The Atlanta Braves announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with first baseman Freddie Freeman on an eight-year contract.
The contract runs through the 2021 season. Financial terms were not announced.
"Freddie has established himself as one of the best young talents in the game," said Braves Executive Vice President and General Manager Frank Wren. "We are excited to sign one of our own homegrown players to a contract that will keep him in a Braves uniform for the next eight seasons."
Freeman, 24, has posted averages of 150 games played, 82 runs scored, 31 doubles, 22 home runs and 93 RBIs over the last three seasons (2011-13). He has played in 471 career games, with a .285 batting average, 250 runs, 68 homers and 280 RBIs.
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