2019 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Corey Seager
Colby Conway takes a closer look at Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager to let fantasy baseball owners know what to expect during the 2019 MLB season.
Besides being a minimal contributor in the stolen base department, Corey Seager is an all-around shortstop that competes with the best at his position in the league. The last time we saw Seager in full action, besides the 26 games pre-elbow injury last season, Seager hit .295 with 22 home runs and 77 RBI across 145 games. His numbers did take a dip from the year before, but to Seager’s credit, he did battle back issues for the majority of the season. Coming off Tommy John surgery, there are some concerns with Seager, especially earlier in the year as the team will likely manage his workload, but when he gets back to playing with no limitations, he should reclaim his spot among the league’s elite at shortstop. In fact, it’s very plausible that we have yet to see the best Seager has to offer.
In 2016 and 2017, Seager hit .308 and .295, with expected batting averages that were right on par with his actual batting average. His barrel rate consistently stays above nine percent, and...