Players can hire and fire players for their team, and can upgrade them using the same 15-point system introduced in the original Baseball Stars.
Players are also able to create leagues of 6 teams which can play against each other up to 25 times, earning League Standings and Top 10 in Average, Home Runs, Runs Batted In, Earned Run Average, Wins and Saves.
Baseball Stars 2 was ported the the NES. That version featured many changes to the gameplay.
The game was included on the Neo Geo X released in 2012 and in the SNK Classics Collection for Wii/PSP/PS2.