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Freese carries Eugene on his bat

David Freese

EUGENE- Down 10-9 with two outs and the bases loaded in the seventh inning, the Eugene Emeralds sent the appropriate man to the plate.                        

The man was third baseman David Freese, the Northwest League leader in RBIs, who drilled a base-clearing double down the left field line on a 3-1 pitch to propel the Emeralds to a 12-10 victory against the league's top team, the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, on Monday night. "I knew the pitcher wasn't going to give me anything to hit right off the bat," Freese, a ninth-round selection out of South... Recommended Stories

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