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Corey Seager, 20, is making a push to be the Dodgers' shortstop
Corey Seager, 20, is making a push to be the Dodgers' shortstop

Trading Corey Seager for a frontline pitcher late last season would not have guaranteed the Dodgers a place in the World Series. But it might have helped. Instead, the club refused to part with the 20-year-old shortstop, who might have helped it land David Price or Jon Lester and address a glaring lack of pitching depth. That decision raised expectations already elevated for the first-round pick, who is widely regarded as the Dodgers' top prospect, ahead of even highly touted outfielder Joc Pederson. "Corey is an incredibly gifted prospect," said Andrew Friedman, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations. "His hands work really well on both sides of the...

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