2019 Atlanta Braves Season in Review: Kolby Allard

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2019 Atlanta Braves Season in Review: Kolby Allard
2019 Atlanta Braves Season in Review: Kolby Allard

The Braves drafted Kolby Allard with the 14th overall pick in the 2015 Draft, which was viewed at the time by some as a bit of a gamble, due to some injury concerns. There was no doubting the talent, as Allard would've been viewed favorably as perhaps a Top-5 pick if not for a back injury that hampered him in his last year of high school. The pick came in the middle of the rebuild, during a time that the front office seemed to be placing bets on any pitcher whose injury concerns drove down their cost, so in that sense, Allard was a perfect pick. Allard made his major league debut in 2018, making three appearances (one start) and giving up 11 ER in eight innings. There were concerns about his

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