Dodgers star Freddie Freeman grabs 2,000th career hit in loss to Astros

Los Angeles Dodgers star Freddie Freeman joined the elusive 2,000-hit membership on Sunday afternoon.

Freeman hit an RBI double within the eighth inning of the Dodgers’ 6-5 loss to the Houston Astros in Los Angeles, which formally made him the sixth energetic participant with at the least 2,000 profession hits.

Miguel Cabrera, Joey Votto, Nelson Cruz, Elvis Andrus and Andrew McCutchen are the 5 different energetic gamers in Main League Baseball with at the least 2,000 hits. Astros star Jose Altuve is the following closest within the league, simply 39 hits away.

Although Freeman reached a brand new milestone in his profession on Sunday, he’s not even midway to Pete Rose’s report of 4,256 profession hits. Cabrera is the energetic chief with 3,119 hits, however he’s solely No. 22 on the all-time listing.

Freeman can also be one among simply 98 gamers in MLB historical past with at the least 2,000 hits and 300 residence runs. He is one among 4 energetic gamers, together with Votto, Cruz and Cabrera, to have achieved that feat.

Freddie Freeman is one among simply six energetic gamers with 2,000 or extra profession hits. (Harry How/Getty Pictures)

Freeman’s double within the eighth inning sparked a comeback for the Dodgers, although it fell simply brief in the long run. Will Smith hit a house run to get Freeman in and tie up the sport, which pressured additional innings. It wasn’t till Alex Bregman hit an RBI single within the eleventh inning that the Astros pulled forward to take the win.

Freeman is within the second 12 months of a six-year, $162 million cope with the Dodgers. The 33-year-old has 95 hits, 14 residence runs and 47 RBI thus far this season, his second in Los Angeles after spending the primary 12 years of his profession with the Atlanta Braves.

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