Draft: Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 4th round of the 2013 MLB June Amateur Draft from Hamilton HS (Chandler, AZ). After a “down” 2018 where he posted more average numbers, he topped his Rookie of the Year numbers from 2017. 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His projections point towards more of the same production over the next few seasons. Positions: Cody Bellinger — Los Angeles Dodgers. We can’t point to 2018 and just say that is Bellinger’s floor. Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. He was in the 80th percentile for exit velocity and hard-contact. This group even got better with Mookie Betts now set to leadoff. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. His projections are among the tops of any position, but is eligible at first base and outfield to start the season. Free Agent: 2024, More Cody Bellinger Pages at Baseball Reference, 2020 Dodgers Looking at overall numbers, Cody Bellinger projects to finish top 5 in home runs, runs, and RBI. I am grabbing this 40+ home run bat who produces in every category and moving on to the next pick. Exceeded rookie limits during 2017 season, 2020 Contract Status: Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. There doesn’t project to be any sort of drop off in stolen bases either, where he has had double-digits in each of his three seasons. It played above average to left-handed power bats over the last few seasons. His move into this ADP and Auction range is due to the fact that he does have a pretty safe floor in addition to upside. He was 51st in average exit velocity, and ranked 8th overall in barrels. Over the past three seasons, Cody Bellinger ranks 4th in ISO, and 10th in wRC+. Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? All images are property the copyright holder and are displayed here for informational purposes only. in Scottsdale, AZ All his expected stats completely backed what he was doing at the plate in 2019. Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. 2022 – .287/.394/.587/.981pic.twitter.com/s7SujT4H2S, — Dodgers Index (@DodgersIndex) February 19, 2020. Outfielder and First Baseman, Born: Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith. With the improvements made at the plate, cutting down his strikeout rate quite a bit, and upping his walk rate, he has made great strides to keep up monster production. With one runner on base, two outs and a one-run deficit, San Diego Padres MVP candidate Fernando Tatis Jr. had the chance to continue his breakout season. He has a .368 OBP to start his career, which ranks 21st in the last three seasons. Three years into the league, he has a pretty full trophy cabinet already. You can see how good of an athlete he is with his sprint speed and defensive numbers. Stats Stats; MLB Playoffs MLB ... 2020. Join our linker program. (Age 21-286d, Cody Bellinger is coming off of an MVP season, where he had 47 home runs and a .406 BP. (43-17, 1st place in NL West), Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Saturday, October 17, 2:04AM. Do you have a sports website? His overall RBI production should be around 90 as a floor. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. 2020 Contract Status: Signed thru 2020, 1 yr/$11.5M (20) Service Time (01/2020) : 2.160 • Arb Eligible : 2021 • Free Agent : 2024 Full Name: Cody James Bellinger This is coming off a year where they averaged 4.8, which still ranked inside the top eight. Much like most of the names being picked in the first round, these guys are the most likely to come close to their ceiling projections. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. That puts less pressure on me to deal with that position, where outfielder is a bit deeper. Bellinger’s projections reflect closer to his true upside rather than a floor, which is pretty safe too. The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball, Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses. The Dodgers offense averaged 5.4 runs per game last season, which was 5th in the Majors. . We present them here for purely educational purposes. There is just slight room for improvement here, which says more about his floor already.  •  2020 WAR: 0.3. 2019 WAR: 9.1 (MVP season) Bellinger’s MLB career has been up and down. Dodger Stadium played pretty neutral to home runs, although day games the park plays smaller, where at night we can see the park play large. Cody Bellinger profile page, biographical information, injury history and news This is also where Gerrit Cole and Jacob deGrom are finding themselves as well. 2020 – .293/.392/.585/.977 Bellinger is putting up elite numbers, and will barely be turning 25 this year. The argument you can make here is outside of the SB numbers combined with the power, you can get this upside within the next few rounds. After the first few names, you have a decision to make, but Cody Bellinger is certainly not a wrong one. 35 home runs is a pretty safe floor as well. I don’t mind paying the premium ADP for him or the auction value. I don’t believe we will see him fall back down to that .260 range. He is 13th in runs, and 16th in RBI. Some high school data is courtesy David McWater. