CODY BELLINGER HAS HIT 21 HR – A DEEP DIVE

Last night in Los Angeles, the Dodgers’ rookie Cody Bellinger hit a pair of homers off the Mets’ Zack Wheeler and set a major league record with 21 home runs in the first 51 games of his career.

  • Since Bellinger’s arrival on April 25, he leads the majors with 21 homers; tied for second with 17 Ballantine Blasts are Justin Smoak, Logan Morrison, and Aaron Judge
  • Cody now has 11 homers at home 10 on the road
  • He has hit 16 HR off righties and five off lefties
  • He has hit 19 homers in a winning cause; only two have come in Dodgers’ losses
  • He has hit 14 homers as a first baseman and seven while playing left
  • He has hit 12 homers with the bases empty, nine with runners on
  • He has hit four two-run homers and four three-run homers
  • He has one grand slam in eight opportunities
  • He has hit nine homers with no one out, five with one-out homers, and seven with two down
  • He’s hit 10 homers when the Dodgers were leading, four when they were tied and seven when they trailed
  • He’s had five two-homer games and 11 games with one homer
  • He’s hit 15 homers in night games and six in day games
  • He’s hit 11 homers off starters and 10 off relievers
  • Of his 11 off a starter, five have come in his first PA facing him, five in his second PA, and one in his third
  • Four HRs have been off fastballs, six have been off a slider, five off of sinkers, one has been off a splitter, two off curves, one has been off a cutter, two off a change
  • Twelve of his homers have been to right field, nine to center
  • He has hit four homers leading off an inning
  • This has been Cody Bellinger‘s most prolific HR month
Split G GS PA AB HR RBI
April/March 6 6 24 21 2 2
May 28 27 118 106 9 27
June 17 16 73 66 10 18
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  • He has started in every slot in the batting order except ninth (he pinch-hit there). He has been most successful as a HR hitter in the cleanup slot
Split G GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
Batting 1st 1 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting 2nd 2 2 10 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100 .100 .100 .200
Batting 3rd 3 3 13 13 3 4 1 0 1 1 0 5 .308 .308 .615 .923
Batting 4th 18 18 84 75 16 22 7 0 8 20 8 24 .293 .357 .707 1.064
Batting 5th 9 9 38 35 7 9 0 0 4 11 3 14 .257 .316 .600 .916
Batting 6th 9 9 36 30 8 8 1 0 6 7 6 9 .267 .389 .900 1.289
Batting 7th 4 4 16 14 3 4 0 0 2 5 2 4 .286 .375 .714 1.089
Batting 8th 4 3 12 10 2 4 1 1 0 3 2 2 .400 .500 .700 1.200
Batting 9th 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
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  • He has homered on just about every count
Split PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
First Pitch 17 16 10 3 0 3 7 0 0 .625 .588 1.375 1.963
1-0 Count 15 15 4 2 0 1 4 0 0 .267 .267 .600 .867
2-0 Count 5 5 4 1 0 2 3 0 0 .800 .800 2.200 3.000
3-0 Count 10 4 3 0 0 1 1 6 0 .750 .900 1.500 2.400
0-1 Count 6 6 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 .167 .167 .667 .833
1-1 Count 16 16 6 0 0 3 8 0 0 .375 .375 .938 1.313
2-1 Count 13 13 3 0 1 2 5 0 0 .231 .231 .846 1.077
3-1 Count 11 7 5 2 0 0 0 4 0 .714 .818 1.000 1.818
0-2 Count 16 16 2 0 0 2 5 0 13 .125 .125 .500 .625
1-2 Count 33 33 8 0 0 4 7 0 19 .242 .242 .606 .848
2-2 Count 34 34 2 1 0 0 1 0 16 .059 .059 .088 .147
Full Count 39 28 4 1 0 2 3 11 17 .143 .385 .393 .777
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  • He only hasn’t homered in the 5th or 6th innings
Split PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
1st inning 26 24 5 6 1 0 3 8 2 12 .250 .308 .667 .974
2nd inning 24 21 6 6 1 1 3 9 3 3 .286 .375 .857 1.232
3rd inning 19 18 2 4 2 0 1 2 1 11 .222 .263 .500 .763
4th inning 26 24 8 9 1 0 3 4 2 6 .375 .423 .792 1.215
5th inning 26 21 1 0 0 0 0 5 7 .048 .231 .048 .278
6th inning 22 20 3 5 3 0 0 0 2 5 .250 .318 .400 .718
7th inning 28 24 3 5 1 0 2 4 3 10 .208 .286 .500 .786
8th inning 17 16 5 6 0 0 4 6 1 5 .375 .412 1.125 1.537
9th inning 24 22 6 9 1 0 4 13 2 5 .409 .458 1.000 1.458
Ext inning 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .333 .333 1.333 1.667
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  • So far, only two teams he’s faced have held him homerless
Split G GS PA AB H HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
Chicago Cubs 3 3 11 8 1 1 3 3 4 .125 .364 .500 .864
Cincinnati Reds 6 6 27 26 8 4 7 1 5 .308 .333 .846 1.179
Cleveland Indians 3 3 15 12 4 3 5 3 3 .333 .467 1.167 1.633
Colorado Rockies 4 4 18 15 5 1 2 3 10 .333 .444 .667 1.111
Miami Marlins 4 4 18 17 4 2 4 1 6 .235 .278 .588 .866
Milwaukee Brewers 3 3 14 12 3 1 2 2 7 .250 .357 .500 .857
New York Mets 1 1 5 5 3 2 4 0 1 .600 .600 1.800 2.400
Philadelphia Phillies 3 3 12 11 5 2 2 1 0 .455 .500 1.000 1.500
Pittsburgh Pirates 3 3 14 12 2 1 3 2 3 .167 .286 .417 .702
San Diego Padres 2 2 10 9 5 3 9 1 2 .556 .600 1.556 2.156
San Francisco Giants 9 8 33 31 7 0 4 2 9 .226 .273 .387 .660
St. Louis Cardinals 7 7 30 28 4 1 2 1 11 .143 .167 .286 .452
Washington Nationals 3 2 8 7 1 0 0 1 4 .143 .250 .286 .536
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