FANTASY PLAYER UPDATES & NEWS

Freddie Freeman(knee) has a day of rest on Thursday and expected to be back in the lineup on Friday.

Freeman is having a career year with a slash line of .308/.386/.472 16 home runs and 85 RBI. Freeman is on pace for over 100 RBI and 20 home runs. Granted it is only Freeman's fourth year in the league, but it would be the first time he has hit over .282, which he did in 2011 after hitting just .259 last season. ANALYST: Michael Pichan