3 New Bosses, 2 New Player Programs, & More In The 9th Inning Program

October 2nd, 2020

The 9th Inning Program brings new Bosses, two new Player Programs, and more rewarding content in MLB The Show 20.

  • 9th Inning Program & Rewards
    • Signature Series Kenley Jansen
    • Prime Series Honus Wagner
    • Awards Series Jimmie Foxx
  • Hunter Pence Player Program
  • Jim Edmonds Player Program
  • 9th Inning Showdown
  • 9th Inning Conquest Map
  • Wild Card Postseason Event
  • Headliners Bundle – 2 Pack in Show Shop

Dodgers – Signature Series Kenley Jansen (Diamond, 99 OVR CP)

Pirates – Prime Series Honus Wagner (Diamond, 99 OVR SS)

Athletics – Awards Series Jimmie Foxx (Diamond, 99 OVR 1B)

Earn 300 – 9th Inning Program Stars to pick the player that best fits your squad.

9th Inning Rewards

The 9th Inning Program offers new gear, choice packs, and more. You’ll earn rewards as you progress through the 9th Inning program by earning Program Stars.

Earn Program Stars by:

  • Playing games in MLB The Show 20
  • Completing daily Missions
  • Completing all goals in the new 9th Inning Conquest Map
  • Completing the 9th Inning Showdown
  • Completing the 9th Inning Collection for Postseason Series players

When you earn 150 Program Stars for the 9th Inning Program you will receive a choice pack to choose one of these three Diamond Player Items:

Braves – Awards Series Craig Kimbrel (Diamond, 97 OVR CP)

Athletics – Signature Series Vida Blue (Diamond, 97 OVR SP)

Diamondbacks – Awards Series Steve Finley (Diamond, 96 OVR CF)

Look for hidden packs and loot in the 9th Inning Conquest map!

Now that the 8th Inning Program has ended, the Program Stars you earn through general gameplay  and completing daily Missions will go toward the 9th Inning Program. You can still complete previous Inning Programs by completing the Showdown, Collections, and Conquest map listed within the Program.

9th Inning Player Program: Hunter Pence

We salute the career of Hunter Pence with a new Player Program! Play special Moments from his career to earn this diamond player item. A collection in the 9th Inning Program will reward you with 25 program stars.

Giants – Prime Series Hunter Pence (Diamond, 96 OVR RF)

9th Inning Player Program: Jim Edmonds

The Jim Edmonds Player Program is now available. Play special Moments from his career and complete missions to earn this diamond player item. A collection in the 9th Inning Program will reward you with 20 program stars.

Cardinals – Signature Series Jim Edmonds (Diamond, 98 OVR CF)

Wild Card Postseason Event

Earn Packs, Stubs, and three new, diamond player items in the Wild Card Postseason Event that ends on October 6th.


  • Wild Card Series Teams
  • Max Team 96 OVR
  • Dodger Stadium
  • 6-Inning Games
  • All-Star Difficulty

50 WINS: Yankees – Signature Series Rich Gossage (Diamond, 99 OVR CP)

40 WINS: Giants – Signature Series Will Clark (Diamond, 99 OVR 1B)

30 WINS: National – Postseason Series Stephen Strasburg (Diamond, 99 OVR SP)

Headliners Bundle – 2 Pack

Each Headliners Bundle includes 2 random Headliners Packs (sets 1-50).


*Limit of five Headliners Bundle – 2 Pack per account.

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