Injury Paves Way For Victor Robles’ Callup

Nationals Final Report

Best Player: OF Victor Robles

Robles, a 20-year-old center fielder, reached the big leagues at age 20 after thriving in his second stint at high Class A Potomac and his first stretch at Double-A Harrisburg. He hit .342 in 139 Double-A at-bats to earn a September callup, and overall he hit .300/.382/.493 with 10 home runs and 27 stolen bases in 114 games.

“I've improved a lot on my defense and hitting," Robles said through an translator. “I've been blessed to be surrounded by people who know a lot about both of those things."

Originally, Robles had been ticketed to play in instructional league and the Arizona Fall League, but that changed when outfielder Brian Goodwin had a setback in his recovery from a groin injury.

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