King of the Hill Achievement

  • King of the Hill

     

    20

    Get to the top of the Best of the Best ladder in Home Run Derby® Mode.

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  • Under the Game Modes menu, select HR Derby, and the select Best of the Best. You will then need to beat the 20 top homerun hitters in baseball. The list as of 3/27/13 is as follows: 20. Adrian Gonzalez (LA Dodgers) 18 HRs, 213 career 19. Yoenis Cespedes (Oakland A's) 23, 23. 18. Bryce Harper (Washington Nationals) 22, 22. 17. Mike Trout (LAofA Angels) 30, 35. 16. Carlos Beltran (St. Louis Cardinals) 32, 334. **Player change option** 15. Andrew McCutcheon (Pittsburgh Pirates) 31, 82. 14. Josh Reddick (Oakland A's) 32, 42. 13. Nelson Cruz (Texas Rangers) 24, 130. 12. Alex Rios (Chicago White Sox) 24, 143. 11. Ryan Braun (Milwuakee Brewers) 41, 202. **Player change option** 10. Carlos Gonzalez (Colorado Rockies) 22, 99. 9. Evan Longoria (Tampa Bay Rays) 17, 130. 8. Paul Ko
  • 8. Paul Konerko (Chicago White Sox) 26, 422. 7. Prince Fielder (Detroit Tigers) 30, 260. 6. Josh Hamilton (LAofA Angels) 43, 161. **Player change option** 5. Paul Goldschmidt (Arizona Diamondbacks) 20, 28. 4. Miguel Cabrera (Detroit Tigers) 44, 321. 3. Adrian Beltre (Texas Rangers) 36, 346. 2. Albert Pujols (LAofA Angles) 30, 475. 1. Matt Kemp (LA Dodgers) 23,151. First off, this list is nuts. Missing are some of the top HR hitters in the game, who did finish in the top 20 in the MLB. Adam Dunn (Chicago WS) 41 HRs, Giancarlo Stanton (Miami Firesales) 37 HRs, Edwin Encarnacion (Toronto BJs) 42 HRs, Curtis Granderson (NY Yankees) 43 HRs (on the DL, so that's why he's not an option), Josh Willingham (Minnesota Twins) 35 HRs. That rounds out what should have been in the top 10. In
  • First off, this list is nuts. Missing are some of the top HR hitters in the game, who did finish in the top 20 in the MLB. Adam Dunn (Chicago WS) 41 HRs, Giancarlo Stanton (Miami Firesales) 37 HRs, Edwin Encarnacion (Toronto BJs) 42 HRs, Curtis Granderson (NY Yankees) 43 HRs (on the DL, so that's why he's not an option), Josh Willingham (Minnesota Twins) 35 HRs. That rounds out what should have been in the top 10. In previous years, the players have changed due to injuries, but I can't figure this one out. My recommendation is to get this ASAP before it gets fixed or players that are on the DL come back. Tips: Now that you have a list, you can edit the stats of the players you will face since the Derby uses the current roster. Contact, power, eye, both R & L should be lowered to 25
  • Tips: Now that you have a list, you can edit the stats of the players you will face since the Derby uses the current roster. Contact, power, eye, both R & L should be lowered to 25. Figure out what player you want to use (I used Jose Bautista on the Toronto BJs) and you can max his attributes. Difficulty sliders can be adjusted before in the home screens main menu. Slide up your power, contact, and eye, and do the opposite for the CPU. I had difficulty adjusting to the pitching for the first few batters as there's no strike zone, radar, or camera adjust on the batting. If it helps, you're facing Jared Weaver of the LAofA Angels and he's just throwing his fastball, about 95 MPH, if you're able to time it. Classic batting controls work best, you can switch that in the in game menu u
  • Classic batting controls work best, you can switch that in the in game menu under controller layout. Left thumbstick up for power, and as your endurance fades (that yellow bar under your name) start to pull the ball (thumbstick up and towards your batting side). If you're looking for visual cues, you should start your swing when the ball crosses the chain-link fence guarding Weaver. It will feel like you're swinging too late, but it takes less than a tenth of a second to hit the ball. Just remember any swing that isn't a homer results in an out, if you don't swing, you don't lose an out. If you do a swing and miss, it's usually best to just skip the next pitch to get your timing back. Pressing A skips the HR cutscene. Doing this will get you the ball again quicker and stay zoned in.
  • Do you need to do this in one sitting?

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