A brave first base man Freddie Freeman underwent surgery on his right (non-throwing) elbow, on a club message.
The team provided detailed detailed information on the procedure, which apparently did not involve major structural repairs. Altchek is said to have "cleaned" the joint, including "removing three fragmented loosened bodies and cleaning multiple bone spurs." This is obviously good news, as the 30-year-old remains a key gear after nine full seasons in the majors.
The Atlanta-based organization will hope that medical work will resolve the elbow discomfort that appears to have fallen out of Freeman at the end of the 201