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.

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…

Atlanta Braves Transactions: Braves select Armando Rivero From Cubs

December 8, 2016 Chris Jervis 0

On the last day of the 2016 Winter Meetings, the Atlanta Braves continued their pursuit of low-cost/high-reward players by selecting RHP Armando Rivero from the Chicago Cubs in the Rule 5 Draft. The Braves made room for the move by releasing RHP Williams Perez. Perez had struggled with injuries and ineffectiveness, and was not considered…

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…

It’s time to show off your football trivia knowledge….

February 10, 2016 Chris Jervis 0

Which player holds the record for the longest play in Super Bowl history? Who was the first African-American player to win the Heisman Trophy? NFL stars Amani Toomer and Maurice Jones-Drew attended what high school that was famous for its record 151-game winning streak, the longest such streak at any level of organized football?  If…

The Atlanta Braves Are Planning To Exceed Spending Cap

January 26, 2016 Chris Jervis 0

The Atlanta Braves are set to blow past the international spending cap.   A report from Ben Badler of Baseball America came out today, in which Badler identified three teams that seem to be setting up to be big players in the international free agent signing period this year. The Atlanta Braves, the Washington Nationals,…

Answers On The Fly: Snowmageddon 2016 Edition

January 25, 2016 Chris Jervis 1

Answers On The Fly: A Reader Mailbag Welcome to Answers On The Fly. Answers On The Fly is a weekly reader mailbag feature in which our writers give insight into questions fans are asking. Our research department collects these questions via email,  Twitter, and Facebook, and also scours the four corners of roughly Tucker, GA, to…

Answers On The Fly: No Gnews Is Good Gnews Edition

January 18, 2016 Chris Jervis 0

  Answers On The Fly: A Reader Mailbag Welcome to another installment of Answers On The Fly. Answers On The Fly  is a weekly feature in which we answer questions submitted by our readers. Reader queries are researched by our writing staff, who are highly trained in the ancient and mystical art of Googlejutsu. Submit your questions the…

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