Skip to content

David Freese suffers non-displaced fracture in finger on HBP, hopes to avoid DL

May 3, 2014, 3:28 PM EDT

David Freese AP AP

According to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com, Angels third baseman David Freese was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture in his right middle finger after he was hit by a pitch from Colby Lewis in last night’s game against the Rangers. You can watch the play here.

Freese said after the game that he hopes to avoid a stint on the disabled list, but it will all depend on how he feels over the next couple of days.

“It’s going to be one of those things where I’ll come in tomorrow and the next day and see where I’m at,” Freese said. “If you’re going to get a slight fracture, it’s in a good spot. I guess that’s a positive way to look at it. We’ll know more tomorrow and the next day, how I react.”

Acquired from the Cardinals over the winter, Freese is batting .202/.266/.286 with two home runs, eight RBI, and a 27/6 K/BB ratio over 94 plate appearances this season. The injury is a tough break, as the 31-year-old finally started to show signs of life over the past few days.

  1. sfm073 - May 3, 2014 at 6:44 PM

    The year of the injured finger.

Leave Comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Not a member? Register now!

Featured video

Giants, Royals took unique paths to WS
Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. Y. Molina (2657)
  2. T. Ishikawa (2613)
  3. M. Bumgarner (2484)
  4. J. Shields (2172)
  5. L. Cain (2121)