Freddie Freeman RUMORS & NEWS

  • Freeman’s wrist weak, but no way he’s going to ‘shut it down’

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Freddie Freeman divulges that the left wrist he fractured in May is weak and that he feels like he’s swinging a “wet newspaper,” and the response from much of Braves Country is that he should be shut down for the rest of the season or at least a few days. To which Freeman has a simple reply:..." September 04

  • Freeman losing strength in wrist: 'I'm swinging a wet newspaper'

    12 Up "Freddie Freeman showed exactly how brave he is when he elected to return to the diamond ​three weeks earlier than slated by initial projections after injuring his wrist. Freeman had success upon his return, but has since leveled off. Now that they dust has had time to settle, Freeman insists..." September 03

  • Freeman: Wrist only 80-85 percent, has sapped his power

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "He’s still the Braves’ best hitter, but Freddie Freeman hasn’t been nearly the formidable force since returning from a seven-week stint on the disabled list that he was before fracturing his left wrist May 17. And it’s not about timing or being able to get back into a hitting rhythm or groove...." August 29

  • Braves’ Freeman activated from DL, will start at third Tuesday

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves surprised everyone Tuesday by activating Freddie Freeman from the disabled list, after indicating that the earliest that move might happen would be during the Nationals series that starts Thursday. Instead, the Braves said he would start Tuesday night at third base – a position he..." July 04

  • Freddie Freeman 'a little uneasy' about midseason conversion to 3B "Freddie Freeman is all about defense as he prepares to make a return to the Atlanta Braves. His injury rehab assignment began Saturday night for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves, with his concentration on a position change to third base. "Seeing if I can make all these plays," he said of the..." July 03

  • Freddie Freeman cleared to take swings

    Fanrag Sports "Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has been sidelined since he was hit by a pitch on May 17, which fractured his left wrist. As of Friday, he was cleared to take dry swings and continues to be hopeful in a pre-All-Star break return. Freeman was clobbering the ball prior to his..." June 23

  • Freeman could return from DL at third base "As the Braves have discussed how to keep both Freddie Freeman and Matt Adams in the lineup once Freeman returns from the disabled list, they have not ruled out the possibility that one of these first basemen will become a third baseman. "We can't rule out anything," Braves manager Brian Snitker..." June 21

  • Freddie Freeman expected to miss significant time

    Fanrag Sports "There’s no official word as to whether or not Freddie Freeman has a broken wrist, but the expectation is the Atlanta Braves star first baseman will miss significant time. As a result, the Braves are discussing options at first base moving forward, including outside options. One potential..." May 18

  • Braves' Freeman out two months

    TSN "Atlanta Braves All-Star Freddie Freeman will miss at least eight weeks with a fractured left wrist, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. Rosenthal added that Freeman will not need surgery on the wrist. The slugging first baseman was plunked by Toronto's Aaron Loup during the fifth inning..." May 18

  • Freeman leaves game after being hit in hand by pitch

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Braves slugger Freddie Freeman left Wednesday night’s game against Toronto after being hit by a pitch in the left hand or wrist in the fifth inning. There was no immediate announcement as to the specific injury, but he was clearly in pain as he looked to the dugout after being hit by lefty..." May 18

  • Freddie Freeman tweaks Miller Park as 'bad-lit Little League field'

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Freddie Freeman had a game-winning home run in the ninth inning Friday against the Brewers to continue his run of robust hitting at Miller Park, but it did nothing to change his opinion of the place and his comfort level hitting there. “No. I think it’s a bad-lit Little League field,” Freeman..." April 30