Julio Borbon getting better in center

Texas Rangers are hopeful the young speedster can handle a key position

Updated: March 6, 2011, 8:59 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers outfield coach Gary Pettis has noticed a difference in Julio Borbon this spring.

The wide-eyed rookie nervous about making mistakes and trying to sort out all the information coming his way has been replaced by a confident defender determined to own the center-field position.

"He's come a long way," Pettis said. "The one thing I want him to take from all of this is you don't have to think about how you're doing it as much as he does as opposed ...

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