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Feliz and Freese: Forever Linked

David Freese blasted a historic game-tying triple off Neftali Feliz to change the tide of the 2011 World Series. Have you ever wondered about the relationship between the two former adversaries now that they are on the same team five years later? We asked them.
Via Sports On Earth
10 hours ago

Former World Series MVP Freese fitting in with Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) The fairy tale, the one where David Freese morphed from couch-sleeping role player to World Series MVP for his hometown team, is over. Four-plus years removed from an unlikely run with St. Louis that brought the franchise its 12th championship, Freese finds himself trying to re-ignite his career in Pittsburgh. There the 33-year-old third baseman was on opening...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Release What We Can Only Assume Is A Hostage Video Of David Freese

The Jewel Box. Bevo Mill. City Museum. David Freese. All civic treasures. Which is why it was so concerning to see Mr. Freese in what appears to be a hostage video recently posted to the Pittsburgh Pirates official Twitter feed. I don’t even want to share it, but it’s important that you see: A message from David Freese. #LetsGoBucs — Pittsburgh Pirates...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Pirates sign David Freese to one-year deal

Apparently the Pirates weren’t quite done with their off-season shuffling: last night Rob Biertempfel reported that they had signed David Freese to a one-year deal with no incentives. Freese has dropped off at the plate quite a bit since his All-Star season with the Cardinals in 2012 (let us, uh, not discuss his post-season in 2013), but he’s still hit for an almost exactly-average...
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Why Is David Freese Still Unsigned?

October of 2011 belonged to former St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese. During the Cardinals' playoff run, Freese hit .342 with five home runs and 21 RBIs en route to winning the NLCS and World Series MVPs. Freese's terror included two historic hits in Game 6 of the World Series: the first extended the game to extra innings and the latter was a walk-off home run that ended...
Via The Sports Quotient
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Are The Red Sox Interested In Signing David Freese?

David FreeseNick Cafardo (of Red Sox House organ Boston Globe) is hinting that the team may have interest in free-agent third baseman David Freese. This, despite the fact that they are paying a King's Ransom to have Pablo Sandoval man the 'hot corner'. They theory is that Freese could be a back-up option (though not a strict platoon option) against left-handed pitchers. Of course...
Via FenwayNation
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Week 16 MLB Waiver Wire: David Freese turning things around with Angels

In this week’s edition of the Weekly Waiver Wire, we have the first Brazilian-born player in major league history, a future first-ballot Hall of Famer, a player who bats left-handed but throws right-handed, a former NL Rookie of the Year, a guy who didn’t even own a baseball glove until he was 11 years old, some guy from Aruba, and one of the best young-players in Baseball. A...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels rumors: Matt Garza edition

The Los Angeles Angels had two priorities going into the offseason, find a third baseman and load the pitching staff with good arms. Matt Garza would be a great addition to the Angels’ rotation that suffered last season. They were able to find their third baseman early into the offseason when they traded center fielder Peter Bourjos to the St. Louis Cardinals for third baseman...
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels Gamble On David Freese And Kole Calhoun

The Los Angeles Angels took a risk last Friday, trading center fielder Peter Bourjos and outfield prospect Randal Grichuk to the St. Louis Cardinals, in exchange for third baseman David Freese and reliever Fernando Salas. The Angels have had a revolving door of third basemen since the Chone Figgins era, are hoping that Freese regains some semblance of his 2012 form. Freese earned...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels get third baseman

Well that didn’t take long, three weeks into the offseason and the Los Angeles Angels have made their first big move. The Angels top priority this offseason is certainly pitching and there was talk about them trading one of their young position players in order to bring in some arms to reinforce the starting rotation behind ace Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson. The lineup is pretty...
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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