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Sam FreemanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Atlanta Braves MLB Years: 2012-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League

PositionsP-541, RF-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSamuel Douglas Freeman
Height5-11Weight170BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 24,1987 [31.172]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolHebron (Carrollton,TX)
CollegeNorth Central Texas College (Gainesville,TX), University of Kansas (Lawrence,KS)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 32nd round (965th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 24th round (742nd overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsJoe AlmarazService Time3.066 (2017)
MLB DebutJune 1,2012 [24.343]
OrganizationsSLN [6] ATL [2] MIL [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID129237Retrosheet IDfrees001MLBAM ID518693
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (43.49%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (17.57%) -- Splitter (17.21%) -- Curveball (8.79%) -- Changeup (6.63%) -- Slider (5.58%) -- Cutter (0.72%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 95.19 - [2017] - 95.22 - [2016] - 94.09 - [2015] - 93.88 - [2014] - 93.53 - [2013] - 95.15 - [2012] - 93.39
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts63Walks26Hittable59SO/BB36vsPower59Hitting0Durability55Team.511Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008KansasBig12NCAA-1Jr33S/R21418.531376000031.2453130420202202.0512.791.145.685.681.00.800-
2008Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-Rel21414.44200200010224.0251712312344001.529.251.114.4412.582.83.800-
2008Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln22Rel21000.0010100002.00000140000.50----4.5018.004.00--
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0414.10210210010226.0251712313384001.448.541.034.4412.992.92.800-
2009Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln14Rel22211.64260260013133.01876013302000.944.91--3.558.182.31.667-
2009Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln-Rel22013.5215015006123.01999614172001.437.432.355.486.651.21.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0222.41410410019256.0371615627474001.145.950.964.347.551.74.500-
2011Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln-Rel24004.0070700209.08540470001.338.00--4.007.001.75--
2011Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln12Rel24223.03520520025359.0532820528523101.378.040.764.257.891.86.500-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0223.16590590027368.0613324532593101.368.030.664.217.771.84.500-
2012Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln12Rel25131.5615015008117.0125314122000.926.230.522.086.233.00.250-
2012Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln48Rel25222.0827027006030.02577312272001.227.420.893.568.012.25.500-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0351.89420420014147.2371210416394001.116.990.763.027.362.44.375-
2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln61Rel25025.4024024007020.0171312210180001.357.650.904.508.101.80.0004.10
2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln12Rel26722.97490490017269.2572523427663001.217.360.523.498.532.44.778-
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln71Rel26102.1913013002012.08330582001.055.84--3.655.841.601.0002.97
2014Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln11Rel27013.5416016008020.02512817264001.5711.070.443.1011.513.71.000-
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln71Rel27202.6144044009038.0341311219353001.398.050.474.508.291.841.0003.47
2015Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex44Rel28001.1380800208.05110680001.385.63--6.759.001.33--
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex71Rel28003.05540540010038.0311313425400001.467.280.945.879.391.60-4.36
2016Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAmil15Rel29215.2030327004255.0633432428463001.6410.250.654.557.481.64.667-
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil51Rel290012.9170700407.21311112981002.8715.262.3510.579.390.89-7.97
2017Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl26Rel30310.87909004110.05211680001.064.350.875.236.971.33.750-
2017Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl39Rel30202.5558058005060.0481917327592001.257.200.454.058.852.191.0003.19
2018Rome BravesSALAatlRel310013.5010100000.21110211004.5013.50--27.0013.500.50--
2018Gwinnett StripersILAAAatlRel31100.0020200002.01000230001.504.50--9.0013.501.501.000-
2018Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0103.3730300002.22110441002.256.75--13.5013.501.001.000-
2018Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl39Rel31354.2963063004050.0412624332584001.457.330.545.7210.371.81.3750.38
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter873.61263026300410225.219298911612722612001.417.620.645.048.971.78.5330.60
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter24153.1327832750010513362.23171531272816634126101.327.820.694.108.422.05.615-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter1573.31141313800415194.01818172138818412001.378.310.604.048.452.09.682-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter362.89820820039599.28442321246817101.307.591.084.157.311.76.333-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter212.05340340015144.0261210018412001.005.32--3.688.392.28.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0013.5010100000.21110211004.5013.50--27.0013.500.50--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter414.44200200010224.0251712312344001.529.251.114.4412.582.83.800-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter418.531376000031.2453130420202202.0512.791.145.685.681.00.800-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter553.3412101210090110.08945416591176001.347.260.494.819.541.98.500-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter323.33810810018070.0592926434615001.327.550.514.357.811.79.600-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.05540540010038.0311313425400001.467.280.945.879.391.60--
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0012.9170700407.21311112981002.8715.262.3510.579.390.89--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings873.61255025500400220.018695881612321912001.417.620.645.048.971.78.5330.60
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1493.13168216600638220.019192771710020616101.327.820.694.108.422.05.609-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln12p24251000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.34750.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln12p26295120000000101000.400.400.400.800206.500.000.000.3550.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2016Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAmil15p29205110000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1760.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2017Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl39p30542000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2018Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3931591000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1333000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7411230000001301000.273.333.273.6063013.375.000.091.0007.6923.083.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4910230000000301000.300.300.300.6003011.429.000.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter251000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1133000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16224470000002702000.273.333.273.6067028.375.000.091.0007.6923.083.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln21P20--121143.7500.15------20100.030.3
2008Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln21P1---------------1100.00.7
2009Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln22P26--27--991.0000.35------26100.018.8
2009Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln22P15--25-2771.0000.47------15100.010.7
2011Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln24P7--12--331.0000.43------7100.05.1
2011Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln24P52--63--991.0000.17------52100.037.1
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln25P15--311-54.8000.27------15100.010.9
2012Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln25P27--23--551.0000.19------27100.018.8
2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P24-20-31-43.7500.130.151-100.0-24100.014.8
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26P49--129312421.8750.43------49100.034.0
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P13-12-31-43.7500.230.25-----13100.08.0
