Dodgers: Outfield Grades for the Month of May

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May 26, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chris Taylor (3) and left fielder Cody Bellinger (35) and right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) celebrate defeating the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
May 26, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chris Taylor (3) and left fielder Cody Bellinger (35) and right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) celebrate defeating the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports /
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Aug 26, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Kike Hernandez runs to first after hitting an RBI single against the Cincinnati Reds in the second inning at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports /

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Enrique Hernandez:

The Puerto Rican utility man is a swiss-army knife. He can play any position he is asked and played a lot of his reps in the outfield last month. He is a great defender and has a very strong arm which allows him to play every outfield spot. He was an extra-base machine last month. Of his 16 hits in May, 11 went for extra bases. Hernandez does not get cheated when he swings, but his

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long swing can lead to weak pop flies and lots of swings and misses.

Brett Eibner:

Eibner was brought in for depth this offseason. Eibner saw limited time, even with many injuries, but he still managed to show his power. He had just four hits in May, but two of those were bombs. He has a nice power swing and is yet another player on this roster who can play all three outfield positions.

Franklin Gutierrez:

The veteran right-hander was brought in to platoon in left field. In May he played in just 16 games, but when he did play, he showed a nice presence at the plate. He put together nice at-bats time in and time out, shown by his .385 on-base percentage. But ultimately his injuries and sickness cost him playing in more games last month.

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