|Current Team:||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Birth Day:||July 13, 1995|
|Birth Place:||Scottsdale, United States|
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He played in the 2007 Little League World Series for Chandler, Arizona.
Cody Bellinger plays for the team Los Angeles Dodgers
|#1||Cody Bellinger||25||N/A||11.5 million USD (2020)||United States|
|#3||Justin Turner||36||$20 Million||N/A||United States|
|#5||Joc Pederson||28||N/A||520,000 USD (2016)||United States|
|#6||Corey Seager||26||$3 Million||N/A||United States|
|#7||Clayton Kershaw||32||$60 Million||$33 Million||United States|
|#8||AJ Pollock||33||N/A||3.5 million USD (2016)||Connecticut|
|#9||Mookie Betts||28||$6 Million||N/A||United States|
|#11||Alex Wood||29||N/A||N/A||United States|
|#12||Austin Barnes||31||N/A||N/A||United States|
|#13||Chris Taylor||30||N/A||N/A||United States|
|#14||David Freese||37||N/A||4.25 million USD (2018)||United States|
|#15||David Price||35||$85 Million||$30 Million||United States|
|#16||Joe Kelley||71||N/A||N/A||United States|
|#17||Joe Kelly||32||N/A||N/A||United States|
|#18||Max Muncy||30||N/A||N/A||United States|
|#19||Enrique Hernandez||29||$3 Million||N/A||United States|
Bellinger hit two home runs against the Cincinnati Reds on June 11, then did so again in the Dodgers' next game—on June 13, against the Cleveland Indians—to become the first Dodgers player to hit two home runs in back-to-back games since Adrián Beltré in the 2004 season and he had four multi–home-run games in his first 45 games, becoming the fastest player in MLB history to accomplish that, besting Bob Horner who did so in 63 games in 1978. He again hit two home runs in a game on June 19, against the New York Mets, and in the process tied Wally Berger and Gary Sánchez for the fastest players to hit 20 home runs. On June 20, Bellinger became the first rookie in MLB history with 10 home runs in a 10-game span. He had his sixth multi–home-run game on June 25, against the Colorado Rockies, passing Mike Piazza to set a new Dodgers rookie record. He won his second player of the week award for his work that week. Bellinger was named to the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game as a reserve. He also competed in the Home Run Derby, advancing to the second round before falling to the eventual champion Aaron Judge. On July 15, he hit for the cycle against the Miami Marlins, the first rookie in franchise history to do so. On September 2, he hit his 35th home run of the season to tie Mike Piazza for the Dodgers rookie record. He broke the record the following day. He tied Wally Berger and Frank Robinson for the National League record when he hit his 38th home run on September 16. He hit his 39th on September 22 against the San Francisco Giants.
Bellinger played in the 2007 Little League World Series for the Chandler, Arizona team and played high school baseball at Hamilton High School in Chandler. He was a 2013 Rawlings-Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American. While known primarily for his hitting ability, Bellinger also pitched for his high school and threw a four-hit, complete-game shutout with 10 strikeouts in a national tournament.
Bellinger was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fourth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft and signed with them on June 13, 2013, for a $700,000 signing bonus, despite a verbal commitment to play college baseball at the University of Oregon. He made his professional debut with the Arizona League Dodgers, batting .210 in 195 plate appearances. He had some difficulty making contact in his first pro season, striking out 46 times in 47 games but scouts said he showed promise and had much power potential.
In 2014, he was promoted to the Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer League and despite dealing with a shoulder injury early in the summer he hit .328 in 46 games for the Raptors. He played in 2015 with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes and was selected to the mid-season California League all-star team as well as the post-season all-star team. In 128 games, he hit .264 with 30 homers (tied for 2nd in the league), leading the league in runs (97) and RBIs (103). He was given a non-roster invitation to Dodgers spring training in 2016. Bellinger was assigned to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers in the Texas League to start the 2016 season. In 114 games for Tulsa he hit .263 with 23 homers (3rd in the league), 59 walks (tied for 3rd in the league), and 65 RBIs (9th in the league), earning him a late-season promotion to the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers, where he had six hits in 11 at bats (.545 average) and three home runs. Bellinger was assigned to the Glendale Desert Dogs of the Arizona Fall League after the season and he participated in the Fall Stars Game of top prospects in the league.
