Ryu Hyun-jin’s former teammate’s ambition to win World Series MVP again after 3 years

Corey Seager wins WS MVP award from LA Dodgers in 2020,
Texas spearhead this year, ranked 2nd in power rankings ‘Expected’

‘Korean Monster’ Ryu Hyun-jin and his former teammate at the LA Dodgers will challenge for MVP in the World Series between the Texas Rangers and Arizona Diamondbacks starting on the 28th (Korean time). The main character is Corey Seager, a shortstop for Texas in the American League of American professional baseball.

Seager played in a Dodgers uniform from 2015 to 2021. He played with Ryu Hyun-jin, who was with the Dodgers from the 2013 to 2019 seasons. He parted ways with the Dodgers at the end of 2021, and has continued his career as a player in Texas since last year. In the first season of his transfer, he recorded a batting average of 0.245, 33 home runs, 83 RBIs, an on-base percentage of 0.317, a slugging percentage of 0.455, and an OPS of 0.772.

He recorded better results in the regular season this year, leading Texas to advance to the postseason. Although he took some time off due to injury, he appeared in 119 games and recorded a batting average of 0.327, 33 home runs, 96 RBIs, an on-base percentage of 0.390, and an OPS of 1.013. He ranked 2nd in batting average, 2nd in OPS, and 3rd in on-base percentage in the American League, becoming a leading figure in Texas’ trip to the fall feast.

His strong performance continues as he enters the postseason. He showed amazing on-base instincts and got five walks in Game 2 of the American League Division Series away game against the Baltimore Orioles on the 9th. He played the role of a chance maker, setting a new record for the most walks in a postseason game. From the Wild Card Series to the Championship Series, he went 15-for-45 with a batting average of 0.333, 3 home runs, 6 RBIs, 12 runs, an on-base percentage of 0.483, and an OPS of 1.127, helping Texas advance to the World Series. On the 26th (Korean time), he ranked 2nd in the 2023 World Series hitter power rankings selected by MLB.com. 

Seager is a major contributor to the Dodgers’ World Series win in the 2020 season. He won MVP honors in the postseason Championship Series and World Series that year. He was in full swing in the two series, hitting .347 with 7 home runs and 16 RBIs. He played the most decisive role in helping the Dodgers win the World Series.굿모닝토토 도메인 

Led by Seager’s bat, the Dodgers fell behind by 1 win and 3 losses in the championship series against the Atlanta Braves, but won 3 games in a row and headed to the World Series with 4 wins and 3 losses. In the World Series, they beat the Tampa Bay Rays with 4 wins and 2 losses and won the championship for the first time in 32 years.

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