MLB® The Show™ 23 is jam packed with New Content in Season 2!

May 12th, 2023

Season 2 starts today in MLB The Show 23, and it’s bringing so much content that it’s easy to see how anyone could get overwhelmed! Not to worry though, we’ve got the rundown for you here to help. Between the Kaiju and Incognito Series, Team Affinity 2, Ranked Season 2, May Topps Now Moments, and so much more, there’s something for everyone.

Kaiju Series Other Program

The Kaiju Series Program, available in Other Programs, makes landfall today in MLB The Show 23. Complete Moments, Missions, Conquest Map, and Showdown to earn progress in the Program to earn 12 brand-new Kaiju Series players items, as well as the Diamond Duos 14 Choice Pack.

Kaiju Series Program Rewards:

  • Mike Yastrzemski, CF San Francisco Giants (90 OVR)
  • Jerry Hairston Jr., SS Cincinnati Reds (90 OVR)
  • Zack Britton, CP Baltimore Orioles (91 OVR)
  • Keith Hernandez, 1B New York Mets (92 OVR)
  • David Robertson, RP New York Yankees (92 OVR)
  • Warren Spahn, SP Atlanta Braves (94 OVR)
  • Harold Baines, RF Chicago White Sox (94 OVR)
  • Joe Torre, 3B St. Louis Cardinals (95 OVR)
  • Hunter Renfroe, RF Los Angeles Angels (96 OVR)
  • Brandon Lowe, 2B Tampa Bay Rays (96 OVR)
  • Stephen Strasburg, SP Washington Nationals (97 OVR)
  • Billy Williams, LF Chicago Cubs (97 OVR)

Kaiju Series Other Program Moments

Experience the saga of the Kaiju through 12 Moments set across 3 stadiums: The City, At Sea, and Their World. Earn progress in the Kaiju Series Program by completing each moment.

Kaiju Series Other Program Showdown

Face-off against Final Boss Stephen Strasburg in the Kaiju Other Program Showdown to earn Program Stars towards progression in the Program.

Kaiju Other Program Conquest Map

Conquer the Kaiju Other Program Conquest Map to earn Packs and XP towards progression in the Season 2 XP Rewards Path.

Kaiju: Part 1 Event

Take your chances in the Kaiju: Part 1 Event to add Kaiju Series Lefty Grove (95 OVR), at 10 wins, and Kaiju Series Mike Mussina (97 OVR), at 20 wins, to your Diamond Dynasty squad.

Event Rules:

  • Kaiju, Incognito, Future Stars, and Live Series Players
  • Min Player | 70 OVR
  • Max Team | 95 OVR
  • 3-Inning Games
  • Difficulty: All-Star
  • Free Entries!

Team Affinity 2 – Incognito Series

Team Affinity 2 starts today, and along with all new Future Stars and Captain Series player items, it introduces the Incognito Series into MLB The Show 23. The Incognito Series features players with some of the coolest, funniest, and most well-known nicknames in all of baseball. 

Take on 30 Moments, one for each of the TA2 Incognito Bosses, complete Future Stars, Captain, and Incognito Missions, take on East, Central, and West Showdowns and Conquest Maps to earn progress in the National League and American League TA2 Programs.

Team Affinity 2 – New Legend Tim “Rock” Raines

Find New Legend Incognito Series Tim Raines (97 OVR) in the Team Affinity 2 National League East reward path.

Ranked Season 2

Bring your best Diamond Dynasty squad to play Ranked Season 2. Play Solo 1v1, or Co-Op with friends, in 2v2 or 3v3 action, and get your Ratings up to earn progress in the Ranked Season 2 Program. By doing so, you’ll get your mitts on a number of packs, including the World Series Choice Pack featuring Incognito Series player items: Ian Kinsler (99 OVR), Stan Musial (99 OVR), and Nolan Ryan (99 OVR).

Roster Updates – Attributes

Today’s new content drop also contains the second Roster Update focusing on player attributes to MLB The Show 23! This Roster Update contains over 500 adjustments, including Minor League players, new Diamonds and new Golds. Find out which of your favorites made the move below:

Over 200 Minor League players adjusted including:

  • Jackson Holliday
  • Elly De La Cruz
  • Noelvi Marte
  • Kumar Rocker
  • Eury Perez
  • Kyle Harrison
  • Quinn Priester

New Diamonds:

  • Sean Murphy (85 OVR)
  • Marcus Semien (85 OVR)
  • Matt Chapman (85 OVR)
  • Joe Ryan (85 OVR)
  • Alexis Diaz (85 OVR)
  • Adolis Garcia (87 OVR)

New Golds:

  • Alex Verdugo (80 OVR)
  • Vinnie Pasquantino (80 OVR)
  • Luis Arraez (80 OVR)
  • Lars Nootbaar (80 OVR)
  • Kevin Kiermaier (80 OVR)
  • Justin Steele (80 OVR)
  • David Robertson (80 OVR)
  • Anthony DeSclafani (80 OVR)
  • Nathan Eovaldi (80 OVR)
  • Bryan Abreu (81 OVR)
  • George Kirby (81 OVR)
  • Corbin Carroll (81 OVR)
  • Christian Walker (82 OVR)
  • David Bednar (83 OVR)
  • Masataka Yoshida (83 OVR)
  • Jonah Heim (83 OVR)
  • Yandy Diaz (84 OVR)
  • Randy Arozarena (84 OVR)

May Topps Now – Week 1 Moments

Relive Eduardo Rodriguez’s 8-shutout inning game, where he tallied his 1000th career strikeout, or play as Miguel Amaya in his MLB debut, where he recorded an RBI during a three-run, 8th inning in the new May Topps Now Moments.

