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Tool Time: Top Defensive Outfielders

Blake Tekotte

A combination of tools is necessary to be competent in the outfield. To be a true fielding maven from beyond the infield grass, the tools have to be used in conjunction. These San Diego Padres prospects are the best of a growing young stable of quality outfielders.

Brad Chalk Combine good routes, an ability to track balls hit over his head, a solid arm and great positioning and you have the defensive exploits of Brad Chalk. Chalk has a terrific feel for reading the ball off the bat and his first-step is rarely the wrong one. He attacks balls to be in position to make a throw, if necessary. Dan Robertson No player saved as many runs with diving catches... Recommended Stories

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