Freddie Freeman

Freddie Freeman

1B - LA
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220 lbs
Age: 34
College: None
Los Angeles Dodgers

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Sports IllustratedFreddie Freeman Relieved He Doesn't Have to Face New Dodgers Teammate Yoshinobu Yamamoto

Yamamoto left Freeman shaking his head.

Source: Sports Illustrated
Sunday, Feb 18, 2024

The ScoreDodgers' Freeman: Yamamoto has 'some crazy stuff'

Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Freddie Freeman was left in awe after facing his new teammate Yoshinobu Yamamoto in live batting practice."That's some crazy stuff. I'm glad he's on our team," Freeman said Saturday, according to Steve Stockmar of "Control like I've never seen."The seven-time All-Star added: "I was like, 'What is going on?'" Yoshinobu Yamamoto's first live BP? Electric. Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) February 17, 2024 Yamamoto, who signed a record 12-year, $325-million contract in December without throwing a single pitch in the majors, also got a standing ovation from Mookie Betts, according to Stockmar."It was good for me to have the opportunity to face the actual hitters," Yamamoto said through his interpreter. "I think this is not the best yet, and I'm going to keep adjusting with what I need to and it's going to keep getting better."The 25-year-old right-hander authored a 70-29 record with a 1.82 ERA and 922 strikeouts across 897 innings over seven years with Nippon Professional Baseball's Orix Buffaloes. He captured the Sawamura Award three times as Japan's top hurler.Copyright © 2024 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.

Source: The Score
Sunday, Feb 18, 2024

FOX SportsYoshinobu Yamamoto leaves Dodgers teammates awestruck with 'incredible' first session

After facing Yoshinobu Yamamoto for the first time Saturday, a stupefied Freddie Freeman said the Japanese ace's record contract "makes a whole lot of sense."

Source: FOX Sports
Saturday, Feb 17, 2024

Yahoo SportsDespite superstar additions, Dodgers still feeling 'sting' of last year's NLDS sweep

First baseman Freddie Freeman says the pain remains from the Dodgers' early elimination in the 2023 playoffs.

Source: Yahoo Sports
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2024

Bleacher ReportMLB State of the Position 2024: Every Team's 5-Year Plan at First Base

Some of baseball's biggest stars call first base home, with Freddie Freeman, Matt Olson, Pete Alonso, Paul Goldschmidt and Vladimir Guerrero Jr., and

Source: Bleacher Report
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2024