Cody Bellinger ties rookie home run record and Dodgers win fourth straight, 3-2 – Orange County Register

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As each milestone and achievement has passed — often with comparisons to players he has never heard of — Dodgers rookie slugger Cody Bellinger said the same thing. This is all more than he expected this season.

So what was he expecting in 2017?

“A September callup,” he said with a modest laugh. “That was the goal in spring training. Obviously I wanted to be up here earlier. But to be honest, the team that we had I just didn’t think there was a chance. Everything else that came this year has been crazy.”

The team the Dodgers have would not be the same without him. The latest milestone came Saturday afternoon when Bellinger hit his 38th home run of the season,…

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