PHOENIX The best defensive outfield in the National League?
It is not hard to make a case for the Diamondbacks.
D-backs left fielder Gerardo Parra led NL outfielders with 12 assists before the league finally stopped running on him as the season wound down.
Coupling arm and range, Parra was named the NL Gold Glove winner in left field in voting by major league managers and coaches announced Tuesday. Parra beat out Milwaukees Ryan Braun and St. Louis Matt Holliday.
The Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Kemp beat out the D-backs Chris Young and Philadelphias Shane Victorino, the other finalists in center field.
And D-backs right fielder Justin Upton, who was not one of the three finalists in the Gold Glove balloting, was named Monday as the best right fielder in the major leagues by the publishers of the Fielding Bible, which relies on a set of defensive metrics. The Fielding Bible winners were selected by a panel of 10 voters that included stat-head Bill James.
Parra, who won the D-ba...