Without question, the biggest piece of Los Angeles Dodgers news last week was Cody Bellinger winning the 2019 Most Valuable Player Award. Now, Bellinger’s place amongst the elite in the game should be cemented.
Furthermore, it’s interesting to hear a player go back in time and talk about his past struggles prior to excellence. For example, Bellinger had an up and down 2018 season. Therefore, Bill Plunkett of the OC Register talks a little bit with Bellinger about that trying season; and what made him a better player.
— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) November 15, 2019
First, Bellinger says it was just a matter of finding consistency. As we now know – he derived some of this through working with the Dodgers’ current hitting staff – who probably are more responsible for MVP Bellinger than anyone realizes.
“It was a very humbling experience, for personal reasons, and I knew that wasn’t the player I wanted to be,” Bellinger said Thursday. “I just needed to find a way to be more…