Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager has been out of action for a little while now due to a knee injury that has put into question his status for opening day. However, according to the latest report making its rounds, it does sound like Seager is at least on the right path to recovery at this moment.
He recently took four at-bats in minor league games, and there did not appear to be anything wrong with him afterwards. That’s a major step in the right direction, and it’s one that both he and the Dodgers can actually build from and feel good about. Seager’s recovery is going well, apparently.
“I’ve had no problems so far, so that’s nice,” Seager said. “Mentally, it’s been great, because there has been no pain. It would probably be a little more frustrating if there was a little pain, if I had any setbacks, that would mess with you mentally. So far it’s been good on both sides, physically and mentally.”
The fantastic news here is that Corey Seager is not experiencing any pain. That means that he could be close to returning. He still has not been cleared by the doctors or the team to run the bases at full speed, but he is slated to play six innings of defense at shortstop in an upcoming minor league game.
At the rate that he’s going, Seager could be ready for opening day in San Diego, and that’s something that the Dodgers would love to see happen since he is so vital to the team. His presence in the lineup and in the field is crucial, and the Dodgers have to feel great knowing he’s doing fine right now.