The Freddie Freeman era in Atlanta seems to be over.
According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, the Braves have signed a deal with Oakland Athletics to acquire left-handed player Matt Olson. The 27-year-old is having an odd season as a 5.9 WAR (win on substitution) level player, hitting 39 home runs, 111 RBIs and an OPS+ of 153 (average). of the tournament is 100).
The A received four prospects in return, notably No 1 midfielder Cristian Pache, a 23-year-old right-hander who will start immediately in Oakland to kick off the season.
Braves enter the free agency start phase – post MLB key with sixth short odds to repeat as World Series champion in 2022, just behind the Dodgers, Padres and Mets in the National League with +1100. Oakland starts free agency at +3000 WynnBET Sportsbook There are currently no futures odds rising for Major League Baseball while some notable deals, free agent signings and other deals are in progress.
The first 32-year-old remains one of the most consistent two-way players in the game. He had a 4.7 WAR season hitting the .300 mark with 120 runs scored, 31 home runs and an OPS+ of 133.
The LA Dodgers, who lost Corey Seager to the Texas Rangers could look to replace his left-handed production job with a move for Freeman. The Chicago Cubs, while undergoing rebuilding, will likely take over Freeman for his stability and leadership as the team looks to accelerate the process. Other notable teams interested in his service could include the Mets as well as the Yankees and Red Sox.
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