Newest On Corey Seager
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager started the season on a fabulous tempo, however a again drawback pressured him out of their recreation in opposition to the Giants on Aug. 7, and he hasn’t performed since. Supervisor Dave Roberts issued an replace on Seager on Tuesday, saying (through Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Instances) that the 26-year-old is amid a “sluggish development.” Whereas Seager has been in a position to swing, run and play catch this week, the Dodgers haven’t dominated out a stint on the injured record for the two-time All-Star and former Nationwide League Rookie of the 12 months.
Seager was a sturdy and extremely efficient a part of the membership from 2016-17, however Tommy John surgical procedure restricted him to 26 video games the subsequent season. He additionally frolicked on the IL final 12 months due to hamstring points, although Seager did seem in 134 video games. His manufacturing then was nearer to excellent than nice, however Seager as soon as once more seemed like one of many elite shortstops within the recreation this 12 months previous to struggling this harm. By means of 54 plate appearances in 2020, he has slashed .340/.389/.600 (176 wRC+) with three dwelling runs.
As all the time, the Dodgers are loaded with depth – they’ve had the posh of plugging in Chris Taylor and Enrique Hernandez at in need of late – although they’re definitely a greater group when Seager’s accessible. LA has received seven straight NL West titles, however at 11-7, it’s staring up on the Rockies proper now and tied with the Padres, who’ve crushed the Dodgers in back-to-back days.