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2019 Atlanta Braves Player Review: Ozzie Albies

Ozzie Albies is 22 years old, hit 24 home runs for the 2nd year in a row, raised his batting average to .295, led the National League in fielding % as a 2nd baseman at .994, was 3rd in range factor per 9 innings, and is signed through age 30*. Feel better yet?

There were some concerns coming into the season about Ozzie’s second half slide in 2018, and about his performance against right handed pitching (see Ozzie’s 2019 preview.) I was less concerned than some, but Albies exceeded even my expectations, raising his batting average from .