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln27P16--241-76.8570.38------16100.011.2
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P44-3849--13131.0000.300.341150.0-44100.027.2
2015Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex28P8---1--111.0000.13------8100.05.6
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex28P54-3815--661.0000.110.163175.0-54100.033.3
2016Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAmil29P30---10121110.9090.33------30100.021.7
2016Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAmil29RF1---------------303.30.7
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29P7-7-11-21.5000.140.14-----7100.04.3
2017Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl30P9---2--221.0000.22------9100.06.3
2017Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30P58-6026-1881.0000.140.132-100.0-58100.035.8
2018Rome Braves SALAatl31P1---------------1100.00.7
2018Gwinnett Stripers ILAAAatl31P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2018Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31P63-5028-210101.0000.160.204180.0-63100.038.9
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P263-225935334744.9360.170.2011378.6-2630.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P141--1630535146.9020.33------1410.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P82--119122120.9520.24------820.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P34--39--12121.0000.35------340.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P20--121143.7500.15------200.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln2120----------
2008Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln211----------
2009Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln2226----------
2009Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln2215----------
2011Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln247----------
2011Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln2452----------
2012Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln2515----------
2012Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2527----------
2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2524----------
2013Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2649----------
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2613----------
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2716----------
2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2744----------
2015Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex288----------
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex2854----------
2016Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAmil2930-------1--
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil297----------
2017Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl309----------
2017Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3058----------
2018Rome Braves SALAatl311----------
2018Gwinnett Stripers ILAAAatl312----------
2018Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3163----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2012Surprise SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor25003.8670700507.01163018001.7114.140.001.2910.298.007.71.000
2012St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB250010.1230300002.2533041004.0916.870.0013.503.370.2510.12.000
2013St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB260027.0020200001.1344020004.5520.250.0013.500.000.0027.00.000
2014St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27002.8470700106.1622047001.648.530.005.689.951.752.84.000
2014St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB2700null10100000.0000020000----------0.00null.000
2015Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28009.0080800107.01497054302.7118.000.006.435.140.8011.57.000
2016Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29005.6860600116.1844061102.3011.370.008.531.420.175.68.000
2017Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB300154.0020200001.0666021008.0054.000.0018.009.000.5054.00.000
2018Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.0080800008.2300039100.733.120.003.129.353.000.00.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs003.8670700507.01163018001.7114.140.001.2910.298.007.71.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs017.0236036003133.345282602623502.1312.150.007.026.210.887.56.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs00null10100000.000002000----------0.00null.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-08-19RPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL31.056Team Roster on 2018-08-19
2018-08-14RPAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab31.051Team Roster on 2018-08-14
2018-08-11RPAtlanta BravesRome (A)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Rome (A) for rehab31.048Team Roster on 2018-08-11
2018-07-30RPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left shoulder inflammation31.036Team Roster on 2018-07-30
2018-01-11RPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($1.075m) [Avoids arbitration]30.201Team Roster on 2018-01-11
2017-05-04RPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors29.315Team Roster on 2017-05-04
2017-04-06RPAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA)29.287Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2016-10-20RPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.118Team Roster on 2016-10-20
2016-10-02RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent29.100  
2016-05-19RPMilwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)28.330Team Roster on 2016-05-19
2016-05-11RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors28.322Team Roster on 2016-05-11
2016-05-10RPMilwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)28.321Team Roster on 2016-05-10
2016-05-04RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment28.315Team Roster on 2016-05-04
2016-04-05RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Rangers to Brewers for cash28.286Team Roster on 2016-04-05
2015-05-14RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors27.325Team Roster on 2015-05-14
2015-04-17RPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)27.298Team Roster on 2015-04-17
2015-04-16RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.297Team Roster on 2015-04-16
2015-04-05RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.286Team Roster on 2015-04-05
2015-03-29RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Cardinals to Rangers for future considerations27.279Team Roster on 2015-03-29
2014-05-24RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)26.335Team Roster on 2014-05-24
2014-05-20RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)26.331Team Roster on 2014-05-20
2014-05-13RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)26.324Team Roster on 2014-05-13
2014-04-12RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)26.293Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-23RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors26.273Team Roster on 2014-03-23
2013-08-30RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)26.067Team Roster on 2013-08-30
2013-08-17RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Memphis (AAA)26.054Team Roster on 2013-08-17
2013-08-08RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)26.045Team Roster on 2013-08-08
2013-03-26RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Memphis (AAA)25.276Team Roster on 2013-03-26
2012-09-01RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)25.069Team Roster on 2012-09-01
2012-06-30RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Memphis (AAA)25.006Team Roster on 2012-06-30
2012-06-01RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)24.343Team Roster on 2012-06-01
2012-05-25PSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YMinors--24.336Team Roster on 2012-05-25
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2012St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25480,000-76038-2,954,887480,000480,000
2013St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll26490,000-77531-3,023,990490,000970,000
2014St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll27500,000-79436-3,256,497500,0001,470,000
2015Texas RangersTeam Payroll28507,5002.0578444-3,571,283507,5001,977,500
2016Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll29520,7002.08760013343,498,245507,5002,498,200
2017Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll30535,0003.06681932-3,651,709535,0003,033,2002016-10-20 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2018Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll311,075,000-42011484,360,045545,0004,108,2002018-01-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($1.075m) [Avoids arbitration]
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red