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The Bowden Big Board: Top 10 first basemen

The Big Board is a look at players from across the league at key points in the season: in the spring, at the trade deadline and in the offseason. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting the top players at every position — for whenever baseball resumes. First up is the first basemen who will make an impact.

1. Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves

Age: 30 B: L T: R Height: 6-5 Weight: 221

2019 Stats:Slash line: .295/.389/.549 HR: 38 RBI: 121 SB: 6 WAR: 4.0 OPS+: 136

Statcast:Avg. Exit Velo: 90.0 Hard Hit%: 42.6 wOBA: .388 xwOBA: .401 Barrel%: 11.9Fld%: .996 DRS: 1 UZR: -4.5 Def: -16.2

Career accomplishments: Four-time All-Star; Gold Glove; Silver Slugger; twice Top 5 MVP.

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