“Re-Sign Freddie Freeman”- Atlanta Braves Star Makes a Bold Request to Club After MLB World Series 2021

Published 11/06/2021, 10:45 AM EDT
Nov 5, 2021; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson speaks during the World Series championship rally at Truist Park. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports


When fans think about the Atlanta Braves today, Freddie Freeman undoubtedly pops up in those thoughts. Since joining them in 2010, the 32-year-old established himself as a fan favorite with terrific displays in the diamond.

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After twelve seasons with the Braves, Freeman finally won the World Series when they beat the Houston Astros in the best-of-seven series this week. While he basks in the glory of his success, he also faces the reality of becoming a free agent for the first time since joining the Braves.

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Yesterday, the Braves held a parade to celebrate their first World Series win in 26 years. While addressing their fans in Truist Park, shortstop Dansby Swanson made a short and sweet statement to the front office.

Dansby Swanson calls on the Atlanta Braves to re-sign Freddie Freeman

Despite having the worst record of all teams in the MLB playoffs this year, the Braves put on incredible performances in the postseason. Prior to the World Series, they beat the Milwaukee Brewers and stunned the defending World Series champions, the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS.

Although they lost stars like Ronald Acuña Jr. to injury, they outclassed the Houston Astros in the Fall Classic. Swanson was one among many Braves stars who took the World Series by storm, smashing crucial home runs during the best-of-seven series.

Following a glorious parade in Atlanta, the Braves arrived in Truist Park, where they addressed their fans. During his speech, Swanson threw caution to the wind and requested management to ensure they re-sign Freeman following the expiration of his previous deal. He said“The other thing, it might get me in trouble. But re-sign Freddie!

 

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“Everyone Knows How My Heart Is” – Freddie Freeman Addresses His Future After Atlanta Braves World Series 2021 Win

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Will Freeman re-sign with the Braves?

In 2014, Freeman signed an eight-year, $135million extension with the Braves following his first four seasons for the Braves. Although that deal expired after the Braves’ incredible World Series victory,

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Nov 5, 2021; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman speaks during the World Series championship rally at Truist Park. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Despite becoming a free agent, Freeman admitted he only wants to play for the Braves in the MLB. It’s often rare to have a player display this level of loyalty and consistently deliver world-class performances. While the details need ironing out, Braves fans will hope management can find a suitable contract to tie down one of their top stars.

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Sanket Nair

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Sanket Nair is an F1 & US Sports Author at EssentiallySports. He began following F1 since 2010, which made him an instant Sebastian Vettel fan. His favorite tracks on the calendar include Spa-Francorchamps, Monaco and Monza.

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