Braves slugger Freddie Freeman again lands on DL
ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has again landed on the disabled list, this time with an oblique injury.
Freeman was injured fouling off a ball Monday against the Giants and was removed from the game. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said the two-time All-Star is on his way to Orlando to rehab the injury and will return as soon as possible. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday.
Freeman missed 30 games earlier this season with a wrist injury and the Braves went 13-17. In 76 games, he is batting .284 with 14 home runs and 45 RBIs.
The Braves also placed right-handed relief pitcher Jason Frasor on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder.
The Braves recalled first baseman Joey Terdoslavich and rookie right-hander Ryan Kelly from Triple-A Gwinnett.