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LSU junior centerfielder Zach Watson was named one of three outfielders on the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association Gold Glove team on Wednesday.

This is the second straight year that Watson was voted to the team. Per

Watson is the fourth LSU player to receive a Gold Glove award. Catcher Micah Gibbs was named to the 2009 Gold Glove team, and shortstop Alex Bregman and centerfielder Andrew Stevenson were 2015 Gold Glove honorees.

Watson is joined in the 2019 Gold Glove outfield by Zach Weatherford of Wright State and Josh Litchfield of Charleston Southern.

The other members of the 2019 Gold Glove team are catcher Adley Rutschmann of Oregon State, first baseman Gabe Matthews of Oregon, second baseman Salo Iza of New Orleans, third baseman Carson Maxwell of McNeese State, shortstop Cam Shepherd of Georgia and pitcher Steve Theetge of Bryant.

Watson, who has tremendous range in center field, committed just one error in 143 chances this season. The product of Ruston, La., batted .308 (73-for-237) with 17 doubles, seven homers, 42 RBI, 52 runs and 11 stolen bases.
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Well deserved. We knew when it was hit center the batter was out. Great work.
Reply14 months
Congratulations, Zach. Well deserved.
Reply14 months
Nice of them
Reply14 months
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