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Gameplay Controls

MLB 2006

PITCHER BEFORE SET
X Button Pich Type 1
Triangle Button Pitch Type 3
Square Button Pitch Type 4
Circle Button Pitch Type 2
L2 Button Quick Menu
L1 Button L1 + X = Pitch Out. L1 + Circle = Intentional Walk.
R1 Button Pitch Type 5
Select Button Pitcher/Batter Status Window

PITCHER AFTER SET
X Button Pitch Ball
Triangle Button Pickoff to 2B
Square Button Pickoff to 3B
Circle Button Pickoff to 1B
R1 Button Step Off Rubber
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Position Ball in Strike Zone

BATTING
X Button Swing. Press and Release X to Check Swing (Pressure Sensitive).
Circle Button Sacrifice Bunt. Press at Last Possible Moment for Drag Bunt.
R2 Button Pitch History. R2 + X = Guess Pitch Type 1. R2 + Circle = Guess Pitch Type 2. R2 + Triangle = Guess Pitch Type 3. R2 + Square = Guess Pitch Type 4. R2 + R1 = Guess Pitch Type 5. R2 + Left Analog Stick = Guess Pitch Location.
Select Button Pitcher/Batter Status Window
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Swing Direction in Zone (9-Box Zone). Left/Right = Control Batter's Eye Camera.
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Up = Influence Fly Ball. Down = Influence Ground Ball. Right = Influence Bunt Towards 1B. Left = Influence Bunt Towards 3B.
R3 Button Activate/Deactivate Batter's Eye Camera

BASE RUNNING BEFORE THE PITCH
L2 Button All Runners Steal (Auto Steal). L2 + Base Icon = Steal 2B, 3B, or Home (Auto Steal).
L1 Button Load Off All Runners. L1 + Base ICon = Lead Off Individual Runners.
R1 Button Lead Back All Runners. R1 + Base Icon = Lead Back Individual Runners.
Combo #1 Base Icon of Runner + Up = Manually Steal 2B
Combo #2 Base Icon of Runner + Left = Manually Steal 3B
Combo #3 Base Icon of Runner + Down = Manually Steal Home

BASE RUNNING AFTER THE PITCH
Directional Buttons Base Icon of Runner + D-Pad of Destination Base = Advance Multiple Bases
L1 Button Advance All Runners. Base Icon of Runner + L1 = Advance Individual Runners. Base Icon of Runner + L1 = Return Individual Runners.
R1 Button Return All Runners

FIELDING - DEFENSIVE FIELDER WITHOUT BALL
Directional Buttons Player Movement
L2 Button Switch to Closest Player
L1 Button Throw to Relay Man
R2 Button Dive
R1 Button Jump
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Player Movement

FIELDING - DEFENSIVE FIELDER WITH BALL
Directional Buttons Player Movement
X Button Throw Home
Triangle Button Throw to 2B
Square Button Throw to 3B
Circle Button Throw to 1B
L1 Button Throw to Cutoff Man (Only When Ball Is in Flight to Base)
R2 Button Dive With Ball
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Player Movement