View single post by lobo316
 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 02:06 am
PM Quote Reply Full Topic

Joined: Sun Oct 14th, 2007
Location: Raptorville
Posts: 44264
Freddie Freeman etched his name into the Atlanta Braves​​​' record books Wednesday evening.

The first baseman hit a solo home run off Washington Nationals starter Joe Ross in the third inning to reach base safely in 12 consecutive plate appearances, becoming the only player in franchise history to do so. Freeman surpassed Jeff Burroughs' record of 11-straight plate appearances set in 1978.

Freeman's record-setting long ball traveled 420 feet, according to Statcast, and was his sixth of the 2017 campaign.

The 27-year-old's streak would end in the sixth when he grounded out to begin the inning.