Freddie Freeman RUMORS & NEWS

  • Anthony Rizzo wants Freddie Freeman to sign ball after surprise strikeout

    The Score "Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo wants to commemorate his first career strikeout - as a pitcher - by getting it signed by his victim. Trailing 10-0 in a laugher against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, the Cubs decided to have a little fun. The team..." April 29

  • Anthony Rizzo, Freddie Freeman share hilarious moment during rundown

    CBS Sports "The rundown can be one of the more interesting sequences during the course of a Major League Baseball game. The latest example came on Sunday, thanks to Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. He provided fans a moment of sheer hilarity during a rundown in a game against..." April 20

  • Freddie Freeman: Extension talks 'a distraction'

    MLB.com "Before the Braves opened a two-game series at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night, Freddie Freeman indicated he is not interested in negotiating a potential extension with Atlanta while attempting to concentrate on the regular season. "I don't know if we could really..." April 20

  • Freddie Freeman had awesome gift for young Phillies fan who gave HR ball away

    Larry Brown Sports "A young Philadelphia Phillies fan went viral on Friday night after he gave a Freddie Freeman home run ball away to another fan, and the Atlanta Braves star took note of the gesture. The Phillies fan, whose name is Joshua, was also at the series finale between Philly and Atlanta on..." April 12

  • 'I'm coming for it': Freddie Freeman has eyes on WS

    MLB.com "While recapping his eventful and fulfilling offseason, Freddie Freeman relayed an exchange he shared with part-time hitting consultant Chipper Jones as the Braves worked out at their Spring Training facility in North Port, Fla., on Tuesday morning. “[Chipper]..." March 03

  • Freddie Freeman's family welcomed two new babies this winter – six weeks apart

    USA Today "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..." March 03

  • Freddie Freeman wins 2020 Hank Aaron Award

    AJC "Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman won the 2020 Hank Aaron Award for the National League, MLB announced Tuesday. The Hank Aaron Award is given annually to the best hitter in each league. It was created in 1999 to honor the 25th anniversary of Aaron breaking Babe Ruth’s..." December 08

  • Sorry, Freddie Freeman, Mookie Betts Is the Real 2020 NL MVP

    Bleacher Report "Mookie Betts is the 2020 National League Most Valuable Player.  That's not literally true. Atlanta's Freddie Freeman won the award Thursday, earning 28 out of 30 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Freeman..." November 13

  • Freddie Freeman's MVP boosts his Hall of Fame case

    CBS Sports "Back in May, we had no idea when -- or even if -- baseball would return for the 2020 season. As such, I was left sitting around and pondering things like how much the shortened season would impact current players who might be in the process of putting together a Hall of Fame resume. One of..." November 13

  • Freddie Freeman goes from coronavirus to NL MVP after stellar 2020 season

    Yahoo! Sports "For most of his MLB career, Freddie Freeman has been in the MVP conversation. This year, he is the conversation. On Thursday, the Atlanta Braves first baseman was officially named the Most Valuable Player in the National League. He’s the fourth Braves player to win the award..." November 12