Freddie Freeman wasn't about to let former teammate Jason Heyward take a lead off first base
Freddie Freeman and Jason Heyward spent five seasons together with the Atlanta Braves. They were drafted just one round apart back in 2007. They came up together as rookies in 2010.
So, while they don't get to see much of each other anymore now that Heyward's a member of the Cubs, that wasn't about to stop Freeman from engaging in some old-fashioned hijinks when he met his old teammate at first base during Saturday's game in Chicago:
Holding, No. 5 of the defense, 10-yard penalty, repeat the pitch.