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Braves' Freddie Freeman returns from disabled list (Video)

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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves 1B Freddie Freeman goes back on DL with oblique strain

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman is back on the disabled list. Freeman, who returned July 25 from a five-week stint on the DL because of a right wrist injury, suffered an right oblique strain in Monday's comeback win over the San Francisco Giants. The team originally called it a day-to-day situation before placing Freeman on the DL on Tuesday. In 76 games this season...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves: Freddie Freeman injury update and fallout

It now seems that Freddie Freeman will not be returning from the disabled list when eligible on July 3. The Atlanta Braves first basemen is still dealing with a bone bruise in his right wrist that he injured during a June 13 game at New York, but Freeman stayed in the lineup for a few more games before exiting the June 17 game against the Red Sox early. The injury was initially reported...
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The top 100 players in baseball: 50-26

As the countdown of the top 100 players in baseball for 2015 turns the corner into its top 50 today, the margin of difference between its ranks gets tighter. Yet..... The post The Top 100 Players In Baseball Of 2015: #50-26 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB preview: best players by position – NL East

As part of our 2014 MLB Preview we rank the best players in each division, by position. This edition focuses on the NL East. The Washington Nationals lead the way with seven players on the list. Meanwhile, the Braves, Phillies, Mets and Marlins each have two players on the list. Infield Catcher - Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals - Ramos crushed 16 home runs last year in just 287...
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves: 3 Up and 3 Down

Atlanta Braves: 3 Up and 3 DownThe Atlanta Braves caught most of Major League Baseball off guard last season, unseating the presumed division champion Washington Nationals by running roughshod through an admittedly weaker NL East, holding the top spot in the division for all but one day en route to their first divisional title since 2005. Atlanta’s regular season success was attributed...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Changing trend in MLB with younger players now getting paid

On Wednesday, the Braves announced that they had signed Freddie Freeman to an eight year, $135 million extension. I’ve already written about the diminishing need for a track record and about whether this deal heralds a coming market correction, but hopefully you’ll indulge some more thoughts about this contract and the changing economic structure of […]
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Braves hand Heyward and Freeman new deals

The Atlanta Braves took care of the contracts of first baseman Freddie Freeman and right fielder Jason Heyward on Tuesday without needing to go through arbitration, handing Freeman an eight-year deal worth between $125 million and $135 million and signing Jason Heyward to a two-year, $13.3 million contract. Freeman, now twenty-four years old, had an outstanding 2013 season, posting...
February 05, 2014  |  1 Comment

Freddie Freeman - fabulous or fluky?

Freddie Freeman's first two years in the Major Leagues were remarkably similar. He finished his rookie season of 2011 with an OPS of .795. He then finished his second full season with an OPS of .796. Since Freeman was a first baseman which is supposed to be an offensive position, the two finishes seemed to indicate the kind of player Freeman was and it was not quite good enough...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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