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Mike Freeman | Shortstop | #15

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (30) / 8/4/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 192
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Clemson
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 11 (0) / ARZ
Contract: view contract details
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Cubs sent INF/OF Mike Freeman outright to Triple-A Iowa.
Freeman is now off the 40-man roster. He batted only .100/.182/.183 for the Mariners, Dodgers and Cubs this past season. Nov 3 - 9:30 AM

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Cubs designated INF/OF Mike Freeman for assignment.

The move clears a 40-man roster spot for outfielder Jacob Hannemann, who was claimed off waivers from the Mariners on Thursday. Freeman, 30, owns a brutal .134/.211/.207 career batting line at the major league level.
Oct 26 - 3:28 PM

Cubs purchased the contract of INF/OF Mike Freeman from Triple-A Iowa.

Freeman is just 2-for-35 at the major league level this season, but he offers the Cubs plenty of versatility with the ability to play all over the diamond.
Sep 1 - 11:45 AM

Cubs signed INF/OF Mike Freeman to a minor league contract.

Freeman recently elected free agency after being designated for assignment by the Dodgers. The 32-year-old is just 2-for-35 at the major league level this season, but he has performed much better in the minors and will provide some useful organizational depth for Chicago.
Aug 7 - 11:06 AM

Mike Freeman has elected free agency.

Freeman cleared waivers after being removed from the 40-man roster, but since it was the second time he'd been outrighted he had the option to declare free agency. He'll now seek another minor league contract elsewhere.
Aug 6 - 8:58 AM

Dodgers designated INF/OF Mike Freeman for assignment.

They needed a 40-man roster spot following Monday's trades. Freeman has gone 2-for-35 at the plate in the majors this season.
Jul 31 - 5:26 PM

Dodgers optioned INF/OF Mike Freeman to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Freeman has been a beast in the minors this year (.325 AVG in 120 at-bats) but hasn't hit a lick in big league (2-for-35 with 11 strikeouts). He should get another chance at some point.
Jul 1 - 9:06 PM

Dodgers recalled INF/OF Mike Freeman from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Freeman has just two hits in 30 at-bats in a couple stints in the majors this season. He'll back up at several positions.
Jun 25 - 2:16 PM

Dodgers claimed INF/OF Mike Freeman off waivers from the Mariners.

Freeman has just two hits in 30 at-bats in a couple stints in the majors this season, but he does offer versatility. He's been assigned to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
May 26 - 4:01 PM

Mariners optioned INF/OF Mike Freeman to Triple-A Tacoma.

Freeman has just two hits in 30 at-bats in a couple stints with the big club. Dan Vogelbach is taking his spot on the roster.
May 21 - 2:51 PM

Mike Freeman went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout in Saturday's game against the White Sox.

Freeman started at second base and was summoned to work the ninth inning on the mound in the 16-1 blowout loss. He allowed hits to the first three batters, but gave up just one run on a sacrifice fly.
May 21 - 3:15 AM

Mariners recalled INF/OF Mike Freeman from Triple-A Tacoma.

Freeman had just two hits in 18 at-bats with the big club last month. He'll operate in a utility role.
May 5 - 5:09 PM

Mariners optioned INF/OF Mike Freeman to Triple-A Tacoma.

The corresponding move will come prior to Tuesday's game when Jean Segura (hamstring) returns from the disabled list. Freeman had just two hits in 18 at-bats with the big club, although he did homer.
Apr 24 - 6:07 PM

Mike Freeman, who was called up Tuesday when Jean Segura landed on the DL, went 2-for-4 and homered Wednesday against the Astros.

Freeman was summoned for a utility role and was playing first base tonight over Danny Valencia. The Mariners also got another nice game from Taylor Motter, who homered and doubled tonight after his three-double game Tuesday. Most likely, neither player would have been in the lineup tonight if not for Segura's injury.
Apr 13 - 1:38 AM

Mariners purchased the contract of INF/OF Mike Freeman from Triple-A Tacoma.

He will fill the roster spot left vacant by shortstop Jean Segura, who landed on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with a hamstring strain. Freeman, 29, is a .227/.292/.273 career hitter at the major league level.
Apr 11 - 5:50 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Willson Contreras
2Alex Avila
3Rene Rivera
4Victor Caratini
5Taylor Davis
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Javier Baez
SS1Addison Russell
3B1Kris Bryant
2Tommy La Stella
LF1Kyle Schwarber
2Ian Happ
CF1Jon Jay
2Albert Almora
3Leonys Martin
4Jacob Hannemann
RF1Jason Heyward
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Lester
2Jose Quintana
3Jake Arrieta
4Kyle Hendricks
5John Lackey
6Jen-Ho Tseng
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Wade Davis
2Carl Edwards Jr.
3Justin Wilson
4Pedro Strop
5Hector Rondon
6Koji Uehara
7Brian Duensing
8Justin Grimm
9Dillon Maples
10Rob Zastryzny
11Mike Montgomery
12Cory Mazzoni