MLB The Show 21 – August player of the month: Ray, release date, cards, more

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Another month of America’s pastime has come and gone, and within MLB The Show 21 there’s soon going to be another Player of The Month card coming to Diamond Dynasty. 

MLB The Show has made leaps and bounds over the years, and this time around they made massive news, as it’s the first time the game was released on Xbox. The game bolsters a series of game modes, but none are more popular than Diamond Dynasty.

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The equivalent of FIFA’s Ultimate Team, MLB The Show 21 features a ton of weekly programs to unlock new cards, but every month they release a special Player of The Month card, for the best performing player in the majors from last month.

These cards are highly sought after, as players have become accustomed to using some of these stellar cards, and we’re going to run over who we could see during August’s POTM collection.

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Pedro Martinez and Matt Kemp headline the 6th Inning Program.

Lightning card – August 2021 predictions

SDS has unveiled that Toronto Blue Jay starting pitcher, Robbie Ray will be the 99 OVR card players will be able to unlock at the end of the program for this month.

Other POTM cards for August 2021

Besides the 99 OVR Robbie Ray, there’s also going to be other cards players will unlock over the course of the program. They’re all listed down below.

Frank Schwindel – 95 OVR

Ty France – 95 OVR

Andrew Kittredge – 96 OVR

Tyler Naquin – 97 OVR

Devin Williams – 97 OVR

Bobby Dalbec – 97 OVR

Hunter Renfroe – 98 OVR

Will Smith – 98 OVR

Luis Robert – 98 OVR

How to unlock POTM cards

In order to obtain the Lightning card, you will need to complete all of the missions, moments and place all of the other August POTM cards into the collection bundle. This is the only way you can unlock the Lighting card for this month!

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Previous Player of The Month winners

Below is a quick rundown of who has received Lighting cards so far within MLB The Show 21.

July 2021 – Joey Votto – Cincinnati Reds


June 2021 – Kyle Schwarber – Washington Nationals/Boston Red Sox

96 OVR Kyle

May 2021 – Marcus Semien – Toronto Blue Jays

Marcus Semien POTM

April 2021 – Byron Buxton – Minnesota Twins

95 Buxton

Be sure to let us know who you think deserves the next Player of The Month card within MLB The Show 21!