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Old 11-06-17, 07:30 PM   #1
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Aaron Judge selected for the cover of MLB: The Show 18.

Aaron Judge has been selected as the cover athlete for next spring's "MLB The Show 18," marking the first time that a player from the Yankees will have appeared on the cover of the prestigious video game franchise.

Judge hit 52 home runs this past season, breaking the previous rookie record held by Mark McGuire (49). He helped an overachieving Yankees team push the eventual World Series champion Astros to a seventh game in the American League Championship Series.

While he had 27 strikeouts in the postseason, he did hit three home runs in the ALCS and one in the Wild Card game.

Outside of last year's selection celebrating Ken Griffey Jr., the cover representative for the "MLB The Show" series has been fairly easy to predict.

Publisher SCEA has generally chosen young sluggers from playoff teams, but not from the two squads that reached the World Series.

Judge fits that model precisely, though doing so about a year or two earlier as a rookie than others from the past.

The meteoric rise of Judge could be tracked through his attributes in "MLB The Show 17," where he began his rookie season rated 68 Overall and ended as an 88 Overall.

His power ratings went from the 60s to the 90s by the end of the year.

"MLB The Show 18" will release on March 27, 2018 for PlayStation 4.

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Old 02-05-18, 01:36 PM   #2
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Old 02-05-18, 04:01 PM   #3
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Re: Aaron Judge selected for the cover of MLB: The Show 18.

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Old 02-05-18, 04:02 PM   #4
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Re: Aaron Judge selected for the cover of MLB: The Show 18.

Still enjoying 17 quite a bit. I'll probably skip this year.
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Old 02-05-18, 04:52 PM   #5
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Re: Aaron Judge selected for the cover of MLB: The Show 18.

I haven't bought an MLB game since Yasiel Puig was on the cover of The Show. I just realized that MLB games take way too much time that I really don't have to fully enjoy them. I would feel guilty coughing up $60 for this and only playing it a handful of times. I think you have to be a pretty hardcore baseball fan to really enjoy these now.
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Re: Aaron Judge selected for the cover of MLB: The Show 18.

I think 2015's edition was the last time I bought The Show. I'll be getting this one, especially since it's the season following the 'Stros WS title.
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Re: Aaron Judge selected for the cover of MLB: The Show 18.

Rain delays?

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Re: Aaron Judge selected for the cover of MLB: The Show 18.

I read that the game is so real, Darvish actually tips his pitches!

Gotta admit, this game looks amazing. Can't say I'll get it on Day 1... only because getting thru a season of any sports game is impossible for me these days. If I was in high school or college, no-brainer Day 1.
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Seen enough to jump back in this year. Pre-ordered through the Playstation Store
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Attendance variables is pretty f'ing cool!
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