2019 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Freddie Freeman
Colby Conway takes a closer look at the Atlanta Braves first baseman to let fantasy baseball owners know what to expect during the 2019 MLB season.
All Freddie Freeman does is produce for his fantasy owners. He has played in 158 or more games in two of the past three years, including playing in all 162 games for the second time in his career last season for the Atlanta Braves. At just 29 years old, Freeman is on the right side of 30 entering his 10th season with the Braves. Aside from a few unfortunate injuries in prior seasons, Freeman has been a beacon of consistency at not only the first base position, but fantasy baseball as a whole.
Freeman has at least 23 home runs and a .300+ batting average in each of the past three seasons, and four times in the past six seasons. While he hasn’t exceeded 100 RBI since 2013, he’s topped 90 RBI in two of the past three seasons, and another full season in the Atlanta offense should give Freeman every opportunity to reach the 100 RBI plateau. Finding high average guys at the first base position is far from a walk in the park.
In 2016, three first baseman hit over .300 (Joey Votto ,...