My Favorite Don Baylor Story

August 7, 2017 Chris Jervis 0

The Austin American-Statesman announced today that long-time baseball player, coach, and manager Don Baylor passed away this morning at the age of 68. Baylor succumbed after a long battle with multiple myeloma, a form of cancer. We at Outfield Fly Rule pass along our condolences to the family, friends, and co-workers of Mr. Baylor. Don…

Braves Transactions: 8/1/17

August 2, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Optioned 2B Micah Johnson to AAA Gwinnett. Optioned RHP Akeel Morris to AAA Gwinnett. Purchased the contract of 2B Ozzie Albies from AAA Gwinnett. Recalled RHP Lucas Sims from AAA Gwinnett. Sent SS Luis Valenzuela to R-GCL Braves on rehab assignment. Promoted RHP Kyle Wright from R-GCL Braves to A+ Florida. Released A+ Florida 3B…

Get To Know a Call-Up: Ozzie Albies

August 1, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The Player Ozzie Albies, 2B/SS Age: 20 Bats: S OFR Rank: 2 2017 Level: AAA Gwinnett Braves The Results .285/.330/.440 111 wRC+ 9 HR, 21 SB 6.3 BB% 20.1 K% The History Ozzie Albies was a $350,000 international amateur free agent signing out of Curacao in the 2013/14 signing period. The diminutive infielder didn't get a lot…

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