St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese had a rough start to the 2013 season. Freese missed most of spring training and started the season on the disabled list and when he returned, his normally productive bat did not.
Freese started the season, but has recently caught fire, and thanks to a four-hit night in the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6, 14-inning loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night, Freese’s numbers suddenly look like they always do.
Freese has raised average from .209 to .282 w/14-game hit streak.
— Joe Strauss (@JoeStrauss) June 5, 2013
Freese’s power has not completely returned just yet, but he is clearly driving the ball with authority to the opposite field and when you do that, you get lucky and find holes more often, like Freese did on Wednesday when his first hit was of the “swinging-bunt” variety.
Freese has not only been better at the plate, but his glove has been outstanding during the past week or so as well. During the three-game set with the San ...