Freddie Freeman News Archive
Freeman's outing against the Orioles on Tuesday was his most productive since coming off the 15-day DL. He only came away with one hit after five at-bats, but the first baseman scored a run and drove in two.
Freeman will make his return to the Atlanta lineup in Sunday's game against St. Louis.
Freeman isn't in the Braves' lineup Saturday at St. Louis, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Freeman (wrist) was activated from the 15-day DL on Saturday.
Freeman (wrist) went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in his first rehab game with the GCL Braves on Friday.
Freeman (wrist) is slated to begin a rehab assignment Friday with the Braves' Gulf Coast League team.
Freeman (wrist) said Tuesday that he's hoping to return for the series opener against the Phillies on July 30, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
Freeman (wrist) took batting practice in the indoor batting cage Tuesday, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
Freeman (wrist) could begin a rehab assignment as soon as Tuesday, MLB.com reports. "He feels great," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said of Freeman on Monday. "He's trying to talk me into playing or putting him in the lineup tonight. We'll get a plan in place to get him out, get him some at-bats and get him some games under his belt. How many games or at-bats we'll figure out [later]."
Freeman revealed Sunday that he received two more cortisone shots in his ailing wrist and had additional fluid drained from his hand, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.