Freddie Freeman, as gifted at viewing the big picture as he is with a baseball bat in his hands, will not play the role of bedraggled parent, even with two newborns at home.

He hardly winces when he notes the challenges ahead in the next few years, with a 5-year-old already in tow and now two more boys to join young Charlie, whose swing already befits the progeny of a reigning National League Most Valuable Player.

Nor does Freeman hesitate to embrace the surprising and unusual circumstances that brought Brandon John and Maximus Turner Freeman into this world, envisioning the yarn they’ll spin someday.