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Can the Los Angeles Dodgers survive without Corey Seager?

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced All-Star Corey Seager will miss the remainder of the season due to Tommy John surgery. The team has been struggling lately, losing six games in a recent seven-game stretch. Without their star shortstop, life is going to be difficult for the Dodgers. However, it's still early in the season, with plenty of time to readjust for a talented baseball squad. L.A. will be just fine. What do you think? ⚾

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The Dodgers are already struggling through their season, fighting the injury bug and starting the season 12-16. Seager is arguably the team's best player and without him, the Dodgers have nowhere to go but down.

Here is Jon Taylor of Sports Illustrated with more:

Seager’s injury will only dampen those chances further, particularly given that the Dodgers’ biggest issue so far has been an inconsistent and sluggish offense. Los Angeles’ team OPS+ was a mere 102 entering play on Monday, and while a smattering of players are hitting—Yasmani Grandal, Cody Bellinger, Matt Kemp, and Joc Pederson, as well as Hernandez and Chase Utley in reserve roles—the lineup as a whole isn’t producing on the regular. Seager was among that struggling group, as he was hitting only .267/.348/.396 (likely due in part to the elbow injury, which developed late last year and was supposed to be in the past but ended up getting worse). Injuries to Forsythe and Yasiel Puig haven’t helped, though; nor has the loss of Rich Hill, or a terrible start to the season by Kenley Jansen.
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Panicking in May might be one of the most ridiculous things a baseball fan can do during a 162-game season. There is plenty of time for the Dodgers to adjust to life without Corey Seager and they have veteran players who can turn things around. Plus, the team can make moves to fill the hole left by the former Rookie of the Year. 

Here is Bob Nightengale of USA Today with more:

These are the rich and powerful Dodgers, winners of the last five National League West Division titles, averaging 95 victories a year.

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The team that was just one game away from winning last year’s World Series...The Dodgers have no choice but to go for it, no matter how steep the odds may be for recovery. They have more money than any franchise in baseball. They have more prospects than virtually every contender. And they annually draw 3.7 million fans.

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Oh yeah, and then there’s the X factor.

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Clayton Edward Kershaw.
FINAL RESULTS
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Can the Los Angeles Dodgers survive without Corey Seager?
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#DodgersDoomed
#LAisOK