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[Highlight] Freddie Freeman hits a 2-run blast to make it 2-0 for the Braves in the first inning!

[Highlight] Freddie Freeman hits a 2-run blast to make it 2-0 for the Braves in the first inning!

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Constant_Gardner11

“Listen to this sound!!!” TBS shitty audio: *blep*


dtownchris77

Definitely not the ESPN tactical nuke


JoJoMcDerp

The good ol [ohtani howitzer](https://streamable.com/tm44u5)


scoop121

Haha I will never not love that clip. Absurd on so many levels.


KillermooseD

It’s got phenomenal commentary to go along with it which is crazy considering it’s ESPN


scoop121

Right!? I love the initial chuckle of the commentator. So authentic, you can tell he just loves the game. And is amazed at the absolute piss missile that ohtani launched


C-P-R

Favorite homer all time


nullol

I don't know how I'm just seeing it now for the first time but I have to make that my new text message sound.


C-P-R

Lol, join the club fam. We had this convo in Angels subreddit and we got instructions up there on how to do it. I can’t remember the name of the post but it is there. Just search for Ohtani and rummage through most recent posts


ChefBoyarDEZZNUTZZ

I bet it feels so satisfying to make perfect contact like that.


FinishTheFight10

https://www.reddit.com/r/Braves/comments/bu1gv9/how_i_feel_watching_espns_sunday_night_baseball/ This gets me every time


RotenTumato

That’s fucking hilarious


StereophonicWine

The sweet spot sound of a tiny shart


zjprohouse24

I laughed out loud at that. It could’ve very well just been a bunt with that noise. Nice work TBS.


CoolDude1980

Better than Joe Buck sounds effects.


PuckNutty

It really does sound like wiffle (whiffle?) ball doesn't it?


DatOtherPapaya

This did not age well.


yeahyeahyeahnice

Chris Taylor took it personally


Sour_Pancakes27

I can’t tell if people are arriving late or leaving early


Wrinkle_Tinkle

I couldn’t believe how empty it looks


Slurm818

I left for yesterdays game at 3:50. Arrived at the stadium around 5. Parked at 5:25. Arrived at my seat in the bottom of the 3rd inning. And I didnt have work that day


NevermoreSEA

I can't blame people for not showing up. I certainly wouldn't want to spend several hours surrounded by increasingly angry Dodgers fans.


lukotheboss

I think if you tried getting into dodger stadium right at game time you’d have a better understanding of why it’s a late arriving crowd


SanchosaurusRex

Yup, I like getting to the stadium 2 hours early and chilling. It’s so bad trying to get in before first pitch. I went to game 3 and that 2pm start time killed me. I snuck out of work at 1:00, got to the Ravine around 1:50, and sat in a line to the gate for like 30 minutes. Went in through Academy Gate and got stuck in that canyon moving like 3 MPH.


mattf33

its the first inning at dodger stadium what do you expect?


TheTopOfTheKey

You're a Dodgers fan and don't know the stadium doesn't get full til around the 3rd inning? come on man


DryRepresentative766

Simping for r/baseball. The most infuriating kind of dodgers fan.


hoorah9011

Yeah he definitely isn't a dodgers fan. LA traffic and parking outside the field is miserable. Sold out games don't have everyone there until like the 4th inning


AroSorth

I went to the wildcard game and missed an exit 20 minutes before game time and that added a 10-15 minute delay to get to the parking entrance. LA traffic is hell.


kingkonig

Possible he's a fan that doesn't live in the area?


hoorah9011

It's always the case for week night games that start at 5pm. Playoffs this year and every other year they've been in the playoffs...besides last year


Sour_Pancakes27

Just a fan making a joke. I understand the hour it takes just to go into the parking lot could be worse than the traffic it takes to get near the stadium


SanchosaurusRex

Definitely is as you get closer to game time. And the parking lot is so fucking chaotic.


NostrilSearingFart

That's because McCourt still co-owns the parking lots. Forever unclean!


texas1hunter

And then they take their Instagram pics and leave before the 7th


Robbinghope

Yeah wtf? If that was a tigers' game it would be packed. Fatigue from the success that they don't care to support their team in the down times?


jewaloose

It's also just after 5 on the west coast, I'm sure a lot of people are getting over after work


lukotheboss

That, and Dodger stadium traffic is notoriously terrible


CommentsOnOccasion

Like….. egregiously bad Like absolutely miserably bad I take the train to Union Station and then the Dodger Express up to Elysian Park….. I’m still always late even leaving 2 hours before


Robbinghope

That's fair. Hopefully they show up soon


Brandyn_Chase

Yesterday the stands looked relatively empty at first but eventually filled up. The fans will come


Ugadead1991

If it keeps going like this they might do a grandpa Simpson gif


jewaloose

Hopefully they show up and the Braves keep it up and TCOB and we get to see the max number of sad Dodger fans.


