 2008 CC Sabathia -92 overall 
6. 2012 R.A. Dickey – 95 overall 
5. 2004 Johan Santana-96 overall 
4. 2009 Lincecum-97 overall 
3. 2011 Verlander-98 overall 
2. 2007 Jake Peavy -98 overall 
1. 2009 Zach Greinke – 99 overall 

Let us know what other flashback cards you’d like to see for starting pitchers in MLB The Show 16! 

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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.