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Dodgers react to addition of Freddie Freeman

Dodgers react to addition of Freddie Freeman

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Clayton Kershaw and Justin Turner were going through Twitter. Austin Barnes was scrolling on Instagram. Max Muncy got word from his wife. Trea Turner and AJ Pollock were getting their phones blown up by friends.

All of them got the same news.

Freddie Freeman is coming to the Dodgers.

“Excited is probably an understatement,” Justin Turner said. “Obviously, there’s been a lot of buildup and a lot of talk and a lot of anticipation as to what was going to happen. To finally see it go down and be official last night was — I slept really good.”

Freeman’s six-year, $162 million deal isn’t actually official yet. That’s just mostly because Freeman still has to go through a physical, a normal step in the process. But once Freeman is officially a Dodger over the next 24 hours, Los Angeles will have one of the best lineups — at least on paper — in recent memory.

With Freeman in the fold, the Dodgers are set to have four former MVPs on their roster. They’re…

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