Camden, NJ- The Riversharks announced today that outfielder Felix Pie was signed by the Atlanta Braves organization. He will be joining the Gwinnett Braves, Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
“We are always glad to see our players go back to Major League Baseball organizations,” said General Manager Adam Lorber. “Pie is a talented ball player and we are glad he got this opportunity.”
Pie began his Atlantic League career with a seven game hitting streak and was leading the team in home runs (3) before he was picked up. He was second in RBIs (12), hit two doubles and had a .353 BA in 13 games for the Riversharks.
He made his Major League debut on April 17, 2007 and hit a double off Greg Maddux. In 2009, he joined the Baltimore Orioles where he had a .259 BA over three seasons and became the fourth Oriole to hit for a cycle.
Pie was originally signed as an amateur free agent by the Chicago Cubs in 2001.