We all knew Cody Bellinger could hit, but he is showing that he is one of the best defensive outfielders in the game. His talents were on full display last night.
CODY JAMES BELLINGER, YOU ARE RIDICULOUS. pic.twitter.com/OD7zfOAgzH— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) May 28, 2019
Here’s what he had to say.
Again, he’s pretty good.
Cody Bellinger now has 19 home runs and 7 outfield assists this season.— Stats By STATS (@StatsBySTATS) May 28, 2019
The last player to reach those totals through 52 games in a season: Babe Ruth in 1932. https://t.co/07781TUd3g
Speaking of exciting young players, Will Smith, one of the top prospects in the Dodgers’ farm system, will make his major league debut tonight.
The Los Angeles Dodgers today selected the contract of catcher Will Smith and placed catcher Austin Barnes on the 10-day injured list with a left groin strain.— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) May 27, 2019
Around the league...
- There are a lot of great nicknames out there. What do you think are the best? Check out USA Today’s fun post on the best nicknames in baseball!
Here’s a fun graphic on the home run leaderboard so far from this season
The hottest team in baseball..... is Oakland?!
R.I.P. to Bill Buckner. Take a look at how amazing his career really was.
Bill Buckner's major-league career:— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) May 27, 2019
2,715 career hits
450 walks, just 453 strikeouts
1980 NL batting champion
Led NL in doubles twice; 498 career doubles
Played in the World Series twice