As you know, Cody Bellinger was named 2019 NL Most Valuable Player on Thursday evening. Now official, the fun stuff begins to trickle out.
Therefore, Los Angeles Dodgers’ head scout Logan White joined MLB Network’s Hot Stove to talk about the prize young player brought up through the organization. While we post the full vidoe your enjoyment below, let’s peel out some of the highlights of the segment with Harold Reynolds and Matt Vasgersian.
First, Reynolds asks White about the process in finding Bellinger (a fourth-round pick) and bringing him to Los Angeles as a prospect.
“First off I would like to thank the area scout, Dustin Yount. He did a great job and you know how the baseball world works. We had several cross-checkers (to verify Bellinger’s talent) and I want to give credit to those guys. Now getting back to your question, I was fortunate enough to see Cody play little league baseball when he was 12. Actually, he played in the Little League World Series and was outstanding. So that was my first look at Cody and I kind of kept an eye on him.”
Next, White tells a really…