The Marshfield native became an MLB featured player for the Diamondbacks

Daulton Varsho of the Arizona Diamondbacks celebrates after scoring a double against the Miami Marlins during the first half of a baseball game on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Phoenix.

There is a case to be made that Daulton Varsho is the best defensive player in Major League Baseball.

The 26-year-old Wisconsin native, who patrols both the Right and Central Field of the Arizona Diamondbacks, sits atop the Statcast leaderboard for Above average outs (Basically a scale that scores players the probability of performing a play.) It tops Defensive drills saved between defensive players too. Then there is the sprain.

Anyone who has followed the path of a former UW-Milwaukee player knows what it is. Farshaw came to the major tournaments as a striker and is still behind the plate in 30 games this year with the Diamondbacks. But in his third season in the big league, he was not just a multi-position curiosity, but an elite curiosity.

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