Fort Mill, SC April 20, 2013 – Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, who is currently on the disabled list recovering from a strained right oblique, will continue a rehab assignment for the Gwinnett Braves during Saturday’s 7:15 p.m. game against the Charlotte Knights at Knights Stadium. Freeman went 0-3 with a run scored and three strikeouts on Friday.
Tickets for Saturday’s game at Knights Stadium are available for purchase by phone at 704-357-8071 ext. 2116, in-person at the Knights Stadium Box Office, or online at www.charlotteknights.com.
Freeman, 23, was hitting .412 with one home run and seven RBIs over five games this season before being placed on the disabled list on April 7. The Fountain Valley, CA native hit .259 last season with 23 home runs and 94 RBIs for the Braves. He also added 33 doubles, two triples, 64 walks, and two stolen bases.
Originally drafted by the Braves in the 2nd round of the 2007 draft, Freeman enjoyed a solid rookie campaign in 2011. In a career-high 157 games, he compiled a .282 batting average with 21 home runs and 76 RBIs. Freeman finished second in the National League Rookie of the Year voting to teammate Craig Kimbrel.
Saturday’s game features post-game fireworks, courtesy of BB&T Ballpark and News Talk 1110 WBT. The Knights Dance Team – The KnightinGals, are also scheduled to perform on Saturday.
Season Tickets are also available and they offer such benefits as a VIP parking pass, invitations to special events, and a unique unused ticket program. They are also the best way to ensure priority selection of seats at BB&T Ballpark. Call a Knights representative today for more details! Knights Baseball… Tradition Never Ends.