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5 Freddie Freeman 1B
Height/Weight: 6-5/225 | Birthdate: 9/12/1989 | Birthplace: Fountain Valley, CA | Bats/Throws: L/R | Team: Atlanta | College: No College | MLB Experience: 5 | Salary: $560,000 | Owned/Started%: 100/97 | Average Draft Position: 43.93
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Freddie Freeman slams three hits in defeat to Dodgers


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) First baseman Freddie Freeman certainly can't be blamed for his team's loss Thursday that left it one defeat short of .500. He led the Braves with two doubles and a single against the Dodgers and scored two runs.

Freeman has six multi-hit games in the last 11 as his average has been raised to .294, its highest point since July 13.


Freddie Freeman homer helps Braves pile on Nationals early


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/9/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman slammed the third two-run home run in the first two innings against Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg on Friday night. His 375-foot drive gave his team a 6-0 lead.

Freeman, who has provided consistent production all year, has eight hits in the last five games.


Freddie Freeman blasts off in loss to Dodgers


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/30/2014) First baseman Freddie Freeman certainly can't be blamed for his team's loss Tuesday night to the host Dodgers.

Freeman gave his team a brief lead with a two-run homer in the third inning. He added a single and walk to push his on-base percentage on the year to a fine .376.


Freddie Freeman slugs 14th home run Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/23/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman went 1 for 3 with a walk and a three-run home run in his team's 6-1 victory over the Marlins.

Freeman was just 1 for 24 in his previous six games coming into Wednesday, and his home run was just his first of the month. Even with his recent struggles, Freeman has still hit .284/.375/.479 with 14 home runs and 56 RBI in 388 at-bats.


Freddie Freeman still looking for first July home run


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/15/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has posted a .327 batting average in July, but he heads into the All-Star break still looking for his first home run of the month.

Freeman started off the season in good form, knocking six home runs in April, but he managed just seven in the next two months before coming up empty in the first two weeks of July. Even with the lack of power recently, the first baseman has maintained great overall numbers, hitting .295/.384/.495 with 13 home runs and 52 RBI in 366 at-bats.


National League reserves revealed for All-Star Game


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/6/2014) On Sunday, Major League Baseball revealed the National League reserves for the 2014 All-Star Game, which will be held on July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.

The following players were selected as reserves:

C Jonathan Lucroy, Brewers
C Devin Mesoraco, Reds
1B Freddie Freeman, Braves
2B Dee Gordon, Dodgers
2B Daniel Murphy, Mets
SS Starlin Castro, Cubs
3B Todd Frazier, Reds
3B Matt Carpenter, Cardinals
IF/OF Josh Harrison, Pirates
OF Charlie Blackmon, Rockies
OF Hunter Pence, Giants
OF Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins

Freddie Freeman scores four without a hit Saturday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2014) One would assume that if Braves slugger Freddie Freeman achieved the first four-run game of his career that he would manage at least one hit in the process.

Well, one would assume wrong. Freeman indeed crossed the plate four times Saturday in Philadelphia, but did it without a hit. He walked three times and got on base on a fielder's choice. His strange numbers adjusted his stat line on the year to .289/.380/.503.


Freddie Freeman adds 13th home run Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman clubbed his 13th home run Friday against the Phillies.

Freeman wasted no time getting to work. In the first inning, Freeman stepped to the plate with two men on. On the first pitch he saw, Freeman hit a three-run shot out to center. He would also double and single during the game. Freeman finished 3 for 5, with one run scored and four RBI.


Freddie Freeman hitting third Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/26/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was in the team's starting lineup Thursday against the Astros. 

Freeman left Wednesday's game after being hit with a pitch, but the injury isn't considered serious. He'll hit third and play first base. 


Freddie Freeman expected to play Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/26/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman will play Thursday, according to MLB.com.

Freeman let Wednesday's game after being hit on the elbow with a pitch. Freeman will wear a pad above his right elbow, but is otherwise good to go. He's hitting .286/.375/.495 over 297 at-bats.


Freddie Freeman avoids serious injury after HBP


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was forced to leave Wednesday's game against the Astros, but he told the Atlanta Journal Constitution he shouldn't miss much time.

Freeman left the game in the top of the eight, after he was hit on the elbow by a pitch. Fortunately, he told the Constitution he hopes to return to action Thursday, after doctors told him he would not need an X-ray.

Freeman finished the game 1 for 3 with two strikeouts prior to the injury. The Braves close out the series against the Astros Thursday. 


Freddie Freeman scores twice in win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/20/2014)  Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman came around to score twice Thursday, in a 3-0 win over the Nationals.

Freeman reached base three times in the game, and put himself into scoring position with a pair of doubles. He scored two runs in the game, the first time he has done so in nine games.

Freeman has at least two hits in three of his last five games, and is hitting .282/.373/.495 on the season. 


Freddie Freeman belts 11th homer


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/11/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman homered for the second time in three games Tuesday, cracking his 11th long ball in a 13-10 win over the Rockies. Freeman's solo shot was his only hit of the night, but he also drove in a run with a groundout, giving him 35 RBI this season.

Freeman is hitting .283/.373/.496. 


