Deconstructing Ozzie Albies

by Chris Doyle

Usually scouts have an idea of who players are before they reach the major leagues.

“Player X is a power-speed guy who has the potential to go 20-20 someday.”

“Player Y throws hard but he has command issues.”

That said, every now and then someone surprises even the most experienced baseball people with skills that few saw coming.

With that in mind, who exactly is Ozzie Albies?

Originally touted as a defense-first contact hitter with speed, Albies is morphing into much more than that. Let’s dive a bit deeper into the . . .

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