The 2020 Dodger diaspora: Where are they now?

It’s been less than two years since the Dodgers won the World Series. Of the 38 men who appeared in a game for them in 2020, almost half have moved on to another organization. While some are just beginning to hit their stride as major leaguers, others might have played their final big league game.

Here is a brief look at how each of the 17 departed 2020 Dodgers are doing:

1. Corey Seager

Seager signed a 10-year, $325 million contract to join the Texas Rangers last winter, ending his eight-year run in Dodger blue. The shortstop, 28, is on pace for roughly 5 Wins Above Replacement, which would be his best season since 2017. Offense is down league-wide, which helps explain Seager’s .322 on-base percentage for the rebuilding Rangers.

2. Kiké Hernandez

After the Dodgers won the World Series, they chose not to bring back Hernandez, their emotional spark plug and jack-of-all-trades utilityman. He signed a two-year contract with the Boston Red Sox and established himself as the team’s primary center fielder. After a slow start to begin the 2022 season, Hernandez recently rattled off a six-game hitting streak. He still has more strikeouts (28) than hits (25) to go along with a .182 batting average through Wednesday.

3. AJ Pollock

The Dodgers traded Pollock, 34, to the Chicago White Sox for Craig Kimbrel at the end of spring training. So far the Dodgers have won the trade. While Kimbrel…

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