LOS ANGELES – Remarkable consistency has defined the Dodgers’ unrelenting run since their so-so first six weeks of 2017 and Corey Seager continues to be their unassuming heartbeat.
Seager made sure their script didn’t change Saturday night. The Dodgers haven’t gone without wins in consecutive games since falling twice to Atlanta at home last month and the smooth shortstop made that stay true, pulling his team out of a sixth-inning hole.
And with home runs mixed in by Cody Bellinger and Chris Taylor, the team with baseball’s best record went on to a 6-3 win over the San Diego Padres before an announced sellout crowd of 53,230 at Dodger Stadium.
Bellinger and Taylor hit their solo shots in the seventh and eighth respectively after the Dodgers (82-34) scored three times on San Diego’s bullpen. Bellinger hit his team-leading 34th on a three-hit night while Taylor, who hit his 17th, reached base four times in also walking twice and adding a third-inning single.
The emergence of the two have grabbed a fair share of the many positive headlines the Dodgers have created. All the second-year Seager continues to do is bat over…