|Jan. 28 6:22 PM PT7:22 PM MT8:22 PM CT9:22 PM ET21:22 ET2:22 GMT10:22 7:22 PM MST9:22 PM EST9:52 PM VEN6:22 UAE (+1)8:22 PM CT-A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that third baseman David Freese has avoided arbitration with the Los Angeles Angels, agreeing to a one-year deal for $6.425 million.
Analysis: Freese batted .260 in his first season with the Angels, getting off to a weak start in his first AL season before finishing with 10 homers and 55 RBIs. He filled a long-standing hole at third base for the Angels, who finished with the majors' best record and won the AL West title.
|Aug. 1 2:00 PM PT3:00 PM MT4:00 PM CT5:00 PM ET17:00 ET21:00 GMT5:00 2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST4:30 PM VEN1:00 UAE (+1)4:00 PM CT-Freese matched a career high with four hits in Thursday's 1-0, 13-inning win at Baltimore.
Analysis: Freese's four hits matched his total from the previous 10 games. His stock isn't very high right now despite his big day.
|July 28 2:45 PM PT3:45 PM MT4:45 PM CT5:45 PM ET17:45 ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST5:15 PM VEN1:45 UAE (+1)4:45 PM CT-Freese went deep in Sunday's 2-1 win over Detroit.
Analysis: Freese is 3 for 22 with just one RBI and 10 strikeouts over the last seven games. Fantasy owners could surely do better.
|July 20 4:43 PM PT5:43 PM MT6:43 PM CT7:43 PM ET19:43 ET23:43 GMT7:43 4:43 PM MST6:43 PM EST7:13 PM VEN3:43 UAE (+1)6:43 PM CT-Freese went deep in Saturday's 3-2, 12-inning loss to Seattle.
Analysis: Freese is batting .348 with 16 RBIs over a 20-game stretch.
|June 29 10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET13:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST12:30 PM VEN21:00 UAE12:00 PM CT-Freese had a nice fantasy effort Saturday.
Analysis: Freese had three hits and drove in three runs although he is still batting .238.
|May 2 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-The Los Angeles Angels have reinstated Freese from the 15-day disabled list and optioned rookie infielder Luis Jimenez to Triple-A Salt Lake.
Analysis: Freese missed 16 games because of a non-displaced fracture in the middle finger of his right hand, an injury that occurred when he was hit by a pitch from Texas' Colby Lewis on May 2 at Angel Stadium. In three rehab games with Salt Lake, the 2011 World Series MVP was 2-for-10 with two home runs, four RBI and four walks.
|Apr. 18 3:55 PM PT4:55 PM MT5:55 PM CT6:55 PM ET18:55 ET22:55 GMT6:55 3:55 PM MST5:55 PM EST6:25 PM VEN2:55 UAE (+1)5:55 PM CT-Freese wasn't in Friday's lineup against Detroit.
Analysis: Freese is dealing with tightness in his right quad.
|Apr. 16 9:18 AM PT10:18 AM MT11:18 AM CT12:18 PM ET12:18 ET16:18 GMT0:18 9:18 AM MST11:18 AM EST11:48 AM VEN20:18 UAE11:18 AM CT-Freese went 2 for 4 Tuesday.
Analysis: Freese is scuffling with a .465 OPS so maybe this will get him going.
|Feb. 3 2:03 PM PT3:03 PM MT4:03 PM CT5:03 PM ET17:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)4:03 PM CT-Freese and reliever Kevin Jepsen have reached arbitration deals with the Los Angeles Angels.
Analysis: Freese will make $5.05 million in his first season with the Angels, who acquired the former World Series MVP from St. Louis in the offseason. He asked for $6 million, and Los Angeles offered $4.1 million.