Atlanta Braves

Freddie Freeman fires agents that negotiated his Braves departure, ESPN reports

Los Angeles, Ca — On the heels of his “very emotional” return to Atlanta, after signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers this past offseason, Freddie Freeman has fired his agents, who facilitated his departure, according to ESPN.

Freeman and the Braves parted ways in the offseason after 15 years with the organization, prompting the team to trade for Matt Olson, with Freeman signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Excel Sports Management, the agency that Freeman parted ways with on Tuesday, helped Freeman negotiate the six years and $162 million contract that brought Freeman to his new team.

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Freeman, 32, was emotional when he addressed the Atlanta media before returning to Truist Park and remained so throughout the weekend series.

“Last weekend in Atlanta was a very emotional time for me and my family,” Freeman said to “I am working through some issues with my longtime agents at Excel. My representation remains a fluid situation and I will update if needed.”

Freeman is currently listed as self-represented, according to ESPN.

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