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Victor Robles' circuitous route ended in a leaping grab

In addition to the competition for postseason spots, September baseball is fun because expanded rosters allow for teams' top prospects to provide a sneak peek of what their future may hold.
During Sunday afternoon's game against the Mets, Nationals top prospect Victor Robles (No. 2 overall) showed that his glove is ready for the show:

His somewhat indirect route to the ball reveals that Robles -- who primarily played center field in the Minor Leagues -- is still adjusting to life in right field. With that sort of reach and leaping ability, though, it looks like the Nationals' top prospect will be just fine.