‘MLB The Show 17’ Ranks The BEST Players In Baseball

MLB The Show 17, baseball’s flagship video game, arrives at retailers Tuesday.

This year’s edition of the game features more legends, more realism and a nice tribute to recent Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. on the cover.

One question many gamers have is which players the makers of MLB The Show thinks are the best of the best. The game’s complex rating system takes into account previous season performances.

So keep that in mind as we count down the 50 best players in Major League Baseball according to MLB The Show 17.

 

 

1. Mike Trout (CF Angels) – 99

2. Clayton Kershaw (SP, Dodgers) 99

3. Jose Altuve (2B, Astros) – 97

4. Andrew Miller (RP, Indians) – 96

5. Kenley Jansen (RP, Dodgers) – 95

6. Josh Donaldson (3B, Blue Jays) – 94

7. Kris Bryant (3B, Cubs) – 94

8. Mookie Betts (RF, Red Sox) – 93

9. Nolan Arenado (3B, Rockies) – 93

10. Manny Machado (3B, Orioles) – 93

11. Max Scherzer (SP, Nationals) – 93

12. Chris Sale (SP, Red Sox) – 93

13. Buster Posey (C, Giants) – 92

14. Miguel Cabrera (1B, Tigers) – 92

15. Zach Britton (RP, Orioles) – 92

16. Aroldis Chapman (RP, Yankees) – 92

17. Noah Syndergaard (SP, Mets) – 92

18. Corey Kluber (SP, Indians) – 92

19. Jake Arreita (SP, Cubs) – 92

20. Madison Bumgarner (SP, Giants) – 92

21. Paul Goldschmidt (1B, Diamondbacks) – 91

22. Joey Votto (1B, Reds) – 91

23. Robinson Cano (2B, Mariners) – 91

24. Wade Davis (RP, Cubs) – 91

25. Fransisco Lindor (SS, Indians) – 90

26. Corey Seager (SS, Dodgers) – 90

27. Yoenis Cespedes (LF, Mets) – 90

28. Bryce Harper (RF, Nationals) – 90

29. Dellin Betances (RP, Yankees) – 90

30. Stephen Strasburg (SP, Nationals) – 90

31. John Lester (SP, Cubs) – 90

32. Johnny Cueto (SP, Giants) – 90

33. Anthony Rizzo (1B, Cubs) – 89

34. Ian Kinsler (2B, Tigers) – 89

35. Adrian Beltre (3B, Rangers) – 89

36. Mark Melancon (RP, Giants) – 89

37. Jacob deGrom (SP, Mets) – 89

38. Felix Hernandez (SP, Mariners) – 89

39. Yu Darvish (SP, Rangers) – 89

40. David Price (SP, Red Sox) – 89

41. Zack Greinke (SP, Diamondbacks) – 89

42. Justin Verlander (SP, Tigers) – 88

43. Freddie Freeman (1B, Braves) – 88

44. Daniel Murphy (2B, Nationals) – 88

45. Dustin Pedroia (2B, Red Sox) – 88

46. Trea Turner (SS, Nationals) – 88

47. Brandon Crawford (SS, Giants) – 88

48. Kyle Seager (3B, Mariners) – 88

49. Nelson Cruz (RF, Mariners) – 88

50. Giancarlo Stanton (RF, Marlins) – 88

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