Category Archives: Corey Seager

Can Corey Seager duplicate what Fred Lynn did in 1975?

The legend of Corey Seager continues to grow, and as the Dodgers inexplicably climbed back into a tie with the Giants for first place in the NL West the MVP chatter has started to grow.  With good reason, because Corey epitomises to me what an MVP is. I’ve always been on the outside looking in …

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Seager jumps past Karros and Brock on LAD Rookie home run leaderboard.

With those two home runs last night Seager leapfrogged past Eric Karros and Greg Brock into fourth place on the LAD rookie home run leaderboard. Only Mike Piazza, Joc Pederson, and Frank Hondo Howard are now in front of Seager. Player HR Year Age PA OPS Pos Mike Piazza (RoY-1st) 35 1993 24 602 0.932 …

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Corey Seager leading all rookie SS in OPS in HISTORY

We already know how special Corey Seager is, but just in case how about one more leaderboard to drive the point home. In the history of baseball, Corey Seager has the highest Rookie OPS for shortstops. And for good measure OPS+. Boom Player OPS OPS+ Year Age Tm PA Corey Seager 0.889 139 2016 22 …

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Cory Seager jumps into top 10 for home runs in a season by a Shortstop twenty-two and younger

Once again Corey Seager showed off his power, blasting two home runs last night. Corey had already broken the LAD record for most home runs by a LAD SS, most doubles by a LAD rookie, most home runs by a LAD rookie infielder non-catcher  edition so we need to look for other horizons. Since Corey …

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Corey Seager passes Eric Karros for most doubles by a LAD Rookie

With Corey Seager hitting his 31st double today, a bullet past DH playing 1st base David Ortiz, he broke the long-standing LAD rookie doubles record set by Eric Karros. This will put this particular leaderboard to bed until the end of the season. Shawn Green holds the all-time LAD double record with 49 set in …

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Seager Catches Puig on LAD Rookie Home Run Leaderboard

There was a time when Corey Seager was on a pace to break the Mike Piazza home run LAD rookie leaderboard but that pace has come and gone. Piazza hit his 19th home run on July 19th and never looked back on his way to 35. While Corey is probably out of the running for …

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Corey Seager catches Hanley Ramirez

Corey Seager was having a tough series at Coors field until he launched his 19th home run last night. The home run was significant because it tied Corey with Hanley Ramirez for most home runs by a LAD shortstop. Hanley hit 20 home runs in 2013 but one came as a DH, so he only …

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Corey Seager is running down Hanley Ramirez

Corey is chasing Hanley Ramirez in two different years and two different categories. In 2013 Hanley hit 20 home runs as a Shortstop, and that is the record that Seager is chasing for most home runs by a LAD shortstop. Corey has 18 home runs and that record should fall in August. In 2014 Hanley …

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Corey Seager moves to within one of Eric Karros on LAD Rookie Double leaderboard

With two doubles last night and twenty-nine overall, Corey said good-bye to Raul Mondesi and is nipping at the heels of Eric Karros. The complete list at baseball reference: Player 2B Year Age Eric Karros (RoY-1st) | 30 | 1992 | 24 Corey Seager | 30 | 2016 | 22 Raul Mondesi (RoY-1st) | 27 | 1994 …

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Corey Seager with three doubles just three doubles shy of LAD Rookie double record

The complete list at baseball reference: Player 2B Year Age Eric Karros (RoY-1st) | 30 | 1992 | 24 Raul Mondesi (RoY-1st) | 27 | 1994 | 23 Corey Seager | 27 | 2016 | 22 Russell Martin (RoY-9th) | 26 | 2006 | 23 Todd Hollandsworth (RoY-1st) | 26 | 1996 | 23 Mike Piazza (RoY-1st) | 24 | …

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