David Freese went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and a run scored against the Astros on Thursday.
Freese enjoyed his second multi-hit game in a row and third in his last five. Unfortunately, this little surge at the plate has only brought his average up to .246 on the year. That, coupled with just three home runs 24 RBI puts him on the lower end of production for third basemen, even in a year where most at the position seem to be struggling. In truth though, this may really be where Freese is at production-wise. He had a nice year in 2012 and had some nice post-season heroics, but he's not really a 20-HR guy at all and while he may hit for a higher average in the second half, you're simply not going to be able to rely on him to be some power-hitting third baseman for your team.
Analyst: Howard Bender View Profile