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Freddie Freeman signing with Dodgers in free agency

Freddie Freeman signing with Dodgers in free agency

Report: Freddie Freeman agrees to six-year deal with Dodgers originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

The Los Angeles Dodgers have made a massive free-agent splash.

Los Angeles reached an agreement with former Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman on a six-year, $162 million deal, according to ESPN’s Kiley McDaniel and Jeff Passan.

A second-round draft pick of the Braves in 2007, Freeman has spent his entire career in Atlanta. Across 12 big-league seasons, he’s made five All-Star Games, won three Silver Slugger awards and claimed the 2020 National League MVP.

In 2021, Freeman hit .300/.393/.503 with 31 home runs and 83 RBIs while helping the Braves win their fourth consecutive NL East title, despite the team being without superstar Ronald Acuna Jr. for the final two-plus months of the regular season. Then, in the playoffs, Freeman hit .304/.420/.625 with five homers and 11 RBIs as the Braves captured the franchise’s first world championship since 1995.

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