Freddie Freeman goes deep in three-hit performance


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/19/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman had five three-hit games in the first month of the season. He notched his second three-hit performance of May and his eighth of the season during Sunday's6-5 win over the Cardinals.

Freeman took Jaime Garcia deep for a solo home run in the opening frame and singled two runs in the sixth inning. He also added a single in the ninth and was plunked in his first at-bat after his home run in the opening frame. He finished 3 for 3 with two runs scored an three RBI. He is hitting .314 with eight homers and 27 RBI in 159 at-bats.


Freddie Freeman knocks seventh home run Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/13/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman went 1 for 3 with a walk and a solo home run in his team's 4-2 loss to the Giants Monday.

Freeman had just the third hit of the game for the Braves in the ninth inning with a shot to right field that reduced the deficit to two runs, but the Braves weren't able to complete the comeback. He has hit .303/.379/.521 with seven home runs and 21 RBI in 142 at-bats.


Freddie Freeman reaches four times Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(5/10/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman reached base four times Friday against the Cubs. 

Freeman walked in his first plate appearance, before singling in his next two at-bats. He made his only out of the day in the eighth inning, grounding out to first. With the two teams tied in the bottom of the 10th, Freeman stepped in with a man on second and the game possibly on the line. He delievered, stroking a walkoff single to center on the first pitch he saw.

Freeman finished the game 3 for 4, with one run scored and one RBI.


Freddie Freeman showing no effects from eye issues


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(4/26/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman is obviously seeing the ball well since having a broken piece of contact lens removed from his eye in recent days.

Following a 3-or-4 performance to end a three-game hitless skid Friday, Freeman once again made an impact Saturday against the Reds. He hit a first-inning two-run home run, before ultimately finishing the game 1 for 4 in a 4-1 win.

Freeman is hitting .352/.431/.636 with six home runs and 16 RBI in 23 games this season.


Freddie Freeman no longer dealing with discomfort in right eye


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/25/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman told MLB.com on Friday that the discomfort in his right eye is gone.

Freeman had been dealing with dryness in his eyes since Saturday and the condition got worse on Monday when the team optometrist removed a broken piece of contact lens from his eye with a Q-Tip.

"When I woke up this morning, it didn't feel like there was a crumpled up piece of paper in my eye like it has been," Freeman said. "Everything feels good today."


Freddie Freeman getting treated for dryness in his eyes


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/23/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman said Wednesday he has been dealing with some dryness in his eyes, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Freeman said he met Tuesday with the team optometrist, who said Freeman has some "abrasions in the whites of his eyes." They are treating the condition with drops and gel Freeman puts in his eyes before he goes to sleep.

Freeman was in the lineup Wednesday against the Marlins. The team has an off-day Thursday.

"Everything is all right -- nothing on the corneas," Freeman said. "I had some little abrasions on the whites of my eyes, and it was dry, so I had to clean my lids out and my tear ducts and get them going again. He said I should be fully healthy by Friday. I’ve got to deal with it a little bit (Wednesday), but I’ll be good."


Freddie Freeman clubs another home run


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(4/19/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman clubbed another home run Friday against the Mets.

Freeman didn't get going until late in the game, but managed to make a big impact. With one man on base in the eighth, Freeman homered on an 83 mph changeup from Gonzalez Germen. He also added a double in the ninth inning.

Freeman finished 2 for 5, with one run and two RBI.


Freddie Freeman hits fourth home run Sunday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(4/14/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman clubbed his fourth home run Sunday against the Nationals.

Freeman wasted no time getting to work against Washington. He hit a sacrifice fly in the first inning, and followed that up with a two-run homer in the second. He was later hit by a pitch, and doubled in another run.

Freeman finished 2 for 3, with two runs scored and four RBI.


Freddie Freeman reaches base five times in win Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/5/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman couldn't be put away Saturday, going 2 for 2 with one run and three walks in his team's 6-2 win over the Nationals.

Freeman has been an on-base machine in the early-going, recording seven hits in 15 at-bats while also drawing six walks. He's also hit for power, recording one double Saturday to go with two homers from earlier in the week. Freeman is well on his way to posting similar numbers to his breakout 2013 campaign.


Freddie Freeman homers twice in win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(4/1/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman bounced back from a hitless debut in a big way Tuesday socking two home runs to lead the team to a 5-2 win over the Brewers.

Freeman reached base four times, after going 0 for 4 in the opener. He hit a pair of solo home runs, in the sixth and eighth innings, and added a single as he finished the game 3 for 3 with two runs and two RBI.

Freeman signed a massive extension this offseason, and is off to a good start in his attempt to live up to it.


Freddie Freeman goes hitless in return to lineup Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman went 0 for 3 in his return to the lineup Wednesday as the Braves fell to the Yankees, 7-0.

Freeman left Sunday's game early with a left thumb contusion but just needed a few days of rest to get back on the field. "It seems like I hurt that thing every year," Freeman told MLB.com before Wednesday's game. "So it just swells up easier than normal when I get hit there. It's still swelled up a little bit. But I've already gripped a bat and swung it."

Freeman is 12 for 38 with one home run this spring.


Freddie Freeman aiming to be back Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/17/2014) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, who left Sunday's game against the Yankees with a left thumb contusion, said with treatment Monday and Tuesday, he should be ready to play again Wednesday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.