The pitch is heating up as the RBI Baseball 20 cover athlete has been revealed as Christian Yelich, Brewers Slugger. He is shown with the new Brew Crew uniform for the shoot as well. Some info on this athlete; from being a first round draft pick (2010) to becoming the first Milwaukee Brewer to win a National League batting title (2018/.326), Christian Yelich today adds another first to his growing list of accolades as he is tabbed the first Milwaukee Brewers star to be featured as a cover athlete on a Major League Baseball (MLB) licensed video game.
One of the ascendant talents across baseball's crop of young stars, Yelich announced his arrival in 2018 with an MVP season that saw him slug 36 home runs and drive in 100 runs, while leading the National League (NL) in batting average (.326), slugging percentage (.598), OPS (1.000) and total bases (343). He followed that up in 2019 by leading all of baseball in slugging percentage (.671) and OPS (1.100), while topping the NL in batting average for the second consecutive season (.329) as well as on base percentage (.429).
RBI Baseball 20 is set to release in March 16, 2020 for Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintend Switch, iPhone, iPad and various Android devices. It will retail for $29.99 USD on consoles and $6.99 USD on smartphones/tablets.
New features include completely re-tooled hitting and pitching dynamics and updated fielding AI/physics. More information and details to be revealed in the future. You can read our review of the previous year’s release below, or check out the general hub for additional coverage on this arcade Baseball simulation franchise.
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