|Braves' Freeman hopes for more healthful season|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 16 February 2013 12:16|
The Atlanta first baseman jammed his left index finger while sliding into second base in June against Miami, an injury that prevented him from making a fist during the Braves' stretch run. He had vision problems starting in May, bothered by a burning sensation.
Despite the health setbacks, Freeman managed to play in 147 games, just a season after finishing second in NL Rookie of the Year voting. He considered laser eye surgery but for now plans to stick with contacts.