Bellinger began the 2017 season with Oklahoma City and was called up to the majors for the first time on April 25, 2017.
Bellinger started in left field in his major league debut on April 25, 2017, against the San Francisco Giants, and had one hit in three at-bats, with an intentional walk. He was just the third Dodgers player in history to be intentionally walked in his debut (Chico Fernández, Dick Nen). Bellinger's first major league hit was an infield single off Neil Ramírez in the ninth inning of the same game. Bellinger hit his first major league home run on April 29 off Zach Eflin of the Philadelphia Phillies and followed that by hitting a second home run in the same game, this one off Héctor Neris. He was just the third Dodgers player with a two–home-run game among his first five starts, joining Charlie Gilbert (1940) and Yasiel Puig (2013). He hit his first grand slam on May 6, off Miguel Díaz of the San Diego Padres, as part of a career-high five RBI day. He was the first Dodgers player to hit five home runs within his first 11 games. Bellinger was named the National League Player of the Week for the first week of May. With nine home runs in May, Bellinger moved into a three-way tie with Joc Pederson (May 2015) and James Loney (September 2007) for most home runs by a Dodgers rookie in a calendar month. He was named the National League Rookie of the Month for May.
Bellinger played in 162 of the 163 games of the Dodgers' 2018 regular season, appearing at first base (110 games, 85 starts), center field (78 games, 50 starts), right field (5 games) and left field (1 game). He led the team in hits (145) and multi-hit games (41), slashing .260/.343/.470 with a .814 OPS and 25 home runs, 7 triples, 28 doubles, 76 RBIs, and 14 stolen bases. He hit his first home run of the 2018 season on April 1, 2018, which was the 40th of his career, a milestone he reached in just 136 games, the third fewest games needed to hit 40 home runs, trailing Rudy York (129) and Mark McGwire (110) according to STATS, LLC. During the June 5–7 series against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, Bellinger hit home runs in each of the 3 games of the series, then hit another home run against the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium the following day, June 8, to complete 4 home runs in 4 consecutive games for the first time in his career. In the 2018 National League West tie-breaker game on October 1, Bellinger hit a 2 run home run in the bottom of the 4th inning. Bellinger appeared in all 12 of the Dodgers' Postseason games and was named the 2018 NLCS MVP after his 13th inning walk-off single in Game 4 and his go-ahead two run home run in the second inning of game 7 in the Dodgers defeat of the Milwaukee Brewers to win the 2018 National League Pennant.
Bellinger got off to a hot start in 2019, and on April 26 he hit his 13th home run of the season and set a new MLB record with 88 total bases before the month of May, a record previously set by Chase Utley with the 2008 Phillies. He also passed Matt Kemp for the Dodgers record for most home runs in that span. His 97 total bases, 37 RBI and 47 hits all established new major league records for before May 1, while his 14 home runs and 32 runs scored tied MLB records. He earned his first Player of the Month award in April 2019.
Bellinger carried a .400 batting average into mid-May and finished the first half in the top 5 in the NL in average, home runs, RBI, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and OPS. He was voted as the right fielder for the National League in the 2019 All Star game and set a new Dodgers franchise record with 30 home runs before the All-Star Game.
Bellinger finished the regular season with a .305 batting average, 47 home runs, and 115 RBI, all career highs. He led the major leagues in WAR (9.0) and intentional walks (21). On defense in 2019, he had a 19 Defensive Runs Saved (DRS) rating, the best in the major leagues among right fielders. After the season, Bellinger was awarded the Fielding Bible Award for both right field and multi-positional categories, the first Dodger outfielder to win the award and the first player to win two in the same season. He also won the Rawlings Gold Glove Award for right field. He also won the Silver Slugger Award, becoming just the fifth Dodgers player in history to win both a Gold Glove and a Silver Slugger in the same season. Bellinger also was voted the NL MVP.
After the 2019 season, Bellinger agreed to a $11.5 million, one-year contract with the Dodgers for the 2020 season. That contract set a new MLB record for a player in his first year of arbitration. The 2020 season was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The shortened 60-game season began on July 23.
Currently, Cody Bellinger is 27 years, 1 months and 2 days old. Cody Bellinger will celebrate 28th birthday on a Thursday 13th of July 2023.
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