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Freddie Freeman | First Baseman

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (26) / 9/12/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 225
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Freddie Freeman (wrist) will not start any more games this season.
He will be available to pinch-hit, but Freeman's nagging right wrist ailment will keep him from being in the lineup. The first baseman noted that he's dealing with a small bone spur in the wrist, though he doesn't think he'll need surgery. Those in redraft leagues can feel free to go ahead and drop him if they haven't already. Sep 30 - 3:50 PM

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Freddie Freeman (wrist) remained out of the Braves' lineup Wednesday.

He hasn't played since exiting Sunday's game with recurring right wrist discomfort. At this point, there would seem to be a good chance the Braves shut Freeman down, although they say they'll continue to evaluate him on a day-to-day basis. Nick Swisher is at first base Wednesday.
Sep 30 - 3:07 PM

Freddie Freeman (wrist) is in Tuesday's lineup against the Nationals.

Freeman was forced to exit Sunday's game with recurring wrist pain, but he feels well enough to give it a go. His status will likely be reevaluated on a daily basis for the final week.
Sep 29 - 3:17 PM

Freddie Freeman (wrist) is considered day-to-day.

Freeman has been dealing with a right wrist injury since early August and had to make an early exit from Sunday's game due to recurring discomfort. He'll likely be day-to-day the rest of the way.
Sep 29 - 12:36 PM

Freddie Freeman is scheduled to visit with a hand specialist on Monday.

Freeman has been playing through a right wrist injury since early August. He still hopes to continue doing so for the remainder of the season, but the team wants an update on his status before allowing him to do so.
Sep 27 - 4:36 PM

Freddie Freeman belted his 18th home run of the season as the Braves lost a slugfest against the Marlins in Miami on Friday night.

Freeman's two-run blast pulled the Braves to within 12-8 in the seventh inning. He also collected a pair of singles and drew a walk in the ballgame, finishing the night 3-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBI. He's having another very solid season offensively, slashing .283/.373/.482 with 18 long balls and 66 RBI.
Sep 25 - 11:12 PM

Freddie Freeman had five runs batted in after entering as a pinch-hitter in Wednesday's win over the Mets.

Freeman pinch-hit for the pitcher in the seventh inning and plated two runs with a double to right field, giving the Braves a 3-2 lead. In the ninth inning, he blasted a three-run home run to the opposite field off of Jeurys Familia to break a 3-3 tie. The first baseman is battling a minor wrist injury. Freeman carries a .278/.369/.471 triple-slash line with 17 home runs and 64 RBI on the year.
Sep 23 - 10:00 PM

Freddie Freeman (wrist) expects to return to the Braves' starting lineup on Friday.

Freeman aggravated his right wrist on Tuesday night, but it doesn't sound like a major setback. He'll be available off the bench Wednesday and should return after Thursday's scheduled team off day.
Sep 23 - 5:02 PM

Freddie Freeman went 1-for-2 with two walks and an RBI single as the Braves walked off 2-1 versus the Phillies on Sunday.

Freeman drove in the Braves' first run in the first inning with an RBI single to left-center against Aaron Nola. It would serve as the only run between both sides until the ninth inning. The first baseman has had another solid year at the dish, batting .280/.372/.468 with 16 home runs and 59 RBI.
Sep 20 - 4:22 PM

Freddie Freeman went 1-for-3 with a two-run double and a walk in Saturday's win over the Phillies.

Freeman had the biggest hit of the game. The Braves entered the eighth inning down 1-0, but after they put two runners on, he doubled off Jerome Williams to plate the two runs. The Phillies would be unable to overcome the sudden 2-1 deficit and fell by that final score. Injuries have limited Freeman to just 106 games this season, but when he's seen the field, he's been his typically productive self with a .279/.369/.468 triple-slash, 16 homers and 58 RBI.
Sep 19 - 9:52 PM

Freddie Freeman went 1-for-4 with an RBI single and two strikeouts in Saturday's loss to the Mets.

Freeman managed an RBI single in the first inning against Mets starter Noah Syndergaard. It would be his only hit of the game. In an even 100 games this season, he's slashing .283/.372/.477 with 16 homers and 55 RBI. The triple-slash falls in line with his career numbers, though injuries have sapped a fair bit of his potential playing time in 2015.
Sep 12 - 10:24 PM

Freddie Freeman hit a two-run home run and walked in his five appearances as the Braves beat the Phillies 7-2 on Monday.

Freeman opened up the scoring in the first inning with an opposite-field two-run jack off of Aaron Harang. It's only the first baseman's second home run since returning from the disabled list on August 19. Overall, Freeman is batting .283/.370/.487 with 16 home runs and 52 RBI on the season.
Sep 7 - 9:50 PM

Freddie Freeman went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a walk in Friday's loss to the Nationals.

Freeman and Cameron Maybin combined for five of the nine Brave hits in the 10-inning loss. With the pair of two-baggers, Freeman now has 24 on the season. The Braves' best offensive player is hitting .285/.367/.485 with 15 homers and an even 50 RBI across 344 at-bats.
Sep 4 - 10:58 PM

Freddie Freeman went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and an RBI double in Friday's loss to the Yankees.

Freeman managed an RBI single against Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka in the first inning, then hit a solo homer in the third. Injuries have taken a large chunk of the season away from the 25-year-old first baseman, as he's played in just 85 games. When he's been able to play, he's been his normal, productive self, hitting .281/.352/.488 with 15 homers and 49 RBI.
Aug 28 - 11:18 PM

Braves activated 1B Freddie Freeman from the 15-day disabled list.

Freeman wound up missing the minimum amount of time with a right oblique strain. He's been limited to just 10 games since mid-June due to wrist and oblique ailments.
Aug 19 - 12:28 PM

Depth Charts

C1A.J. Pierzynski
2Ryan Lavarnway
3Christian Bethancourt
1B1Freddie Freeman
2B1Jace Peterson
SS1Andrelton Simmons
2Pedro Ciriaco
3Daniel Castro
3B1Hector Olivera
2Adonis Garcia
LF1Nick Swisher
2Todd Cunningham
CF1Cameron Maybin
2Michael Bourn
RF1Nick Markakis
2Dian Toscano
Starting Pitcher
S1Julio Teheran
2Shelby Miller
3Mike Minor
4Manny Banuelos
5Michael Foltynewicz
6Williams Perez
7Ryan Weber
8Matt Wisler
Relief Pitcher
R1Arodys Vizcaino
2Andrew McKirahan
3Ross Detwiler
4Brandon Cunniff
5Matt Marksberry
6Chris Withrow
7Edwin Jackson
8Peter Moylan
9Jason Grilli
10Sugar Ray Marimon
11Ryan Kelly
12Daniel Burawa
13Daniel Winkler
14Paco Rodriguez