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Corey Seager agreed to a one-year, $13.75 million deal with the Dodgers to avoid arbitration.
Seager gets a much deserved pay raise in what was his final year of arbitration eligibility. He put together a phenomenal 2020 season when he slashed .307/.358/.585 with 15 home runs and 41 RBI over 212 at-bats. He performed even better in the postseason when he smacked eight bombs en route to taking home the MVP in both the NLCS and World Series.
Corey Seager went 0-for-3 with an RBI and a walk and took home the World Series MVP as the Dodgers beat the Rays 3-1 in Game 6 on Tuesday.
Seager picked up an RBI on a fielder's choice in the bottom of the sixth inning to put the Dodgers up 2-1. The shortstop hit .400 (8-for-20) with two home runs and five RBI in the six game series. It capped off a phenomenal postseason for Seager, who also took home MVP honors in the NLCS. He finishes this amazing playoff run with a .328/.425/.746 to go along with eight home runs and 20 RBI across 67 at-bats.
Corey Seager had a stellar day at the dish going 4-for-5 with a home run, two RBI, and three runs scored as the Dodgers fell to the Rays 8-7 in Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday.
Seager put the Dodgers up 2-0 in the top of the third inning when he took Ryan Yarbrough deep for a solo blast, his eighth of the postseason. His second RBI came in the clutch when he broke up a 6-6 tie in the top of the eighth with an RBI single off Nick Anderson. Unfortunately, Kenley Jansen blew the save in the following frame and the series is now tied at two games apiece. Seager has been a force throughout the postseason with a .344/.431/.803 batting line to go along with eight home runs and 18 RBI over 61 AB's.
Corey Seager went 2-for-4 with a solo home run as the Dodgers lost to the Rays 6-4 in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday.
Seager took Pete Fairbanks deep in the bottom of the eighth inning to pull the Dodgers within two runs at 6-4, though, they would ultimately lose by that same margin. The hot-hitting shortstop picked up a single earlier in the game as well. He's now slashing .302/.387/.774 with seven home runs and 16 RBI across 53 at-bats.
Corey Seager, despite going 0-for-5 in Game 7, took home NLCS MVP honors on Sunday after the Dodgers beat the Braves 4-3 to advance to the World Series.
Seager certainly deserved the honor as he slashed .310/.333/.897 with five home runs and 11 RBI over the seven-game series. The shortstop has picked up right where he left off in the regular season as has been instrumental in the Dodgers reaching the World Series for the third time in the last four years.