2020 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Cody Bellinger
Greg Jewett takes an in-depth look at Cody Bellinger to let fantasy baseball owners know what to expect from the Dodgers 1B/OF during the 2020 MLB season.
After getting off to an historic first-half becoming the 38th player with at least 30 home runs before the All-Star break, Cody Bellinger did cool down a bit in the second half, but still turned in a career year. Bellinger’s 47 home runs represent the third-highest total in Dodgers history and ranked fourth in the majors. Bellinger also set career highs in the following categories:
- Runs - 121
- Hits - 170
- Doubles - 34
- Home runs - 47
- RBI - 115
- Walks - 95
- Stolen Bases - 15
- Each of his slash lines - .305/.406/.629
Bellinger led the National League in total bases (351), ranked second in runs and on-base plus slugging percentage (1.035) and slugging percentage. He will turn 25 in July.
Delving into his batted ball data, Bellinger also racked up impressive gains on Fangraphs raising his line drive percentage by 6.3 points to 26.2-percent last season, cut his ground ball percentage by almost nine to 31.5-percent and keeping his fly ball percentage consistent at...