Dodgers star Freddie Freeman was injured on a swing at the World Baseball Classic.
Los Angeles Dodgers hope nothing serious has happened to their first All-Star baseman, Freddie Freeman, after he pulled out of the World Baseball Classic on Tuesday with a hamstring injury.
freeman, who plays for canada, was at bat when he hit a pop-up on the left side of the infield. Freeman ran awkwardly down the first baseline.
Canada noticed that something was wrong with Freeman and he was eventually pulled from the game due to “a minor hamstring injury”.
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However, this could be done out of caution. A lot of major league baseball players are playing with extra care in the World Baseball Classic because the regular season is about to start.
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Canada took care of business against Colombia to take a second win in the tournament despite losing one of their best players.
St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Tyler O’Neal filled the gap by winning 2 of 4, while Toronto Blue Jays prospect Otto Lopez hit a three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning to open the competition.
Canada entered the game hoping to win after losing 12-1 to Team USA on Monday night. The game only lasted seven innings due to a mercy rule that was in place after the USA scored nine runs in the first inning.
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freeman, California native, could play for the US team. However, he explained that deep down he feels he needs to play for Team Canada because his late mother, who died of skin cancer, was a native Canadian. His father is also a native of Canada.
The Dodgers will hold their breath as they await news of the severity of Freeman’s injury.
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Los Angeles, which has won the NL West title in nine of the last 10 seasons, including 2022, will take on Arizona Diamondbacks house opening day.