Chris Coghlan’s outfield defense this year has undoubtedly been improved, both according to the advanced metrics and our own eyeballs. Sure, he occasionally takes an unfortunate route on a ball, but he seems to balance those out – maybe more than balance them out – with great catches.
Once again today (before things went sour) he wowed with a running grab in right field, which took him over the wall:
That was great concentration to grab the ball and then protect himself as best he could. Tracking the ball from the get-go, in fact, was really impressive.
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