Run It Back is Back in MLB The Show 21

October 1st, 2021

It’s back! The Run It Back Program is live now in MLB The Show 21. The Run It Back Program contains new Missions, a repeatable Showdown, and a repeatable Conquest Map allowing you to earn unlimited Run It Back Choice Packs along with one-time progress in the program to unlock Monthly Awards Matt Carpenter, Future Stars Jarred Kelenic and Milestone Fernando Valenzuela.

Run It Back Showdown – Fernando Valenzuela

Get ready to go heads-up with Fernando Valenzuela in the Run It Back Showdown. Draft your squad then take on “El Toro” to earn a Run It Back Choice Pack. This showdown is repeatable, so face-off against Valenzuela as many times as you like and keep earning those Run It Back Choice Packs.

Run It Back Conquest Map

If you’re looking to add to your lineup…this repeatable Run It Back Conquest Map is the perfect opportunity. Conquer territories, grow your fan base, and defeat your rivals’ strongholds to earn a Run It Back Choice Pack. Then do it again to keep earning even more Run It Back Choice Packs. Same as Showdown – you can earn one-time progress in the Run It Back Program for completing all goals in the Run It Back Conquest map.

October Daily Moments Program

The October Daily Moments Program is available now. Take on the October Program to earn progress towards Signature Jim Thome, and unlock the Evolution players – Yadier Molina and Wade Davis – as well as slew of additional rewards along the way.

Note: The October Daily Moments Evolution Players Collection will be available in the 8th Inning Program

New Topps Now Moments

Try your hand at this week’s Topps Now Moments to earn 2 Topps Now Flashback player items. This week’s Topps Now Moments Choice Pack lets you choose 2 player items from the following:

Topps Now Moments – Choice Pack Rewards – Choose 2:

  • Shane Baz TB SP 98 OVR
  • Aristides Aquino CIN LF 97 OVR
  • Mark Canha OAK LF 98 OVR
  • Oscar Mercado CLE CF 97 OVR

United States of Baseball – WEST Event

Take on The United States of Baseball – West Event, available now in MLB The Show 21, to add Signature Brett Gardner, Finest Javier Baez, and Awards Todd Helton to your lineup.

Event Rules:

  • Players from AL and NL WEST Divisions
  • Max Team: 99 OVR
  • 3-Inning Games
  • All-Star Difficulty

*The United States of Baseball – West Event ends on October 5th at 11:00 AM PT, and the Wild Card Event will begin around Noon PT featuring new rewards!

Roster Attributes Update

For the final time this regular season, we have new Diamonds and Golds in the Roster Attributes Update. Although this is the last update of the regular season, the final update of the year will happen after the Postseason ends.


  • Luis Robert CWS CF 88 OVR
  • Paul Goldschmidt STL 1B 86 OVR
  • Harrison Bader STL CF 86 OVR
  • Tyler O’Neill STL LF 86 OVR
  • Giancarlo Stanton NYY LF 85 OVR
  • Joey Votto CIN 1B 85 OVR


  • Dylan Cease CWS SP 81 OVR
  • Tyler Mahle CIN SP 80 OVR
  • Frankie Montas OAK SP 80 OVR
  • Jordan Romano TOR CP 80 OVR
  • Frank Schwindel CHC 1B 82 OVR
  • Brandon Nimmo NYM CF 80 OVR

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