BREAKING: Corey Seager suspended and won’t be player due to remark comment’s

Corey Drew Seager (born April 27, 1994) is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers selected Seager in the first round of the 2012 MLB draft, and he made his major league debut in 2015. He was the 2016 National League (NL) Rookie of the Year and was an MLB All-Star in his first two full seasons in the majors. He was named the NL Championship Series Most Valuable Player (MVP) and the World Series MVP while leading the Dodgers to the 2020 World Series title. After seven years with the Dodgers, Seager entered free agency and signed a 10-year contract worth $325 million with the Rangers. He was an All-Star in 2022 and 2023. Seager won the World Series with the Rangers in 2023 and was named World Series MVP for the second time (becoming only the 4th player to achieve this feat and the only player to win the World Series MVP in both leagues.)

Corey Seager was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, to Jeff and Jody Seager.[1] He is the youngest of three brothers. His oldest brother Kyle Seager is former third baseman for the Seattle Mariners. The middle brother, Justin, was drafted by the Mariners in the 12th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft. Seager grew up a New York Yankees fan and idolized Derek Jeter.[2]

Seager attended Northwest Cabarrus High School in Kannapolis, North Carolina, graduating in 2012. He played baseball and basketball for the school and was the number one baseball recruit in the state.[3] Seager committed to attend the University of South Carolina on a college baseball scholarship.

The Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB) selected Seager in the first round with the 18th overall selection of the 2012 MLB draft. He received a $2.35 million signing bonus to sign with the Dodgers instead of attending South Carolina.[4]

Seager began his professional career with the Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer League, where he had a .309 batting average in 46 games in 2012. He was promoted to the Great Lakes Loons of the Class A Midwest League for 2013. He hit .309 with 12 home runs and 57 runs batted in (RBIs) in 74 games for Great Lakes and was promoted on August 3 to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the Class A-Advanced California League. In 27 games at the new level, he hit just .160.[5] Seager played for the Glendale Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League after the 2013 regular season, and was selected to play in the AFL Fall Stars Game.[6]

In 2014, Seager hit .352 with 18 home runs and 70 RBIs for the Quakes and was selected to the mid-season California League All-Star team.[7] He played for the USA team at the 2014 All-Star Futures Game.[8] After the Futures Game, he was promoted to the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Class AA Southern League.[9] With the Lookouts, he played in 38 games and hit .345.[5]

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