MLB 08: The Show was released March 4, 2008. It was developed by SCE San Diego Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, and PSP.
The MLB 08: The Show cover athlete is Philadelphia Phillies first basemen Ryan Howard. Howard was the 2006 National League MVP.
- The new "Pitcher/Batter analysis" feature which allows you to look at the pitch count, batters' hot/cold zones, and more.
- Another update to the game is "Progressive Batting Performanence" which tracks trends in a player's batting statistics.
- A "Rob Home Run Indicator" was added to make robbing home runs easier.
|A Tribe Called Quest||Award Tour|
|The Blood Arm||Suspicious Character|
|Franz Ferdinand||The Fallen (Ruined By Justice)|
|Hot Hot Heat||My Best Fiend|
|Kenna||Out of Control (State of Emotion) XXX Change Remix|
|No More Kings||Sweep the Leg (Remix)|
|Queens of the Stone Age||In The Fade|
|The Ramones||Blitzkrieg Bop|
|ZZ Top||I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide|
- At Jacobs Field in Cleveland, Quicken Loans Arena, home of the Cleveland Caviliars can be seen in the backdrop.
- At Safeco Field in Seattle, Qwest Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks can be seen in the backdrop.
- At Comerica Park in Detroit, Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions can be seen in the backdrop.
- At Shea Stadium in New York, Citi Field, new home of the New York Mets can be seen under construction in the backdrop.