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MLB The Show 21: How to Turn Off Baserunning

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MLB The Show 21: How to Turn Off Baserunning

MLB The Show 21 continues the series’ long history of offering players a wealth of settings options to customize their play experience to their liking. You can tweak just about everything and either give yourself full control of your experience or leave some of it up to luck and the CPU if you prefer it that way. If you’re here, you’re probably wondering how to turn off baserunning in MLB the Show 21. Here’s how to do that.

How to Turn Off Baserunning in MLB The Show 21

Not everyone likes baserunning, is good at it, or even feels like working with the controls. Some would just prefer the CPU to handle it. Personally, I don’t get it, but I support you, the reader, in pursuing your ideal MLB The Show 21 experience. Fortunately, it’s very easy to do. You just need to know where to look.

To turn off baserunning in MLB The Show 21, simply head to your settings. You can do this mid-game while in the pause menu, or while you’re in the main menu in the top right corner. Either way works.

Once you’re there, go to Batting and Baserunning, and then press L2/R2 on PlayStation or LT/RT if you’re on Xbox to switch over to advanced settings which houses the baserunning options you have.

After that, all you need to do is swap Baserunning Decisions from Assist to Auto. Auto will have the CPU make all the baserunning calls for you. Effectively, after you hit the ball into play, your job is done and you’re just watching and hoping things bounce your way.

Time needed: 1 minute.

How to Turn off Baserunning in MLB The Show 21

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Go to advanced Batting and Baserunning options.

    Press the trigger buttons to switch to advanced options

  3. Switch Baserunning Decisions from Assist to Auto.

That’s all you need to know about how to turn off baserunning in MLB The Show 21 for PlayStation and Xbox. If you still have additional questions, let us know in the comments below. For our full thoughts on the game, you can check out our complete MLB The Show 21 review.

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