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themiamimarlins

imagine rooting against the team with scherzer/turner while sporting a nats flair


HEYERRAFUCKYOU

Living in AZ this is the answer


dtownchris77

Lmao still only 530 in LA. Takes 2 hours to go 10 miles


Robbinghope

Yeah I forgot the time issue. Probably should have made it a slightly later game but I know why they didn't, and I'm ok with it since I'm an old man who doesn't want to stay up late.


dtownchris77

Yeah, starting the game at 10 et would kill half the viewership


Sour_Pancakes27

LA always seems to show up late and leave early. I’m sure being down 3-1 keeps the casuals away today. Even if we were up 3-1 the stands wouldn’t be filled to start the game


yomama1211

Probably arriving late. It’s just after work there


From_My_Brain

Tickets on StubHub were being marked down from $150-$50. I think no one's arriving.


JOEYisROCKhard

Yes.


godly_mercs

#SLAP HITTER SLAPPIE SLAPMAN


OrdinaryToucan3136

How can he slap?


godly_mercs

He slaps that ass


Electric_Queen

god i wish freddie freeman would slap my ass


Zloggt

👋👋👋


JGraham1839

That noise off the bat 🥵


Bobson-_Dugnutt

Sounded like a bean bag hitting a cornhole board


Adamscottd

This guy is so awesome Just a slap hitter though btw


L3thal_Inj3ction

tbf he did slap it, just very hard


80version

He slapped the sh*t out of that ball.


RanByMyGun

HOW CAN HE SLAP


Math-U-H

I played in little league all stars with him at North Sunrise in Orange, California (and some high school ball, too). Everyone who saw him play expected him to go pro. It’s not that his stats were astronomically better than the other all stars but everything he did was so much bigger / more on point (perfect swing, always hit the ball with the meat of the bat, so casually powerful and fast with his swing—slap style is an odd way to put it, though) when he did it. I had a friend, Benji, that got Freeman to sign a ball when they were just 11 to 12 years old; maybe it was a bit of a homerun derby joke in little league, I believe (not positive), but it was also just because Benji was so positive that he’d go pro. He underachieved as a fielder and hitter in high school but was a pretty unhittable pitcher (when not injured) for most of his youth. He choose to give up pitching and I wasn’t really sure what to expect of him as a professional baseball player even though I knew he’d make it pro. I didn’t expect him to be an all star playing for consecutive national league pennants and one of the best players on his team, to boot. Makes me wonder about the talent on his teams that he seemed to put to shame growing up despite him still creating much that same comparable shame when propped up to half of the MLB. But yea, slap hitter covers it, though.


Koopasheller11

FREDERICK!!


imbored04

SLAP. HITTER.


godly_mercs

Frederick “Sloppy Slapper” Freeman


scoop121

I already miss Rizzo gifs. Gonna be a long offseason


FeelsGoodMan2

Starting to think that 2 run 1st inning homers are a sign you're going to lose the game.


wasabigyoza

So it begins..


demivirius

The Slappening


BrewCityChaser

SLAP ON :clap clap: SLAP OFF :clap clap: THE SLAPPER


demivirius

BECAUSE I'M SLAPPY SLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE A PARK WITHOUT A ROOF


SaxophoneSniper

I am a fan of Freddie Freeman.


ThisMachineKILLS

I love this man


Tucktuckgoose74

###HE’S GOOD AT TALKING TO THE GUY ON FIRST


ribo368

“The Dodgers have the book on Freddie Freeman” — Fangraphs after Game 2


cooljammer00

I mean, they did. He adjusted. They don't accidentally strike him out 7 times in a row


ribo368

It’s incredibly naive to pull a sample size of *checks notes* 2 games to say that a team has a hitter figured out.


JustPostingShit

The Dodgers read the sparknotes and called it a day


LibertarianSocialism

Are we *sure* the braves didn’t steal whatever ancient artifact bestowed devil magic upon the Cardinals? Wait is the dildo sword source of the devil magic?


BlackwaterPark10

MVP SLAP HITTER!!!!!!


Wayf4rer

S L A P H I T T E R


Mjb06

Sign the lifetime extension


the_real_w00zi

#Daddy Longlegs


CerryTrews

Dude is 6’5, 6’ of which is legs


unodostreys

Joe Kelly has been suspended 8 games.


sully213

This didn't age well


MikuFanNo1

FREDDIE


LE01204

This could be a long night for LA


Padre_Pizzicato

This didn't age well


CaptMarvel23

If it's going to happen just score 10 and put me out of my misery plz ATL


SamiMadeMeDoIt

ATL knows a thing or two about allowing 10 quick runs in an elimination game


FThornton

Well— we’ve scored 11 so far…


PanisBaster

Fun to play with these doomers in here


CanadianIdiot55

Trust me, you'll be hearing about it forever.


CaptMarvel23

What?


PolOfThePot

They’re saying you don’t want to give up 10+ in the first inning because you’ll hear about it forever and relive the pain. You want to lose in forgettable fashion.


CaptMarvel23

Oh my bad got it


PanisBaster

I just want to let you know I downvoted your before the giants fan. DOOMER!


CaptMarvel23

Lol dude I can't control the outcome of the game or what kind of mindset the players have by thinking positively, I really hope you understand that. You can be a diehard fan and still be upset by the way your team has played.


Witty-Stock

Or a short one.


