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Dodgers Shortstop Corey Seager Will Have Tommy John Surgery and Miss Rest of Season

Corey Seager is hitting .267 this season with two home runs and 13 RBIs.

Dodgers All-Star Corey Seager will miss the remainder of the 2018 season and have Tommy John surgery after suffering a right UCL sprain, the team announced Monday.

Seager hit .267 with 11 walks and two hit by pitches in 115 plate appearances this year, which will mark the second consecutive season his batting average declined.

The shortstop was named an All-Star each of the last two seasons and won Rookie of the Year in 2016 after having a slash of .308/.365/.512 to go along with 26 home runs and 72 RBIs.

This season, the Dodgers are 12-15 and currently fourth in the NL West.

Behind Seager on the Dodgers depth chart at shortstop are outfielders Chris Taylor and Enrique Hernandez.