Dodgers promote Corey Seager to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Corey Seager

In 58 games at Double-A the past two seasons, Dodgers prospect Corey Seager slashed .355/.390/.583. He was promoted to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday. (Staff photo)

Corey Seager officially received his first promotion to Triple-A today. He’s hitting fifth and playing shortstop for the Oklahoma City Dodgers in their game against the Iowa Cubs.

At Double-A Tulsa, Seager batted .375 with five homers and 15 RBIs over 20 games. He finished his stint tied for the Texas League lead with 30 hits and ranked among the top three in homers, slugging percentage (.675), extra-base hits (13), and total bases (54).

Seager was the Dodgers’ 2014 Branch Rickey Co-Minor League Player of the Year and entered 2015 ranked as the organization’s top prospect by Baseball America and

Update (8:20 p.m.): Seager had two singles and reached on an error in his debut. He played nine errorless innings at shortstop in the Oklahoma City Dodgers’ 5-4 win over the Iowa Cubs.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.