Freddie Freeman

Atlanta Braves #5 - First Base

  • Born: 09/12/89
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 225
  • Bats/Throws: L/R

Justin Upton's alarming strikeout rate

While Justin Upton has been one of the more dangerous hitters in the National League so far he is still struggling at the plate in ways as he leads the league in strikeouts.

Freddie Freeman fighting eye dryness

The Braves first baseman is again battling eyes issues at the plate.

Weekly CACast: Staff Kept A-Rolling

Franklin, Mark, Jane and Patrick talk about the week in Braves' baseball

Chase Utley's Best 10-Game Streaks

Chase Utley has been insanely good over the past 10 games. But is this his best 10-game streak ever?

Freeman: "They got nothin' to get me out with"

Freddie Freeman tells Chipper Jones that pitchers have no way to get him out, and that actually might not be too far from the truth.

Mike Trout extension: Does not affect Stanton

Mike Trout just signed a mammoth contract extension that may still have been a bargain for the Los Angeles Angels. But in Miami, Giancarlo Stanton and the Marlins remain in the same position as they were before in their contract situation.

Freddie Freeman does not have baseball's best eye

Michael Salfino of the Wall Street Journal used balls per called strikes to argue that Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has the best eye in baseball, but there's a problem with his metric.

Jordan Zimmerman on Start vs Braves In Space Coast

Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann threw two scoreless innings this afternoon in what ended up being a 16-15 win over the Braves. Zimmermann talked afterwards about continuing to work on his change and not showing the Braves everything...

Jason Heyward Wants A Mulligan

After breaking out in 2012 with 27 home runs and 21 steals, injuries sidelined Jason Heyward's encore performance en route to a finish outside of the top-75 outfielders. Can the Braves outfielder bounce back?

When is the right time to trade Giancarlo Stanton?

The Miami Marlins are heading into an inevitable situation: they will have to trade Giancarlo Stanton at some point in the next two years. When is the right time to do this?

Marlins' Stanton willing to sign long-term deal

Despite all of our discussion to the contrary, it sounds as though Giancarlo Stanton is at least willing to consider staying with the Miami Marlins long-term if the team is going in the "right direction."

Demystifying BABIP

Oft-cited in sabermetric circles, BABIP is a frequently misunderstood stat and far less dependent on factors like "luck" than many observers would have you believe.

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