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Freddie Freeman (1B)

Atlanta Braves - 100% owned

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Bats: L, Throws: R

He hit his third double of the season today and increased in batting average to .283. He has an excellent wOBA of .411 on the season.

Fantasy Impact: Freeman is just cruising along and getting better each day. He and Markakis are making the most of the lineup and doing remarkably well.

 

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The home run came off of R.A. Dickey in the third with one on-base. It's clear Freeman is starting to see the ball better and thus, becoming more productive at the plate.

Fantasy Impact: Freeman owners are smiling today and enjoying the benefits of having him on their teams. Still, unless Freeman has consistent protection around him in the lineup, it could be an average year for the guy who is good enough to earn the MVP award, if only on a more consistent team.

 

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He hit it off of Brett Cecil in the eighth inning and the Braves went on to win 8-7. Freeman ended the night going 1-for-4 with two RBI. He now has a slash line of .231/.286/.513 with three homer's and six RBI on the season.

Fantasy Impact: Despite the low average, he owns a very favorable .345 wOBA on the season. Freeman stands to have a good year, which could become great if he gets protection from those around him in the lineup.

 

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It was Freeman's second home run of the year. He has started out a little slow, hitting only .250 on the young season.

Fantasy Impact: Freeman will be fine as long as he gets some protection in the lineup. Otherwise, it'll just be a so-so year for him.

 

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It was his first home run of the year. The Braves are rocking a 5-0 record and Freeman is just hitting his groove. His batting average is now at .333 on the young season.

Fantasy Impact: Freeman is striking out a bit, in 21 at-bats he has struck out seven times. Aside from that it's all systems go for 'Hugs' but owners need to monitor how others around him in the lineup are doing. If he lacks adequate protection, his numbers will suffer.

 

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Freeman went 5-for-13 in the first series of the season and seems primed for an excellent year.

Fantasy Impact: If the hitters around him in the lineup can offer some protection then the sky is the limit for Freddie. He's a MVP type player who is the best hitter on an otherwise sub-par team. Baseball is a funny game and so far, the Braves are playing well. Might be an interesting year.

 

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He had two doubles, two RBI, and two runs scored in the lopsided 12-2 victory over the Marlins. Freeman also had two strikeouts.

Fantasy Impact: Freeman is the lone offensive star of the club and the concern has been about Freddie getting hittable pitches. That may become a real concern later but for now the lowly Braves are 2-0 and having fun.

 

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He ends the Grapefruit campaign with five doubles and three home runs in 59 at-bats. With an OPS over .900 he also is generating excitement in anticipation of a great year.

Fantasy Impact: Freeman is the type of hitter that has the ability to generate MVP numbers. The question is who will protect him in the lineup? He will have to be patient at the plate this year and if so, his numbers will make fantasy owners very happy in 2015.

 

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He sports a .390 batting average and a .490 OBP along with a sweet 1.124 OPS. Freeman would be an MVP candidate if he had good batters around him but the Braves re-tooled and now Freddie sits unprotected unless others step up.

Fantasy Impact: He is a destination player who will have a good year regardless of the Braves. Don't be afraid to draft him, just temper your elation with the facts that are facing such an anemic lineup.

 

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It's just spring, but hope springs eternal in Braves camp with Freeman leading the way. In 34 at bats this spring, he has an OBP of .500 and an OPS of 1.176. He also has six SOs along with eight walks. In addition, he has four doubles and two home runs, sporting a batting average of .382.

Fantasy Impact: Everybody expects this from Freeman, and he will have a good year. But how good of a year he has depends greatly on those around him in the lineup. The Braves are going small ball on us because they have no other choice. Freddie will hit home runs, but it's the doubles that intrigue me. New hitting coach Kevin Seitzer is doing a great job, and will emphasize hitting liners but if Freddie doesn't have adequate protection around him, it's unlikely he'll see very many good pitches this year.

 

Freeman would be an MVP candidate if the Braves had better talent around him, but he has just raked this spring in spite of the obstacles. In 22 ABs, he has a .409 BA, a .519 OBP, and a 1.337 OPS. He also has three doubles, two HRs, and seven RBIs.

Fantasy Impact: The thing to keep in mind about Freeman is will he see good pitches in the regular season. The Braves have no one to protect him in the lineup, unless the young players step up mightily and have good years.

 

Freeman homered, doubled, and knocked in three runs today against the Nationals.

Fantasy Impact: Freeman's value is a bit diminished due to the reboot of the roster that GM John Hart engineered this offseason. He will not see good pitches once the regular season begins and thus will be limited in production this year. Still, he is in line to have a decent year, just not a monster one.

 

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