The Best Brave to Wear #49

February 8, 2018 Brent Blackwell 0

As we count down the days to 2018’s opening day, we take a look at the greatest Braves to wear each jersey number that’s been worn. The best Brave to wear #49 is the current Brave that wears #49, Julio Teheran. You don't really need much background on Teheran and where he came from. You've…

Shellshocked Podcast: Calling In The Doc

December 22, 2017 Chris Jervis 0

  Outfield Fly Rule writer Dylan Short hosts his own podcast called Shellshocked. Shellshocked is a podcast that focuses on baseball, football, and other manly feats.  On this episode of Shellshocked, Fansided/Call To The Pen writer Adam "Doc" Herbert joins Dylan to talk about the Atlanta Braves. You probably follow Doc already on Twitter, but…

Breaking The Seal: Could Julio Teheran Be Next?

December 19, 2017 Dylan Short 10

New Atlanta GM Alex Anthopoulos just broke the seal in a major way. Trading away the albatross contract of Matt Kemp - without eating a dime- was nothing short of a miracle. Getting two players who project as MLB contributors (and a lotto ticket to boot) is icing on the miracle cake. Now that Thoppy…

Fear and Hoping in Atlanta

July 15, 2017 Philip Tapley 0

There’s a chance that the Braves make the playoffs this year. About a 4.5% chance, if you take the Baseball Prospectus, Fangraphs, and Five Thirty-Eight playoff odds and average ‘em. Projection systems aren’t meant to be prediction systems, and they’re not perfect, of course. The Royals were semi-famously projected to win 70-something games by all…

Atlanta Braves Week-in-Review, April 10

April 10, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Games that mean something started this week, the Braves welcomed an old enemy into the fold, and top pitching prospects were pushed to challenging assignments. Welcome to the first week-in-review of the regular season. Atlanta Braves Go 1-5 To Begin The Season The big league club started the regular season getting solid pitching performances from…

Braves System Depth: Starting Pitching, Part 1

February 3, 2017 Andy Harris 0

Moving on from the position players, we go to the area of the most tremendous depth of any team in the league, the Braves pitching organizational depth. Starting pitching should be a strength up and down the organization. As with the position players I will be indicating the five starters I anticipate seeing at the…

Putting a Price on Julio Teheran

July 13, 2016 Brent Blackwell 5

Valuing Julio Teheran When a baseball team isn't good, and it's July, trade rumors inevitably start firing up. The Braves aren't good, and it's July. Hence, the trade rumors are firing up. Arodys Vizcaino is a name that's discussed. Jim Johnson, Jeff Francoeur, and Erick Aybar are all veterans not signed beyond the season that…

Podcast To Be Named Later #6: Starting Pitchers

March 11, 2016 Brent Blackwell 0

Welcome to the newest episode of a Podcast To Be Named Later! A Podcast To Be Named Later is a weekly podcast from the authors of OutfieldFlyRule.com covering the Atlanta Braves and other baseball news. In today’s episode, hosted by Brent Blackwell, Chris Jervis, and TJ Alexander: A look at the projected starting rotation for…

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