LOS ANGELES -- A small group of what Vin Scully would call the "Corey Seager marching and chowder society" was gathered near the Dodgers' dugout Sunday after their home team swept the Braves in a 12-6 drubbing.
The core of the gathering wanted Seager to know they wanted their favorite shortstop to run for president.
While that's not possible, with his Rookie of the Year candidacy still intact, Seager waved nicely as he left the field having driven in seven runs on five homers this weekend. The Braves managed eight as a team over the three-game series.
The 22-year-old is making it look easy these days in the middle of the diamond at Chavez Ravine. In these parts, Seager's defensive swagger has been dubbed #SeagerSmooth as he moves his 6'4" frame around the infield with a calmness that matches his tranquil personality.
Just a couple of seasons ago there were whispers of Seager not being able to stay at shortstop long term because of his big frame. Who knows, at some point the Dodgers may move him to third. But that moment is years down the road and nowhere in the forefront of anybody that has seen Seager play.
The silky swing has translated into an outburst of power over the last month. In his last 25 games, Seager has clubbed 12 homers -- including two Sunday -- and driven in 20 runs. The guy is 39-for-120 (.325) since May 7 and has three multi-homer games in his last 21 starts.
It's kinda déjà vu," said the whiz-kid's manager, Dave Roberts. "It keeps happening every day and I could get used to it."
"He sees the ball out of the hand really well. When you've got a very sound, short swing, power to all fields and he can hit any pitch to any part of the ballpark. It's special. There is only a few guys that can do that but it does start with his pitch recognition."
Despite only 84 career games in the majors, the Dodgers' 2012 first-round pick is a veteran when it comes to what he says into a microphone.
"I'm just putting good swings on balls right now, or getting lucky and elevating them," said Seager. "It's just one of those things you try and do every day but it's working right now."
"It's one of those things where you hope you get good pitches every night, but you don't. They're big league pitchers and they're supposed to make pitcher's pitches. Right now they're over the plate and I'm getting some good hits."
The greatly publicized roommates of Seager, Trayce Thompson and Joc Pederson are taking over a Dodgers offense that could be a force as the veterans are coming around.
"Sometimes as a young player, you feel that the veterans aren't really clicking yet, so you take it upon yourself and not wait back," Roberts said. "To see these guys come out there and have big at-bats and have big hits, it shows their willingness to take the lead."
So what do you do when you're Corey Seager and you've just hit five homers in a single weekend?
"I'm going to get pizza again. You've got to, right?"