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos.    vs. SFG 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB, Rookie Status: Three years into the league, he has a pretty full trophy cabinet already. July 13, 1995 Strong winds appear to rob Dodgers of multiple HRs, Bellinger details his epic HR robbery of Tatis, Picking hypothetical NL All-Star outfield starters. There is a whole lot of red on this page for Cody Bellinger. Are you a Stathead, too? 18,963rd in MLB history) Copyright: © 2020 ESPN Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved. Some defensive statistics Copyright © Baseball Info Solutions, 2010-2020. Arb Eligible: 2021 Or write about sports? His defense is also strong, where he made seven outs above average, which ranked 15th in the league. Signed thru 2020, 1 yr/$11.5M (20), Service Time (01/2020): 2.160 Within this loaded Dodgers offense, Bellinger is going to be one of the cogs in the machine. Stats: .215/.294/.412, 10 HR, 22 RBIs. Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of InsideTheBook.com, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. Full-year historical Major League statistics provided by Pete Palmer and Gary Gillette of Hidden Game Sports. Do you have a blog? He also had 15 stolen bases. The Los Angeles Dodgers are absolutely loaded top to bottom in terms of talent, and Bellinger hitting in the middle of this oder is going to be dangerous again. While he has just three years in the majors, we are not doubting that the production can be consistent. A .270-.280 season is in his range of outcomes, but he doesn’t project close to there. Depending on how your league values pitching, it could dictate what happens within the pick 4-6 range. Bellinger's grab was the first home run robbery in a postseason game since Los Angeles had a David Freese long … He is a pretty rare offensive talent, who also ranks 39th in stolen bases over this same span. The Los Angeles Dodgers are absolutely loaded top to bottom in terms of talent, and Bellinger hitting in the middle of this oder is going to be dangerous again.  •  Who knows, maybe MLB will change the ball again to keep it more power friendly. I don’t see the average moving really that much higher than last season. Cody Bellinger is coming off of an MVP season, where he had 47 home runs and a .406 BP. These are premium numbers. Everything was trending upwards for Bellinger, so the MVP like season was not a big surprise. The Dodgers project to score 5.3 runs per game again, which is fourth in the league. The one area we could see him average out a bit is his batting average. With a healthy Corey Seager and strong lineup behind him, Bellinger’s run production is also very safe. Pretty impressive for someone his age. He also upped his walk rate, and was in the top 10% in barrel %. Betting stats and traditional stats for Los Angeles Dodgers player Cody Bellinger, including pitching splits and historical stats. Bellinger is a mix of power and speed, and is in the best offense in the National League. Topping last year is going to be pretty tough, but he projects for just a shade more in RBIs and runs. High School: Hamilton HS (Chandler, AZ), Debut: Bellinger certainly has 50+ home run upside as well. Find out more. Fueled by Cody Bellinger, Dodgers-Padres brings down (empty) house, 25-and-under MLB player October Impact Rankings, Dodgers break NL home run record for month, Trout heavily favored for AL MVP at sportsbooks, Dodgers raising funds to fight racial injustice, Bellinger ready for 'once-in-a-lifetime' season, 'We're all just trying to help each other': How video games are bringing MLB players and fans together, From Mays to Trout: What lost career time means for the legacies of MLB greats. Especially when I can play him at first base as well. Only Francisco Lindor and Mike Trout join Bellinger in having over 100 HR and 30+ stolen bases in the last three seasons. All rights reserved. Where he has a slight edge over a few others is that he projects for 15 stolen bases. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. One of the big positives was that Bellinger cut down his strikeout rate from 24% to 16%. Now it will be about keeping it going. us. Bellinger is going top six-seven in drafts, and you’d be lucky to see him slip past that. Latest on Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Cody Bellinger including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN