James Outman

James Outman

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/215 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Redwood City, California
College: Sacramento State
Draft: 2018 7th round by the
  • ClutchPoints | Los Angeles Dodgers News

    Dodgers' James Outman drops hyped reaction to Jason Heyward free agency return

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to be one of the biggest players in free agency during this Hot Stove season, as they are one of the foremost suitors for the likes of Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto. Heyward has always been one of the best defensive outfielders in the MLB since he broke through in the majors with the Atlanta Braves back in 2010.

  • True Blue LA

    What's next for James Outman after his rookie season?

    Dodgers center fielder James Outman is coming off of a solid rookie season. He hit 23 home runs, hit .248/.353/.437 with a 118 wRC+, knocked in 70 runs and stole 16 bases. He finished third in National League Rookie of the Year voting . On the surface those numbers indicate that he is going to be a long-term piece for the Dodgers who can hit 30+ home runs over the course of a season as he continues to mature. However, it is not all positive when it comes to Outman as a player. He is going to turn 27 next season which will limit his overall ceiling and the underlying metrics are not nearly as fond of Outman as the back-of-the-baseball-card numbers. When you compare some of the core hitting expected

  • True Blue LA

    Dodgers' quest for pitching goes all the way to the minors as farm system earns recognition

    The Dodgers' minor leaguers ranked second among 30 organizations in the Stuff+ category, a stat that measures pitch velocity, vertical break, horizontal break, arm angle, and release extension to determine how hard it is to hit a particular pitch. According to Baseball America, L.A.'s farm system was No. 1 in velocity for four-seamers, sliders, and curveballs. BA used Statcast data to understand how a ball's velocity, movement, and more affect different pitches, providing highly-detailed context to assess the quality of one pitch compared to another.