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Today it’s my pleasure to announce that Boston Red Sox All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez will be the cover athlete for MLB 12 The Show, which will hit store shelves on March 6, 2012 for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, just in time for Spring Training. A candidate for this year’s America League Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award, Gonzalez is a four-time All-Star (2008-2011), three-time Rawlings Gold Glove winner (2008, 2009, 2011), and 2011 Silver Slugger Award winner. The Show has been and continues to be the market leading and highest ranked officially licensed baseball title of this console generation and the number-one rated sports video game over the past four years, so we’re psyched to have one the best all-around players in baseball representing MLB 12!
In the midst of all the chaos in the sports world last night, the folks over at Sony decided to make this announcement which is weird since it's the premier baseball game out there. Considering all the hoopla for the Madden cover, you'd think they would make a bigger deal about this but I digress.
Adrian is the third member of the Sox to be on the cover of this franchise joining David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia. Now Adrian can play God and turn off the injuries and lead the Red Sox to the World Series! (ZING!)
Now to make everyone feel better after that... I leave you with Pedroia's MLB The Show commercial. Enjoy.
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