Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said before Saturday’s game in Arizona that Jimmy Rollins would reclaim starting shortstop duties from rookie Corey Seager when the veteran is able to return from his injured right index finger. But, uh, that might need some more evaluation.
Seager was tremendous in the Dodgers’ 9-5 win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Chase Field, going 4-for-4 with a walk, a double, a homer, a stolen base, and three runs scored. Here’s a glimpse of what the 21-year-old top prospect is capable of …
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Seager is now batting .467/.568/.733 over his first nine major league games.
Rollins, meanwhile, is slashing .220/.279/.355 in 132 games this year at age 36.