28-year-old Corey Drew Seager (born April 27, 1994), nicknamed “Seags,” is a Major League Baseball shortstop for the Texas Rangers.
Seager was drafted in the first round of the 2012 Main League Baseball draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he made his major league debut in 2015.
In his first two seasons in the majors, he was the 2016 National League (NL) Rookie of the Year and an MLB All-Star. He was voted the NLCS MVP and World Series MVP while guiding the Los Angeles Dodgers to a World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in 2020.
He became a free agent after seven years with the Dodgers and signed a ten-year contract with the Rangers. Seager agreed to a one-year, $13.75 million contract with the Dodgers in his third and final arbitration-eligible season.
On May 15, Seager broke his right hand after being struck by a pitch from Miami Marlins pitcher Ross Detwiler. On September 26, 2021, Seager hit his 100th career home run off of Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Humberto Meja.
He hit.306 with 16 home runs and 57 RBIs this season. He was hitless in three at-bats in the Wild Card Game, five hits in 21 at-bats (.238 average) in the 2021 NLDS, and four hits in 24 at-bats (.167) with two home runs in the 2021 NLCS.