Joe Ayrault

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Joe Ayrault
Born: (1971-10-08) October 8, 1971 (age 45)
Rochester, Michigan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 1, 1996, for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1996, for the Atlanta Braves
MLB statistics
Batting average .200
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 0

Joseph Allen Ayrault (born October 8, 1971) is a former professional baseball player. He appeared in seven games in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves as a catcher. He currently serves as the manager of the Brevard County Manatees in the Florida State League.

Ayrault is best known for being included on the postseason roster of the 1996 Braves by manager Bobby Cox despite having had just 5 major league at bats. He never appeared in a major league game before or after 1996.

In 2007, Ayrault became the manager of the Sarasota Reds of the Florida State League, spending three seasons there. In 2010, he joined the Rookie League Helena Brewers as manager. In 2012, Ayrault was promoted to the Brevard County Manatees. The Manatees are the Class A-Advanced (High-A) Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.