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MLB The Show 18’s All-Star Summer Begins, Details Included


San Diego Studio (SDS) dropped All-Star Summer in MLB The Show 18 Diamond Dynasty. All-Star Summer features three events, timed missions, new legends and new flashbacks. All-Star Summer will last until July 26.

The first of two split squad events is open now. Split Squad I features 6-inning games, AL pitchers and infielders with NL outfielders. The event reward is 87 overall flashback Zach Britton, which you can earn at 25 cumulative wins.

Split Squad I event details, featuring exclusive reward Zach Britton. Photo: TheShowNation

The All-Star Summer program contains eight missions that expire around the All-Star Game on July 17th. Mark Melancon and Tony Gwynn are the two best rewards from the program.

All-Star Summer program rewards Mark Melancon and Tony Gwynn. Photo: TheShowNation

Completing the All-Star Summer program rewards three All-Star player packs. Per TheShowNation, “This pack contains a single Gold All-Star Flashback from the following list:”

  • Jackie Bradley Jr., CF (80 OVR)
  • Asdrubal Cabrera, SS (81 OVR)
  • Sonny Gray, SP (81 OVR)
  • Jason Kipnis, 2B (80 OVR)
  • Devin Mesoraco, C (83 OVR)
  • Darren O’Day, RP (82 OVR)
  • Drew Pomeranz, SP (82 OVR)
  • Ervin Santana, SP (84 OVR)
  • Justin Smoak, 1B (83 OVR)
  • Joakim Soria, CP (80 OVR)

Additionally, new battle royale flawless rewards have been released. Award series flashback Miguel Cabrera (92 overall) and legend Yogi Berra (94 overall) can be earned by going 12-0 via a single run in battle royale mode. Below are Miguel Cabrera’s ratings.

Miguel Cabrera, one of two new flawless BR rewards. Photo: TheShowNation

With June coming to a close, the new July ranked season rewards have been announced. Former Pittsburgh Pirates star Dave Parker is the exclusive World Series reward.

July ranked season rewards, featuring exclusive reward Dave Parker. Photo: TheShowNation

Parker is the 30th and final new legend to be introduced in Diamond Dynasty this year.

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

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