Three Fan Favorite Players Who Need to Return to MLB The Show

San Diego Studios should try and get the rights for these three fan favorites to return to MLB The Show.

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Buster Posey

Buster Posey
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Buster Posey was a key member of the San Francisco Giants teams that won three World Series rings in five years. Although he retired relatively early, as his last year was his age-34 campaign, Posey made a massive impact, both on the Giants and baseball as a whole. Along with three rings, Posey made seven All-Star games, won MVP and Comeback Player of the Year while taking home the batting title with a .336 BA all in the same season, and won five Silver Sluggers and a Gold Glove.

An easy year to base a Posey card on would be his 2012 season. That was the year he won MVP, CPOY, the batting title, as well as one of his Silver Sluggers. This could be a Prime card or an Awards series card like SDS did with Posey in MLB The Show 20. 2012 was the best year of his career by far, but you could base Posey’s return off of his career via a Signature Series card, showcasing his best stats from each year.

Posey’s card would have 120+ contact along with 100+ power. He had a 12.9% strikeout rate, so he’d also have above 100 plate vision as well. Pose racked up over +100 defensive runs saved as a catcher, so he’d probably have high-90s fielding attributes along with good arm strength/accuracy.