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MLB The Show 18: Roster Update, New Event and Two New Immortals


San Diego Studio (SDS) released another huge content update for MLB The Show 18 Diamond Dynasty today. This update includes changes to roster attributes, two new immortals, 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.

  • Jacob DeGrom, Mets SP – 88 to 90
  • Anthony Rendon, Nationals 3B – 83 to 85
  • Corey Knebel, Brewers RP – 78 to 80
  • Walker Buehler, Dodgers SP – 78 to 80
  • German Marquez, Rockies SP – 78 to 80
  • David Dahl, Rockies LF – 74 to 76
  • Willians Astudillo, Twins C – 71 to 76
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu, Dodgers SP – 73 to 76
  • Jose Alvarado, Rays RP – 73 to 75
  • Matt Boyd, Tigers SP – 73 to 75
  • Scott Oberg, Rockies RP – 73 to 75
  • Trevor Williams, Pirates SP – 73 to 75
  • Wade Miley, Brewers SP – 72 to 75
  • Richard Rodriguez, Pirates RP – 73 to 75
  • C.J. Cron, Rays 1B – 73 to 75
  • Kike Hernandez, Dodgers LF – 73 to 75
  • Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers SP – 90 to 88
  • Kris Bryant, Cubs 3B – 86 to 85
  • Buster Posey, Giants C – 85 to 83
  • Jonathan Lucroy, Athletics C – 79 to 76
  • Russell Martin, Blue Jays C – 77 to 75
  • Mitch Moreland, Red Sox 1B – 77 to 74
  • Addison Russell, Cubs SS – 74 to 72

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

Next, a new event is open. The Postseason Division Series Event features current playoff teams. This includes the Indians, Astros, Red Sox, Yankees, Braves, Dodgers, Rockies and Brewers. Use players from those teams to construct a squad with a max overall of 75. Games are three innings long.

The cumulative and per-entry rewards are above. With this event, the events program has been added. Completing this program will earn you immortal Bob Feller (30% completion) and immortal Ted Williams (100%).

September monthly awards are out, and Christian Yelich is the exclusive program reward. He is likely to win the National League MVP after a strong season capped by an incredible September. His ratings are below.

Below are the other seven September awards cards, and how they can be obtained.

  • Trevor Story, Diamond 89 OVR, Rockies SS (Monthly Awards Pack/Market)
  • Walker Buehler, Diamond 88 OVR, Dodgers SP (Monthly Awards Pack/Market)
  • Nathan Eovaldi, Diamond 86 OVR, Boston Red Sox SP (Program reward)
  • Raul Adalberto Mondesi, Diamond 85 OVR, Royals SS (Ticket Counter)
  • Luke Voit, Gold 82 OVR, Yankees 1B (Monthly Awards Pack/Market)
  • Reynaldo Lopez, Gold 82 OVR, White Sox SP (Monthly Awards Pack/Market)
  • Stephen Piscotty, Gold 82 OVR, Athletics RF (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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