Cody James Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers who had undergone shoulder surgery is expected to be able to participate in the spring training while recovering smoothly.

Los Angeles Dodgers Manager David Ray Roberts said in an interview with local media that Bellinger is recovering and he is expected to be back as soon as possible.

Bellinger hit the final home run in the 7th leg of the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves in October, and then struck a forearm with a teammate, after the contact his shoulder was dislocated.

Bellinger played in six World Series games afterwards, but he slumped with a batting average of 0.136 (three hits in 22 at-bats) and one home run and three RBIs. After the Dodgers won the World Series, Bellinger underwent shoulder surgery on November 18th.

Bellinger, who debuted in the big leagues in 2017, posted a career batting average of 0.273, 123 homers and 318 RBIs over four seasons. In the 2019 season, he won the National League MVP with a batting average of 0.305, 47 homers and 115 RBIs.