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Dodgers News: Dave Roberts Can’t Believe How Quickly James Outman Improved on Defense

James Outman has had a great year for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The rookie centerfielder finds himself firmly in the NL Rookie of the Year conversation and has been a reliable bat for LA in their march to the postseason. But it’s another area of the game where he’s made the most surprising mark.

His defense.

The 26-year-old received help in the outfield earlier this season, and it’s worked out for him as he’s improved his consistency there along with his range.

And speaking of range, it’s led to Outman making catches like this.