CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Angels and David Freese "are said to be making progress" on a new contract.
Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports that the Angels will not give David Freese a $15.8 million qualifying offer.
David Freese said Sunday that he would "absolutely" like to return to the Angels next season.
David Freese went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Sunday's win over the Mariners.
David Freese hit a go-ahead two-run double in the top of the eighth inning as the Angels rallied to beat the Astros 6-5 on Wednesday afternoon in Houston.
Angels activated 3B David Freese from the 15-day disabled list.
David Freese (finger) will be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday.
David Freese (finger) will join the Angels on Monday in Oakland and could be activated from the disabled list.
David Freese (finger) is expected to be activated from the disabled list early next week in Oakland.
David Freese (finger) will begin playing third base at Triple-A Salt Lake later this week.
David Freese (finger) will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Salt Lake on Sunday.
David Freese (finger) threw with full finger pressure on the ball on Thursday for the second straight day.
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Tuesday that David Freese's (finger) rehab is going "slowly, but it’s moving in the right direction."
David Freese (finger) is not yet ready to go on a rehab assignment, according to Angels manager Mike Scioscia.