Ball added to Braves player pool

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Published on July 10, 2020 -
Ball added to Braves player pool

Ball added to Braves player pool

The preseason./// as kids playing sports... we all have aspirations of making it to the big leagues someday.

For mason city native ?

"* bryce ball ?

"* that dream is becommig a reality.

After a year in the minor leagues... he has found himself in the atlanta braves 60?

"*man player it's been kind of a mixed emotion of things where you know the past four months i've just been constantly working out and hitting and taking ground balls and stuff and not knowing what's going to be next so it's been tough mentally for sure.

Now... bryce ball can relax.

Yesterday he celebrated his birthday by getting back on the baseball field... and finding himself added to the braves 60?

"*man player pool for 2020.

Ball received the call after the news of braves first baseman freddie freeman testing positive for covid?

"*19... but says there have not been any conversations yet about him filling that position.

My role is just kind of to be active and you know be around some coaches and get to workout and stuff like that.

While ball is uncertain about what the future may hold.... his former baseball coach at niacc... travis hergert who now works for the phillies... sees him as a great fit for the atlanta lineup.

Obviously he's got extreme power and i think for him just making an impact as the pure hitter that he is and you knokw he's proven it at several levels already in his first year of pro ball.

I know he made an impact even in spring training so he knows what he needs to do and he's definitely made for it.

While ball will continue to work tirelessly to prove to the braves coaching staff that he is a good fit for the lineup... he says he realizes how fortunate he is to have made it to this point in his career.

I'm just happy to be around all of these guys, it means a lot.

Obviously not everybody gets to do this and just to be a part of it is pretty special and it's a along with that... ball said he is just happy with being

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