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Freddie Freeman Ready to Become Clubhouse Leader
November 20th, 2013 at 2:58 PM
Following the loss of veteran pitcher Tim Hudson to the San Francisco Giants and the almost-certain departure of Brian McCann, the Atlanta Braves are looking to first baseman Freddie Freeman to fill the leadership void and become the voice of the clubhouse. The 24-year-old Freeman has already proven that he has...

Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman Disagrees with Ejection, Could Face Suspension
September 26th, 2013 at 7:56 AM
The umpires from Wednesday's fracas between the Milwaukee Brewers and Atlanta Braves must have seen something entirely different than everyone else. They said Freddie Freeman was one of the most aggressive offenders in the Carlos Gomez disaster, thereby warranting his ejection. ***VIDEO1*** "When the group got together, you can see on the...

Benches Clear Between Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers After Carlos Gomez Homer: Video
September 25th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
It doesn't get more bush league than this. Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez was ejected after staring down Atlanta Braves Paul Maholm and jawing with Freddie Freeman after hitting a homer in Wednesday's game at Turner Field. That led to a confrontation with Brian McCann in front of home plate and...

Freddie Freeman Ejected After Carlos Gomez Homer, Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers Benches Clear
September 25th, 2013 at 8:17 PM
It's already been an eventful night at Turner Field, as both Carlos Gomez and Freddie Freeman have been ejected for their actions following Gomez's solo homer in the first inning of Wednesday's game between the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers. ***VIDEO1*** The antics started when Gomez took a huge swing and missed...

Freddie Freeman Hits Enormously Long Homerun for Atlanta Braves: Video
September 3rd, 2013 at 8:17 AM
Freddie Freeman tied his career-high of five RBIs in a game in just the second inning of the Atlanta Braves' 13-5 win over the New York Mets, and he did so on a mammoth three-run homer at Turner Field on Monday. Marvel at the video below. ***VIDEO1*** The shot came off Daisuke...

Atlanta Braves Sign Lyle Overbay to Minor League Contract
August 21st, 2012 at 8:07 PM
The Atlanta Braves signed the recently released Lyle Overbay to a minor league contract on Monday, braves.com reports. Overbay will report to Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday on their day off and begin playing Thursday against Syracuse. General manager Frank Wren said the move will allow Overbay to join the Major League...

X-Rays on Freddie Freeman’s Finger Turn Out Negative
June 7th, 2012 at 9:17 PM
The Atlanta Braves averted disaster when they learned that first baseman Freddie Freeman did not, in fact, have a broken left index finger. X-rays on Freeman's finger were negative, meaning Freeman would not miss as much time as he had originally feared. "I really don't know how I got out of there...

Freddie Freeman to Stick with Oakley Goggles for Now
June 4th, 2012 at 10:05 AM
It seems as if Freddie Freeman has finally round some relief to his eye-issues in the form of Oakley goggles. Freeman was diagnosed with corneal abrasions after playing in rough conditions during the May 4th-6th series in Colorado and has seen his prescription drop considerably since. After complaining of dry sockets...

Chipper Jones Has Minor Procedure to Drain Fluid in Leg, Freddie Freeman Still Battling Eye Issues
May 27th, 2012 at 10:57 PM
Chipper Jones has been gimpy since bruising his left calf over a week ago, causing the Atlanta Braves place him on the disabled list. Jones is feeling a bit better now, however, since doctors drained some of the fluid in his leg in a minor surgical procedure on Saturday. "The doc...

Freddie Freeman Back in Action for Atlanta Braves
May 25th, 2012 at 8:39 PM
It seems Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has found at least a temporary solution to his dry eye problem. Freeman is not producing enough natural tears, similar to what the flu-stricken Brian McCann went through a couple years ago. He is back in the lineup tonight after missing last night's...

Freddie Freeman Has Corneal Abrasion, Could Play Tuesday
May 15th, 2012 at 12:34 PM
Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman left in the seventh inning of Monday's 3-1 loss against the Cincinnati Reds with blurred vision in his right eye. General manager Frank Wren told Dave O'Brien that the diagnoses was a "very fine" corneal abrasion of his right eye, but that he could...

Freddie Freeman Named National League Player of the Week Again
May 7th, 2012 at 5:01 PM
Freddie Freeman has been rolling as of late for the Atlanta Braves, and it was announced Monday that he was named the National League Player of the Week for April 30-May 6. ***PHOTO1*** For Freeman, it is the second time he has won the award in three weeks, and understandably so. He...

Freddie Freeman Named National League Player of the Week
April 23rd, 2012 at 6:40 PM
Freddie Freeman put the Atlanta Braves on his shoulders last week, and he was rewarded by being named the National League Player of the Week on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** In a week where the Braves went 5-1, Freeman racked up 11 hits to accumulate a .478 average with 14 RBIs and a 1.087...

Chipper Jones Scratched from Lineup, Freddie Freeman Breaks Car Window During BP
March 5th, 2012 at 8:41 PM
Atlanta Braves fans have nothing to worry about with Chipper Jones, Fredi Gonzalez insists, even though he was scratched from Monday's lineup with a sore leg. ***PHOTO1*** Gonzalez said that Jones is just being eased into things during Spring Training, especially with the fact that he will turn 40 soon. The whole...

Freddie Freeman “Pleased” After Batting Practice Session
March 3rd, 2012 at 11:08 PM
Freddie Freeman was out to prove to the Atlanta Braves that his right knee was not bothering him on Saturday as he took some aggressive cuts in batting practice at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex before their Grapefruit League opener. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves are being understandably cautious with Freeman, who...

Freddie Freeman Has No Issues with Injured Knee
March 2nd, 2012 at 11:18 PM
Freddie Freeman may be out up to two weeks with his subluxed patella, but the Atlanta Braves first baseman had no problems jogging around the main field at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. ***PHOTO1*** Freeman wore a knee brace and was only supposed to walk around the field a couple of...

Freddie Freeman Feels Better About Injured Knee
February 29th, 2012 at 9:16 PM
Freddie Freeman may have scared Atlanta Braves fans Tuesday when he injured his right knee, but he was hobbling around the clubhouse unaided Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** Freeman said he felt his kneecap momentarily pop out of place digging a throw in the dirt on Tuesday. He was then diagnosed with a subplexed right...

Freddie Freeman Out up to Two Weeks with Hurt Knee
February 29th, 2012 at 12:23 AM
The Atlanta Braves may have a healthy Jair Jurjens, but they cannot seem to get away from weird injuries this Spring Training. After Tommy Hanson's run-in with his steering wheel last week, Freddie Freeman has injured his knee during Tuesday's workout while working on pick-off plays. ***PHOTO1*** Freeman's kneecap decided to to...

The Case for Freddie Freeman to Win Rookie of the Year
November 13th, 2011 at 10:10 PM
By all accounts, Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel is the overwhelming favorite to take home the National League Rookie of the Year award when it is announced Monday at 1:30. His teammate Freddie Freeman, however, made his own case during 2011. ***PHOTO1*** Highly lauded coming into the season, Freeman was awarded the...

Craig Kimbrel, Freddie Freeman Nominated for Players Choice Awards
October 23rd, 2011 at 8:39 PM
The Atlanta Braves' Craig Kimbrel and Freddie Freeman are finalists for the National League's Outstanding Rookie for the 2011 Players Choice Awards. ***PHOTO1*** Major League players voted in September for the Players Choice Awards, and the winners will be announced on MLB Network on Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. Kimbrel set the Major...