MuteTheKenny

I’ve lit candles and poured some red wine. Al Green is playing softly in the foreground. I hope it’s long. I love the… anticipation.


anustart_analrapist

Freddie Freeman is my dad.


ray_0586

Just hook it to my veins


St_SiRUS

Middle of the ~~day~~ afternoon, half empty stadium, relief pitcher as opener, crowd silent as a home run is driven in top 1… is this really game 5 of a championship series?


TheTopOfTheKey

5pm isn't the middle of the day. Also they used to have World Series games in the afternoon earlier than that.


St_SiRUS

Just from appearances anyway, looks like any old regular season game


TheTopOfTheKey

That's cuz getting to Dodgers Stadium is an all day event in and of itself


DharmaCub

Not to mention most people are getting off work AT 5.


Deofol7

ALL GAS NO BRAKES BABY


front_butt_coconut

You hate to see it


ray_0586

but more than that you love to see it.


JaysonTatecum

Yeah Houston fans should be psyched. They’re gonna sweep Atlanta


ChrAshpo10

Dodgers fans thought the same thing


karim_eczema

Smug know-it-all sports writers thought that, most Dodger fans did not.


Thorlolita

No chance. This Braves team is great.


Produgod1

Hahahahahaha!!!!!!


successadult

~~Hoes~~ Joes Mad


KydRapid

Freddie Freeman, now there's a haircut you could set your watch to!


n1ipv2

Live by the Joe, die by the Joe


berkley95

Joe Kelly’s mustache is in constant flux, and it’s headed towards James Bond villain status


veggienuggz

Absolutely tattooed


Sheepies123

Ron Darling knew that was gone LOL


PlutoniumSmile

How it started:


the_jac

And that was the highlight of their night


chuckdagger

Only thing quicker than that swing is OP’s posting skills.


Drazzo00

This guy deserves a World Series ring.


unbornninja14

Team of destiny


ifoundwaldo116

Gosh I love Freddie


IReadItOnReddit69

Brian Anderson is the best baseball play-by-play guy in the game right now and you can’t convince me otherwise. Love watching games he’s calling.


Bobson-_Dugnutt

Daddy bout to get paiiiiiiid


Dogboy65jap

Pain


ZarosGuardian

As much as I don't want to say this, I am actually rooting for the Braves. Y'all have been on fire in the postseason, and I gotta give y'all credit for it. That, and it's been 25 seasons, not including this one, that y'all have won the world series. It's time.


lalondy7

joekellypoutface.gif


Thel3lues

Joe Kelly and ending Dodgers postseasons name a more potent combo


chuckdagger

I’ll agree with you after the series. But not now


PanisBaster

Trash cans and buzzers.


campoanywhere

*sips tea*


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Thel3lues

Oof tough numbas


Spokker

I hope the Braves win.


jdathescore

r/agedlikemilk


Zloggt

I know it’s been tough, but damn… For the Dodgers to go out with a whimper?


PanisBaster

Not quite


jneil

Injury central over here.. tough to watch for shre


FalloutFPS

Yeah they’re just destined to beat our ass. I don’t understand


jneil

Revenge for last year I guess. But hey we got a WS championship fuck the haters


mr_grission

Flags fly forever


BarredKnifejaw

*


FalloutFPS

Right right also is my phone weird or is that just showing a dot and not an asterisk


PanisBaster

Yeah last year didn’t matter… hardest post season ever. Rich from a braves fan.


DryRepresentative766

Everyone had an equal opportunity, so why didn’t your team do it?


Thomas_Oaks

Nice pitch, Bitch


albacore_futures

I liked Joe Kelly before, ever since he mocked the Astros, but I like him even more now


GaryTheCabalGuy

Ohhh nooooooo


Lefty2215

I want die


Krackel823

I respect Freddie Freeman.


BlackberryTop5449

Braves better give that man his money before the Dodgers do.


Witty-Stock

Braves going for the kill early. Which is exactly what they need to do.


elticorico

Couldn’t happen to a nicer pitcher — Not!


Snoo-55467

Slap hitter


backcourtjester

Well fuck.


818sfv

NERDS! 🤬


dodgerblue1212

Just fade me


DisappointedStepDad

Freddie can never disappoint me


owledge

Fredward


Bradcam3

HE SURE CAN JOKE AROUND WITH THE RUNNER AT FIRST THO


80version

Crazy bat speed. One of the sweetest swings in baseball today.


karim_eczema

Lmao even when it's a bullpen game the Braves still pound our starter ffs


ReverendHambone

It reminds me of that Abe Simpson in and out gif.


Sizemore24

2nd most beautiful sound after hearing my future baby cry.


BobBarkerzRaw

FREEBOMB


TheElevatorCo

Damn Brian Anderson is such a homer


CarslbergKing

Jared Carrabis might be the worst baseball commentator ever. He goes the Braves don't have any major injuries lol


3690622hjkx

He caught that? That doesn't make sense


3690622hjkx

Like it was way too fast to have bounced off the net


0-2er

as a biased af brewers fan, why are the Braves complaining about BA? This is some top notch casting in my very biased opinion