How to Earn Stubs in MLB The Show 22 (Best Methods Explained)

MLB The Show 22 has an online-focused game mode called Diamond Dynasty. Players can build their dream team in this mode and take on other players online. However, building your ideal team requires you to spend Stubs – the in-game currency. While you can spend real money to buy tons of Stubs and quickly build your team, this guide will show you the best method to earn Stubs in MLB The Show 22 for free!

Using one of the methods mentioned below, you can make Stubs completely for free without spending any money. However, you will need to have patience and will need to spend some time completing various tasks. The reward will be extremely satisfying and you’ll love building your team. With that said, let’s dive right in and take a look at the best method to make Stubs in MLB The Show 22.

How to Make Stubs Faster (Best Methods Explained)

Earning Stubs without spending money can feel like a tedious task and will take up a lot of your time. However, we have come up with a few ways in which you can earn them relatively quickly and have fun while in the process.

Flip Cards

MLB The Show 22 slightly explains the mechanics of this feature but never fully expands on it. However, you can collect player cards in the game, and once you fully complete a collection, you’ll be awarded Stubs. Keep in mind that you cannot sell the players so completing a collecting is the only way to earn bonus Stubs.

To make this process easier, you can exchange the weaker player cards for silver or gold ones. This will allow you to complete a collection faster as you’ll get the card that you are looking for. Plus, you can even collect stadium and uniform cards as well.

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Play Conquest Challenges

Best Method To Make Stubs in MLB The Show 22

Conquest gives players various challenges that they have to complete in order to earn Stubs and other rewards. There are tons of objectives within the challenges as well that will get you bonus Stubs. While this method isn’t the fastest one, it still gets you a decent amount of Stubs.

Complete Franchise Programs

Best Method To Make Stubs in MLB The Show 22

The best way to earn Stubs in MLB The Show 22 is by completing the Franchise Program. It offers you XP and Stubs as a bonus when you complete a program. The first program is called the Faces of the Franchise and you will have to complete various objectives to earn Stubs. While the main premise of this mode is to earn XP and level up, there are many tiers that offer Stubs for you.

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Best Method To Make Stubs in MLB The Show 22

While you earn rewards by simply playing the programs, you can earn bonus Stubs by completing various tasks and moments that are found at the bottom of the screen. Make sure that you check out these missions to get extra Stubs.

Play Showdown


Returning from last year, Showdown allows you to create a team by drafting various players and improving their skills by completing challenges. Every challenge that you complete will earn you Stubs as a reward. However, keep in mind that some of these challenges have an entry fee so you’ll have to really perform on the field in order to get your money’s worth.

Win The Mini Season Championship

Mini Seasons

Mini Seasons are introduced in MLB The Show 22 as a single-player mode in Diamond Dynasty. You will fave CPU-controlled versions of other players’ teams and will have to defeat them to move forward. After successfully winning the championship, you will be rewarded with 10,000 Stubs. While it might sound easy to take on a CPU-controlled team, it is actually quite difficult.

These teams have high player ratings so you’ll have to make sure that you don’t make any mistakes. However, the reward is worth all the effort as you can buy many packs or get a premier player from the marketplace.

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What Are Stubs?

Best Method To Make Stubs in MLB The Show 22

Stubs are the in-game currency of MLB The Show 22 that are required to purchase card packs (The Show Packs) and other various things like EquipmentPerksSponsorshipsStadiums, and Unlockables such as celebrations.

How Much Do Stubs Cost

Best Method To Make Stubs in MLB The Show 22

You can buy Stubs from the respective store of your platform for the following amount(s):

  • 1,000 Stubs: £0.99 / $0.99
  • 5,000 Stubs: £3.99 / $4.99
  • 11,000 Stubs: £7.99 / $9.99
  • 24,000 Stubs: £15.99 / $19.99
  • 67,500 Stubs: £39.99 / $49.99
  • 150,000 Stubs: £79.99 / $99.99

That’s everything you need to know about the best method to earn earn Stubs in MLB The Show 22. We would love to know what team you are planning on building and what team do you currently have. Let us know in the comments below about your thoughts regarding MLB The Show 22.

Umer Cheema
Umer Cheema

By day, Umer loves writing about games and talking about them; by night, he is an avid gamer that loves playing League of Legends and RTS games. Being a massive fan of Metal Gear Solid, you'll find Umer always praising the legendary Hideo Kojima.

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