Authentic presentation with MLB Today featuring scores, standings, news and stats and up-to-date analysis and color commentary by Gary Thorne, Steve Phillips and now John Kruk. 2K Sports exclusive Inside Edge data service that allows for always up-to-date information on real players that influences the actions of AI representation of the same players throughout the game. Batter’s Eye functionality that uses a hitter’s real-life eye rating to help you identify fastballs, breaking balls and off speed pitches before they get to the plate. Updated Franchise Mode that improves your team from the warm days of spring training to the chill of the October Classic, with the option to jump into online leagues whenever you choose. My Player career mode, allowing you to create a player, choose your team and then play your way into the Hall of Fame; and Hurry-Up Baseball which allows you to skip cutscenes, animations, replays and commentary between plays.