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Odubel Herrera’s Value Far Outweighs His Occasional Mistakes

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Odubel Herrera has registered an .887 OPS over his first 53 at-bats this season. His .340 batting average currently leads all major league center fielders. He is a career .290 hitter who possesses the ability to hit for average, reach base at an impressive clip, and rack up extra-base hits with ease. In fact, he tallied 59 XHB’s during what many believed to be an underwhelming campaign last season. His offensive production is irrefutably impressive.

Defensively, he possesses natural tools that allow for flashes of brilliance in center field:

Odubel Herrera keeping Phillies’ moneyline (-107) bettors hopes alive! pic.twitter.com/yC5nAjyO0t

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