Freddie Freeman has an .849 SLG Over the Last 30 Days

Bryant, Dozier, Gary Sanchez, and Charlie Blackmon have been some of the best hitters in baseball in the few weeks before September, but no one has been hotter than Freddie Freeman.

Over the past 30 days:
27 G, 11 HR, 31 R, 28 RBI, 24.6% BB% (just 15% K%), hitting .376/.532/.849 with .547 wOBA.

That’s about as hot as it gets, and it’s vaulted Freeman to a YTD wOBA Of .398 with 29 HR (already a career high). That’s 7.5 P/G (FGPTS) with 1,007 PTS, good for 2nd among 1B (just behind Bryant) YTD.

Freeman turns just 27 y/o next week (9/12/16). He’s owned for an average price of $27 in Ottoneu, and now looks like a rock solid keeper even in the $40 range.

He’s making a little less contact this year than in the past (and 24.4% K% would be career high), but hitting the ball harder than at any other time, too. His HR/FB rate is elevated a bit (19% vs. 15% career), but his biggest gains look like they are coming from hitting far fewer GB (30% vs. 37% career).

Freeman wasn’t very good in April/May, and since the Braves also stink this year, it’s possible he was somewhat under the radar early in the season. He’s been a monster since June, and with Ortiz retiring it looks like Freeman has pushed himself in that same top tier next year with Rizzo, Goldy, and Votto.