National League Championship Series

Don’t mind the batting average, Corey Seager is back

Don’t mind the batting average, Corey Seager is back

Starting with the sudden and shocking decline of Kenley Jansen, the first three weeks of the regular season have revealed a number of serious concerns for the Dodgers.

Corey Seager isn’t one of them. He never was.

Seager will hit.

Informed Wednesday afternoon of his impending breakout, Seager smiled and replied, “Let’s hope, right?”

And, like that, Seager was back to spraying baseballs around the outfield, going four for five with two doubles, a walk and three runs batted in several hours later in a 13-4 victory over the San Diego Padres.

Then again, it’s not as if decades of scouting experience were required to forecast what would happen. There’s a reason...

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