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Dodgers News: Corey Seager Named Cover Athlete for R.B.I. Baseball 17

During Dodgers FanFest Saturday afternoon, R.B.I. Baseball 17 announced Corey Seager as its cover athlete.

It’s the first time the All-Star Seager will appear on the cover of a baseball video game. The last Dodger to do so was Yasiel Puig, who graced the cover of MLB: The Show 15.

At just 22-years-young, Seager is capturing the hearts of baseball fans everywhere. The 2016 Rookie of The Year enters 2017 as one of the favorites for NL MVP.

Even as a rookie, Seager was the best hitter in the Dodgers’ lineup. He collected a .308 batting average with 26 homers, earning him the Silver Slugger for shortstops.

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R.B.I. Baseball 17 will be available on iPhone, iPad, Android-supported smartphones and tablets, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 platforms this spring. For more information, visit their website here.

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Gabe Burns

Gabe Burns is an award-winning journalist. He serves as a reporter and editor at the DodgersNation news desk. He additionally works as editor-in-chief of The Spectator, Valdosta State University's student paper. Gabe's work has been featured on a number of platforms, including Draft Breakdown and Pro Football Spot. His byline has been cited in media such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. Aside from covering Dodgers baseball, Gabe enjoys watching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic and Tampa Bay Lightning. He can be followed on Twitter at @GabeBurns_DN.

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