With the aftermath of the trade deadline still rippling, the latest MLB The Show 22 roster update has changes all across the league.
We've got details on the August 19 MLB The Show 22 roster update and which top player ratings are on the move.
MLB The Show 22 Roster Update: Aaron Judge reigns supreme
We've seen a major shift this year as Mike Trout's placement as the most elite and coveted Diamond Dynasty player has continued to fracture.
Trout is struggling, and even before this update he was already down to a 92 OVR, but meanwhile the new king continues to improve.
Aaron Judge, who dethroned Trout for the top spot among Live Series cards in Diamond Dynasty earlier this year, got yet another boost in this update to take him to 97 OVR.
Judge is a full two points above second-best Live Series player Jacob deGrom, and he's a full five points above former leader Mike Trout.
He wasn't the only player seeing good moves this time, as five new Diamonds have arrived with the following players jumping to the 85+ threshold: Emmanuel Clase, Andrews Gimenez, Austin Riley, Zack Wheeler, and Dylan Cease.
While several players saw a downturn in this update, none were drastic enough to demote any Diamonds to Gold tier.
Top 30 Player Ratings Changes (August 19)
With over 500 player ratings on the move, this may be the largest update we've seen all year.
Here are the top 30 player ratings changes for August 19:
- Aaron Judge - 97 OVR (+3) - New York Yankees
- Jacob deGrom - 95 OVR (+2) - New York Mets
- Paul Goldschmidt - 93 OVR (+2) - St. Louis Cardinals
- Nolan Arenado - 91 OVR (+2) - St. Louis Cardinals
- Edwin Diaz - 91 OVR (+3) - New York Mets
- Jose Ramirez - 88 OVR (-3) - Cleveland Guardians
- Ryan Helsley - 88 OVR (+2) - St. Louis Cardinals
- Trea Turner - 88 OVR (+2) - Los Angeles Dodgers
- Ronald Acuna Jr - 88 OVR (-2) - Atlanta Braves
- Manny Machado - 87 OVR (-1) - San Diego Padres
- Kyle Tucker - 87 OVR (-1) - Houston Astros
- Gerrit Cole - 87 OVR (-1) - New York Yankees
- Josh Hader - 87 OVR (-4) - San Diego Padres
- Nico Hoerner - 87 OVR (+1) - Chicago Cubs
- Sandy Alcantara - 86 OVR (+1) - Miami Marlins
- Emmanuel Clase - 86 OVR (+2) - Cleveland Guardians
- Andres Gimenez - 86 OVR (+3) - Cleveland Guardians
- Luis Robert - 86 OVR (+1) - Chicago White Sox
- Carlos Rodon - 86 OVR (+1) - San Francisco Giants
- Will Smith - 86 OVR (+1) - Los Angeles Dodgers
- Austin Riley - 85 OVR (+2) - Atlanta Braves
- Zack Wheeler - 85 OVR (+1) - Philadelphia Phillies
- Alejandro Kirk - 85 OVR (-1) - Toronto Blue Jays
- Dylan Cease - 85 OVR (+83) - Chicago White Sox
- Clayton Kershaw - 85 OVR (-1) - Los Angeles Dodgers
- Joe Musgrove - 85 OVR (-2) - San Diego Padres
- Paul Sewald - 84 OVR (+2) - Seattle Mariners
- Luis Castillo - 84 OVR (+3) - Seattle Mariners
- Michael Harris - 84 OVR (+4) - Atlanta Braves
- Christian Walker - 84 OVR (+1) - New York Mets
You can find the full August 19 MLB The Show 22 roster update here with details on every player who saw an attribute change.
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