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James Outman shines in Arizona Fall League play

The outfielder has a 1.243 OPS in seven games

Scottsdale Scorpions v. Glendale Desert Dogs Photo by Norm Hall/MLB Photos via Getty Images

James Outman had a solid week for the Glendale Desert Dogs, representing the Dodgers in the the Arizona Fall League. The 24-year-old started three of the six games for Glendale, going 4-for-9 with two doubles, a home run, three RBI and three walks.

The No. 27 prospect in the Dodgers’ system according to MLB Pipeline, Outman has four extra-base hits in seven total games in the Arizona Fall League, good for a 1.243 OPS. The outfielder had 48 total extra-base hits between High-A and Double-A this season and played exceptionally well after promotion to Tulsa in July.

Checking in on the other Dodger prospects this week:

Position Players

Kody Hoese - The third baseman went 1-for-5 at the plate in two starts, walking twice and scoring one run. Hoese comes in at No. 13 on the top 30 Dodger prospect list.

Jacob Amaya - Playing up the middle at second and shortstop, Amaya played in five games his week, starting three of them. The No. 14 prospect finished the week 2-for-8 with five walks and four runs scored.

Carson Taylor - The catcher made his AFL debut Tuesday, going 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs driven in. Taylor (No. 30) started two games and finished the week 2-for-9.


Landon Knack - The No. 8 prospect started one game this week and was hit around little bit. The right-hander gave up four hits in 2 23 innings, allowing three earned runs. Knack did strike out six of the 12 batters he faced while walking none.

Bobby Miller - Chosen by the Dodgers in the first round of the 2020 draft, Miller made quite a name for himself in the minors this year. The right-hander pitched in one game this week, going two innings on Thursday. Miller surrendered two runs on one hit and a walk, striking out two.

Jeff Belge - One of two relievers the Dodgers have in the AFL, Belge was drafted in the 18th round in 2019. Belge appeared in two games this week, combining for 2 23 innings, giving up two runs on three hits that included a solo home run, striking out four and walking two.

Kyle Hurt - The other reliever of the group, Hurt pitched 2 13 scoreless on Wednesday, striking out two and walking two. Hurt did start four of the 12 games he appeared in between the Dodgers Arizona Complex League team and Low-A Rancho during the regular season.