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Diamond Dynasty budget infielders in MLB The Show 16

By on @ThatSportsGamer

This week on Bullpen Banter I got into a discussion about budget (sub 1,000 Stub) infielders with Millennium that can help your Diamond Dynasty team in MLB The Show 16.

ThatSportsGamer’s Picks:

  • Catcher – Flashback Jarrod Saltalamacchia (BOS) / Welington Castillo (ARI)
  • 1st Base – Freddie Freeman (ATL) / Victor Martinez (DET)
  • 2nd Base – Joe Panik (SF) / Steve Pearce (TB)
  • 3rd Base – Nick Castellanos (DET) / Danny Valencia (OAK)
  • Shortstop – Trevor Story (COL) / Jose Iglesias (DET)

Millennium’s Picks:

  • Catcher – Salvador Perez (KC)
  • 1st Base – Brandon Belt (SF) / Joe Mauer (MIN)
  • 2nd Base – Brock Holt (BOS) / D.J. LeMahieu (COL)
  • 3rd Base – Yunel Escobar (LAA) / Martin Prado (MIA)
  • Shortstop – Andrelton Simmons (LAA) Alcides Escobar (KC)

Plus some recommendations from Pastapadre:

  • Catcher – Yadier Molina (STL) for defense / Wellington Castillo (ARI) for offense
  • 1st Base – Wil Myers (SD)
  • 2nd Base – Yangervis Solarte (SD)
  • 3rd Base – Jung Ho Kang (PIT)
  • Shortstop – “Rookie” Brandon Crawford (SF)

To hear our reasoning behind the choices (and a couple bonus picks) check out Bullpen Banter, our weekly show dedicated to MLB The Show, Mondays at 10pm ET on Twitch.tv/ThatSportsGamer.