freese

David Freese Cleared To Return Following Mild Concussion

  • Live
2 Total Updates since August 4, 2011
  • Important 1
  • Updates 1
  • Articles 1
  • All Updates 2

David Freese Injury: Cardinals 3B Cleared To Return Tuesday

Thursday evening, a wild Clay Hensley drilled Cardinals third baseman David Freese in the helmet with an errant fastball. Freese went to the ground and remained there for a short time before walking off the field, and soon thereafter he was diagnosed with a mild concussion and a contusion.

However, lest one believe that Freese was destined for the seven-day concussion disabled list, Freese claimed to feel much better after the game was over, and worked out without incident over the weekend. He lifted, he rode a stationary bike, he played catch, he ran, and he hit, and Major League Baseball says he's good to return:

Once Cardinals head athletic trainer Greg Hauck received the go-ahead from Major League Baseball sometime during Sunday's game with Florida, third baseman David Freese was cleared to return to action. That action probably will be Tuesday night at home against Milwaukee.

The Cardinals are off Monday, but their series against the Brewers is obviously a huge one, so they'll be thrilled to have Freese back in the lineup. Freese owns a .320 average and an .837 OPS, while reserve Daniel Descalso has been considerably worse.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.