Freddie Freeman Is Joining The Dodgers And Folks Are Saying It Gives Them The Best Lineup In Baseball

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  • Freddie Freeman is on his way to the West Coast after signing a deal with the Dodgers
  • The immediate reaction is that LA will have the most potent lineup in all of baseball
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Freddie Freeman has found a new (and old) home on the West Coast.

The native Californian is heading to Hollywood after inking a deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The agreement, which was finalized Wednesday night, is reportedly worth $162 million over six years.

The move adds another potent hitter to what was already a deadly Dodgers order.

Last year, Los Angeles finished fifth in the National League in hitting with a team average just under .250. They ranked fourth in the majors in both home runs and runs batted in while crossing home plate an NL-leading 830 times over the course of the season.

Now, they’ll bring in Freeman, who hit .300 with 31 long balls last year with the World Champion Braves.

Just how good will that lineup in Los Angeles be?

The Dodgers now boast three league MVPs, with Mookie Betts, Cody Bellinger, and now Freddie Freeman bolstering the heart of the order.

With Freeman’s addition, the MLB world is reacting. Many are saying that this is the best lineup, from top to bottom, that they’ve ever seen.

MLB World Reacts To Freddie Freeman’s Deal With The Dodgers

Many believed that this move would happen. The Dodgers were one of the leaders to land Freeman’s services if he did indeed leave Atlanta.

The Braves all but answered that question when they signed 1B Matt Olson to an eight-year deal.

Freeman penned a heartfelt letter to the Braves fanbase after learning his fate, but he’s now ready to look to the future. And that future will certainly consist of matchups against his former team as he’s staying in the National League.

With Freeman joining a stacked Dodger lineup, folks are reacting, and many are saying it’s the best order they’ve ever seen. Take a look at the Twitter reaction below.

It’s going to be tough to pitch to an order like this. Where is the weak link?

We’ll see if the Dodgers can parlay this addition into a World Series run.