OFR 2017 Atlanta Braves Minor League Awards

September 15, 2017 Andy Harris 0

From fabulous suburban Atlanta it's the inaugural... Outfield Fly Rule Atlanta Braves Minor League Awards!     Our blue ribbon panel of minor league baseball experts* have toiled behind the scenes to winnow all of the Braves minor league performances and bring to you our picks for the best of the 2017 minor league season…

Post-Season Minor League Top 30 Prospect Review

September 13, 2017 Andy Harris 0

None of the Braves minor league affiliates are chasing a ring in the playoffs this season, but when it comes to prospect progression, the 2017 season probably couldn't have gone much better. The Braves have matriculated five of the pre-season OFR Top 30 prospects to the majors and have aggressively pushed most of their other…

Projecting The Braves’ MLB Top 30 Prospects: Starting Pitching

August 10, 2017 Dylan Short 3

  {Editor's Note: This is Dylan Short's first piece with Outfield Fly Rule. Dylan hosts the Shellshocked podcast and has expanded into writing. Give the podcast a listen - CJ}   There’s been a lot made about our farm system (with good reason) and the gold mine the Braves are sitting on. I think we…

Braves Transactions: 7/31/17 – A Tradeless Afternoon

August 1, 2017 Brent Blackwell 0

Sent RHP Jason Motte to Gwinnett on a rehab assignment. Promoted LHP Philip Pfeifer from AA Mississippi to AAA Gwinnett. Demoted RHP Junior Rincon from AAA Gwinnett to AA Mississippi. Promoted RHP Touki Toussaint from A+ Florida to AA Mississippi. Activated A+ Florida LHP Chase Johnson-Mullins from the 7-day DL. Demoted C Sal Giardina from…

Mid-Season Top 30 Braves Prospect Update

July 17, 2017 Andy Harris 0

This has been a banner year so far for the #1 farm system in baseball, the Atlanta Braves organization. While the major league squad has been showing signs of respectability by playing near .500 ball, the gobs of young talent accumulated by the John Hart/John Coppolella front office have been working diligently in preparation for…

Florida Fire Frogs: First Half Review

June 17, 2017 Andy Harris 0

The first half of the inaugural season for the Florida Fire Frogs came to a close after a 2-1 win over the Daytona Tortugas on Monday, June 12, though the team didn't know it yet. Rain and lightning would end up causing the cancelling of the remaining two games of the series against Daytona and the…

33% Review: Atlanta Braves Top 30 Prospects, Part 3

May 28, 2017 Andy Harris 0

This post takes a look at the top of the OFR Top 30 Prospects list, prospects #1-10.   Part 1: Prospects # 21-30 Part 2: Prospects # 11-20 Part 4: Outside the Top 30 10. Ronald Acuna, OF Age: 19 Bats: R Current Assignment: AA Mississippi Braves .317/.374/.525 158 wRC+ 6 HR, 24 SB 8.3 BB%, 27.9 K% No offensive prospect…

Braves System Depth: Starting Pitchers, Part 2

February 7, 2017 Andy Harris 1

Definition of a good problem to have: the Braves have so much talent in the minor leagues that it's difficult to find spots for everyone. As the saying goes, these things have a tendency to take care of themselves, but here in early February with no injuries and no poor performances it's a tough job to…

Get To Know A Prospect: Touki Toussaint

November 4, 2016 Andy Harris 0

  Continuing my countdown of the Atlanta Braves top prospects, today we take a look at Touki Toussaint. Previous scouting reports (since I arrived at Outfield Fly Rule): #8 - Max Fried The Player Touki Toussaint, RHP Age: 20 Rank: 7 2016 Level: A Rome The Results 3.88 ERA 4.56 FIP 27 G, 24 GS…

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