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MLB The Show 21 Controls (PS4 & Xbox One)

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PS4 & Xbox One Controls

We’ve got ALL the MLB The Show 21 controls that you need to know on the PS4 & Xbox One.


The following list shows you exactly what the key bindings on a PS4 & Xbox One controller look like.


Action PlayStation 4 Xbox One
Hitting Controls – Zone Interface
Aim the Plate Coverage Indicator (PCI) L L
Press Early and Hold for Sacrifice Bunt Y
Press Late for Drag-Bunt Y
Power Swing X
Contact Swing B
Normal Swing X A
Batting – Bunt Influence Pre-pitch
Cancel Current Influence R Up R Up
Influence a Drag Bunt R Left R Left
Influence a Push Bunt R Right R Right
Batting Misc
Activate Batter’s Eye Cam R3 R3
Control the Camera R R
Guess Pitch Type R2 + X, ◯, ▢, △ RT + A, B, X, Y
Guess Location R2 + L RT + L
Quick Menu (Excluding Player Lock) D-Pad Up D-Pad Up
Pitcher Attributes / Player Quirks D-Pad Left D-Pad Left
Pitching and Batting Breakdown D-Pad Right D-Pad Right
Call Timeout (Before Windup) D-Pad Down D-Pad Down
Pitching Controls – Meter Interface
Pitch Type 3 Y
Pitch Type 4 X
Pitch Type 2 B
Pitch Type 1 X A
Pitch Type 5 R1 RB
Pitch Out L1 + X LB + A
Intentional Walk L1 + ◯ LB + B
Pitching Misc
Position Ball in the Zone L L
Pitch ball X A
Request Catcher’s Pitch Call R2 RT
Look at Runner L2 LT
Deceptive Move (Hold) L2 + ◯, ▢, △ LT + B, X, Y
Slide Step with Runners on Base L2 + X LT + A
Pickoff to 1st L2 + ◯ LT + B
Pickoff to 2nd L2 + △ LT + Y
Pickoff to 3rd L2 + ▢ LT + X
Step Off Mound (from Windup/Stretch) L1 LB
Throwing Controls – Button & Button Accuracy Interfaces
Move Player L L
Jump/Dive R R
Throw to 2nd Y
Throw to 3rd X
Throw to 1st B
Throw Home X A
Jump R1 RB
Dive R2 RT
Throw to Cutoff L1 LB
Switch to closet player (Without Ball) L2 LT
Default Baserunning
Point towards the location to target a Runner L L
Advance / Return Individual L + ◯, ▢, △ L + B, X, Y
Return All Runners R1 RB
Return Individual Runner R1 + L RB + L
Stop Runner R2 RT
Lead Off // Advance All L1 LB
Lead Off Individual Runner L + L1 L + LB
Steal all Runners L2 LT
Hold and Release to Steal Early L2 LT
Steal Individual Runner L + L2 L + LT
Sliding – Slides at Home
Straight in Feet First R Down R Down
Straight in Head First R Up R Up
Wide Right Feet First R Bottom Right R Bottom Right
Wide Right Head First R Top Right R Top Right
Sliding – Slides at Bases
Straight in Feet First R Down R Down
Straight in Head First R Up R Up
Hook to the Left R Left R Left
Hook to the Right R Right R Right
Break up a Double Play at 2nd R Down R Down



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