About Chris Jervis
Chris Jervis is an accountant in the Atlanta area. He's long had an interest in baseball, and, being a numbers nerd, loves analyzing player performances. He also likes to argue and is kind of an ass.

The Atlanta Braves Announce Their Opening Day Roster

April 2, 2017 Chris Jervis 2

On Sunday, the Atlanta Braves finalized their Opening Day 25-man roster for the 2017 season. After spending much of the spring considering opening the season with an eight man bullpen and a four man bench, the Braves decided to carry a more traditional seven man bullpen with five bench players. https://twitter.com/Braves/status/848544789536571392 The glaring surprise to…

New Feature: Braves Debates

January 9, 2017 Chris Jervis 0

Debate is good. Not only does it force you to consider other arguments, but a compelling explanation makes you question your own argument. Sadly, debate is often lost in today's world of twitter arguments and trolling. That’s why this week, we are going to try something a little new here at Outfield Fly Rule. Three…

Hall of Fame 2017: Chris’ Ballot

December 23, 2016 Chris Jervis 0

Each year, the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) presents a ballot to its members listing players eligible to be voted on for entry in to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame. And each year, this ballot causes great angst among fans, other writers, analysts, and pundits. Questions that normally would be fun baseball banter…

Hall of Fame 2017: OFR Elects Six

December 19, 2016 Chris Jervis 0

The 2017 Major League Baseball Hall of Fame ballot has been sent out to members of the BBWAA for voting on potential new entrants to the game's shrine in Cooperstown, NY. While the official results will be announced on January 18, 2017, unofficial results have slowly been trickling in as writers make their thoughts known…

3rd Annual Baseball Trivia Show

July 14, 2016 Chris Jervis 0

Full Contact Trivia presents the 3rd Annual FCT Mid-Summer Classic, a baseball trivia game intended to test your knowledge, memory, and recall of America’s pastime.  Teams from all over the metro Atlanta area will descend on Grayson, GA to compete for hundreds of dollars in cash and prizes. The show will consist of 20 questions covering various categories in baseball knowledge…

The Atlanta Braves trade two minor leaguers for LHP Brian Matusz and the #76 pick

May 23, 2016 Chris Jervis 0

On Monday evening, the Atlanta Braves traded minor leaguers RHP Brandon Barker and LHP Trevor Belicek to the Baltimore Orioles for LHP Brian Matusz and Baltimore's 2nd Round supplemental pick (#76 overall) in next month's amateur draft. https://twitter.com/DOBrienAJC/status/734903031771189248 The trade now gives the Braves  five of the first 80 picks in the draft. Atlanta owns…

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