Found April 22, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Atlanta Braves are expected to welcome first baseman Freddie Freeman back into the lineup today for the series opener against the Colorado Rockies, according to Carroll Rogers of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Freeman was placed on the disabled list earlier this season after suffering a strained right oblique. He sustained the injury during team workouts, and he fought the club’s decision to place him on the DL. Before officially hitting the shelf, the slugger had been playing through the injury. Prior to being placed on the DL, Freeman was off to a hot start, collecting seven hits in 17 at-bats with one home run and seven RBI. In Freeman’s absence, Chris Johnson has been tearing the cover off the ball while seeing regular playing time. With Freeman’s return, the Braves are expected to continue to use Johnson in a regular role at third base, rather than platooning him with Juan Francisco. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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