The Future Stars Series Program Shines Bright in MLB® The Show™ 23

June 23rd, 2023

The Future Stars Series Program, available in Other Programs, shines a spotlight on up-and-coming players from different franchises.

Complete brand-new Moments and Missions, face off against the Showdown Final Boss, and conquer the Future Stars Conquest Map to unlock new Future Stars Series players, as well as two Future Stars Captains, to add to your Diamond Dynasty squad including:

Future Stars Series Program Rewards

  • Ben Joyce, RP Los Angeles Angels (92 OVR)
  • Andy Pages, RF Los Angeles Dodgers (93 OVR)
  • Colt Keith, 3B Detroit Tigers (93 OVR)
  • Luisangel Acuna, SS Texas Rangers (94 OVR)
  • Jordan Westburg, 3B Baltimore Orioles (94 OVR)
  • Bo Naylor, C Cleveland Guardians (95 OVR)
  • Heston Kjerstad, RF Baltimore Orioles (95 OVR)
  • Brandon Pfaadt, Arizona Diamondbacks (95 OVR)
  • George Valera, RF Cleveland Guardians (95 OVR)
  • Noelvi Marte, SS Cincinnati Reds (96 OVR)
  • Marco Luciano, SS San Francisco Giants (96 OVR)
  • Royce Lewis, SS Minnesota Twins (96 OVR)
  • Bobby Miller, SP Los Angeles Dodgers (97 OVR)
  • Kyle Harrison, SP San Francisco Giants (97 OVR)
  • Jasson Dominguez, CF New York Yankees (97 OVR)

Future Stars Series Program Captain Rewards

  • Michael Kopech, SP Chicago White Sox (95 OVR)
  • Kyle Tucker, RF Houston Astros (95 OVR)

Future Stars Series Showdown

Take on the San Francisco Giants pitching prodigy Kyle Harrison as the Final Boss in the Future Stars Series Showdown to earn progress towards the program.

Future Stars Series Other Program Conquest Map

Try your hand at the Future Stars Series Other Program Conquest Map to earn progress in the program, stubs, and packs including a Diamond Duos 22 Pack.

June Topps Now Program – Week 3 Moments

Take control of Zach Remillard as he made MLB history as the first player to have a game-tying hit and a game-winning hit in the 9th inning or later in their debut or play as Spencer Torkelson when he hit a walk-off single with two runners on in the bottom of the 10th inning to secure the win for the Tigers.

Relive these and other Moments in the June Topps Now Week 3 Moments and Missions, available in the June Topps Now Other Program, to earn the following player items:

  • Joe Jacques, RP Boston Red Sox (91 OVR)
  • Spencer Horwitz, 1B Toronto Blue Jays (91 OVR)
  • Ricky Karcher, CP Cincinnati Reds (91 OVR)
  • Luis Matos, CF San Francisco Giants (92 OVR)
  • Keaton Winn, RP San Francisco Giants (92 OVR)
  • Samad Taylor, LF Kansas City Royals (92 OVR)
  • Jordan Balazovic, RP Minnesota Twins (92 OVR)
  • Zach Remillard, 2B Chicago White Sox (94 OVR)
  • Jacob Amaya, SS Miami Marlins (94 OVR)
  • Emmet Sheehan, SP Los Angeles Dodgers (95 OVR)
  • Spencer Torkelson, 1B Detroit Tigers (95 OVR)

Switch It Up Event

Add Kaiju Series Adam Ottavino (95 OVR) at 10 wins, Kaiju Series Eduardo Escobar (97 OVR) at 20 wins, Incognito Series Cal “Big Dumper!” Raleigh (97 OVR) at 25 wins, and Kaiju Series Ian Happ (99 OVR) for recording 12-wins within your double-elimination entry, continue on to 40 wins to pick up an Event Rewind Choice Pack in the Switch It Up Event.

Event Rules:

Switch Hitters, Future Stars Series, Captain Series, Live Series…

Max Team | 99 OVR

Max Player | 99 OVR

Min Player OVR | 75 OVR

Kaiju Takeover Returns!

Run, don’t walk, to The Show Shop for monstrous finds as the Kaiju Takeover returns in MLB The Show 23. Starting today, Kaiju Takeover packs featuring all-new Kaiju Series players are available once again. Get your claws on single, 10, 20, 50, and Jumbo Pack versions of the Kaiju Takeover Packs where you’ll find the following featured Kaiju Series player items:

  • William Contreras, C Milwaukee Brewers (97 OVR)
  • Luis Rengifo, 2B Los Angeles Angels (97 OVR)
  • Mark Canha, LF New York Mets (97 OVR)
  • Michael Fulmer, SP Detroit Tigers (97 OVR)
  • Harrison Bader, CF New York Yankees (97 OVR)
  • Sandy Alcantara, SP Miami Marlins (99 OVR)
  • Lars Nootbaar, CF St. Louis Cardinals (99 OVR)
  • Willy Adames, SS Milwaukee Brewers (99 OVR)

*Kaiju Takeover packs are available in the Show Shop until June 30th around 12:00 PM PDT.

FREE MLB World Tour London Series Pack

Baseball heads across the pond in the MLB London Series where the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs go head-to-head at London Stadium on June 24th & 25th. Get your FREE MLB World Tour London Series Pack, available in the Show Shop, to snag the MLB London Series 2023 bat skin as well as the following player items to add to your squad:

  • Dylan Carlson, CF St. Louis Cardinals (95 OVR)
  • Jack Flaherty, SP St. Louis Cardinals (95 OVR)
  • Paul DeJong, SS St. Louis Cardinals (95 OVR)
  • Adbert Alzolay, RP Chicago Cubs (95 OVR)
  • Trey Mancini, 1B Chicago Cubs (95 OVR)
  • Yan Gomes, C Chicago Cubs (95 OVR)

Challenge of the Week 13

Earn Stubs for use in MLB The Show 23 by taking on Challenge of the Week 13 available in Quick Play.

Diamond Duos Choice Pack 23

Diamond Duos Choice Pack 23 lets you choose 1 Gold or better player item with an increased chance to find the featured Diamond Duos players: Kaiju Series Prince Fielder (99 OVR) and Incognito Series Jonathan “Jonny Lasagna” Loaisiga (99 OVR). Available now in The Show Shop, Diamond Duos Choice Pack 23 costs 40,000 Stubs, and is limited to 1 pack per user.

Roster Update – Transactions

In addition to today’s content drop comes a Roster Update focused on Transactions intended to align your MLB The Show 23 rosters with the current MLB rosters.

Roster Updates focusing on Transactions will occur weekly while Roster Updates focusing on Attributes will occur every 3 weeks throughout the season, with the next Attributes Update currently scheduled for Friday, June 30th.

Live Content Updates

The following updates were made to existing content in Diamond Dynasty.

Showdown World Baseball Classic, Final Boss – Camilo Doval:

  • Changed opponent’s score from 14 to 11.

Showdown Incognito, Mini Boss #3 – Clayton Kershaw, Tom Seaver, Chris Sale:

  • Changed score from 1-0 to 0-0.