Certain MLB players in the game have one Player Skill associated with them . Players with available skills will show a skill icon in the outer area of their player portrait.

There are sixteen Skill types:
  • LHP: Players with the LHP Skill receive boosted stats when up against Left-Handed Pitchers!
  • Bases Loaded: Players with the Bases Loaded Skill receive boosted stats when the bases are loaded!
    Bases Empty: Players with the Bases Empty Skill receive boosted stats when the bases are empty!
  • Late Innings: Players with the Late Innings Skill receive boosted stats during late innings!
    Hot: Players with the HOT Skill receive boosted stats after they have at least 3 hits in the current game!
  • RHP: Players with the RHP Skill receive boosted stats when up against right-handed
  • 2-Out Hitter: Players with the 2-Out Hitter Skill receive boosted stats at bat when their team has two outs!
  • Runners in Scoring Position: Players with the Running in Scoring Position Skill receive boosted skills when runners on the field are in scoring position.
  • Blowout: Players with the Blowout skill receive boosted stats when their team is ahead or behind by 4 or more runs!
  • Bonus Game: Players with the Bonus Game Skill receive boosted stats in Bonus Games.
  • Tournament: Players with the Tournament Skill receive boosted stats in Tournament Mode games.
  • Season: Players with the Season Skill receive boosted stats in Season Mode games.
  • Prime Game: Players with the Prime Skill receive boosted stats in Prime games!
  • Head-to-Head: Players with the Head-to-Head Skill receive boosted stats in Head to Head or Match Me games!
  • Walk-Off Hero: Players with the Walk-Off Hero Skill receive boosted stats in Walk-Off Hero mode!
Tie Game: Players with the Tie Game Skill receive boosted stats when the game is tied!
When a user acquires a player who has a skill, it will start off at skill level 0 and can be upgraded through normal gameplay.