Take control in these and other Moments in the May Topps Now Week 1 Moments and Missions, available in the Topps Now Other Program, to earn the following player items:

  • Jose Trevino, C New York Yankees (90 OVR)
  • Miguel Amaya, C Chicago Cubs (90 OVR)
  • Matt Mervis, 1B Chicago Cubs (90 OVR)
  • Riley Greene, CF Detroit Tigers (91 OVR)
  • Brett Sullivan, C San Diego Padres (92 OVR)
  • J.P. France, SP Houston Astros (92 OVR)
  • Alex Call, LF Washington Nationals (92 OVR)
  • Kevin Pillar, LF Atlanta Braves (93 OVR)
  • Eric Haase, DH Detroit Tigers (94 OVR)
  • Ryan Mountcastle, 1B Baltimore Orioles (95 OVR)
  • Eduardo Rodriguez, SP Detroit Tigers (95 OVR)

Texas Rangers Nike City Connect

The proud Texas spirit is on full display in the all-new Texas Rangers Nike City Connect uniform. Drawing on inspiration from the forebears of baseball in the “Lone Star State”, including the Dallas-Fort Worth Spurs and the Fort Worth Panthers, the Texas Rangers Nike City Connect uniform represents the coming together of Dallas and Fort Worth to play ball in Arlington. This union paved the way for the Texas Rangers to make Arlington their home.

Want to deck your team out with the new Texas Rangers Nike City Connect uniform in MLB The Show 23? Then try your hand at the “Texas Rangers City Connect” Conquest Map to earn this and other rewards including the Universal Profile Icon, Banner, and Bat Skin.

Mini Seasons: All Gold Challenge

Build your squad from all Gold or Common player items, complete goals to earn XP towards the Season 2 XP Rewards Path, Stubs and Packs, then win the Mini Season Championship to earn Captain Series Paul Goldschmidt or Captain Series Kevin Gausman.

Challenge of the Week 7

Earn official gear like bats, balls, and jerseys authentically signed by some of your favorite players by taking on the newest Challenge of the Week! Check out this week’s rewards.


Core Collection

Collect 180 Core Legends and Flashbacks to earn Kaiju Series Corey Seager (99 OVR), as well as Stubs and XP along the way, in the Core Collection.

Set 2 Collection

Earn up to 3 Choice Packs featuring Kaiju Series David Wright, Incognito Series Hank Aaron, and Incognito Series Randy Johnson. You can find Kaiju Series Rich Gossage, Incognito Series David Ortiz, Stubs and XP along the way in the Set 2 Collection as well.


Diamond Duos Choice Pack 14

Diamond Duos Choice Pack 14 lets you choose 1 Gold or better player item with a highly increased chance to find the featured Diamond Duos players: Kaiju Series Bryce Harper (99 OVR) and Future Stars Series Eury Perez (99 OVR). Available now in The Show Shop, Diamond Duos Choice Pack 14 costs 40,000 Stubs, and is limited to 1 pack per user.

Chase Pack 3

Get ready to observe “The Commerce Comet”, Incognito Series Mickey Mantle (99 OVR), in your orbit as he makes his way into Chase Pack 3.

Every purchase of The Show 50-Pack Bundle includes one Chase Pack 3, and don’t forget there’s a chance to find the Chase Pack in every individual The Show Pack as well.

The Chase Pack guarantees 1 Diamond or better player item with a chance to find the featured Chase Pack player item, Incognito Series Mickey Mantle.

Alter Ego Choice Pack 1

Alter Ego Choice Pack 1 features player items from the Incognito Series with some of the most well-known nicknames in all of baseball.

The Alter Ego Choice Pack 1 has two tiers of possible rewards: Rare (99 OVR) & Base (95 – 97 OVR). Open the pack to see which round you get, and then choose 1 Diamond player. Cost is 50,000 Stubs and limited to 3 packs per user.


  • ● Mitch Garver (Garv Sauce)
  • ● Chris Taylor (CT3)
  • ● Scott Barlow (Scoots McGoots)
  • ● Jim Palmer (Cakes)
  • ● Richie Ashburn (Putt-Putt)


  • ● Willie Mays (The Say Hey Kid)
  • ● Ryne Sandberg (Ryno)
  • ● Clayton Kershaw (Kersh)