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Freedom Drop Tight Season Finale

September 4, 2016 - Normal, Ill. - The Florence Freedom, presented by Titan Mechanical Solutions, ended their 2016 season with a 4-2 loss to the Normal CornBelters. The Freedom finish the year with a 46-49 record. Florence posted the second best mark in the Frontier League after June 22 (38-25) and won seven of their last eight games. In today's matchup, the CornBelters (45-50) found the board first on an RBI single from Elvin Rodriguez in the third, but Florence starter Jordan Kraus stranded the bases loaded to escape further damage. ... Full Story

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Freedom Hold off Late Rally to Win Again

September 3, 2016 - The Florence Freedom, presented by Titan Mechanical Solutions, held on to defeat the Normal CornBelters 4-3 and extend their winning streak to seven. Florence's Braulio Torres-Perez was masterful in his first eight innings, keeping the CornBelters (44-50) scoreless. He also benefited from some fine defensive work to escape a couple of tough jams. In the third, Normal threatened with runners on the corners and nobody out. After a shallow flyout to center, Aaron Dudley hit a smash that Jordan Brower stabbed on a bounce. He ... Full Story

Wenrich and Gooding Lead Freedom to Thrilling Win

September 1, 2016 - Isaac Wenrich hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the eighth, backing up eight solid innings from Jeremy Gooding as the Florence Freedom, presented by Titan Mechanical Solutions, wrapped up their 2016 home schedule with a thrilling 4-2 win over the River City Rascals. The Freedom (44-48) won their final six games at home this season and are currently riding a five-game winning streak. Tied at two heading to the eighth, Wenrich came to the plate for his first at bat. With Jordan Brower on first, Wenrich launched a 2-1 pi... Full Story

Godbold Named Postseason All-Star

September 1, 2016 - Florence, Ky. - Andrew Godbold has been named a Frontier League Postseason All-Star. The Freedom outfielder adds another honor after earning a Frontier League Midseason All-Star nod and winning the 2016 Frontier League Home Run Derby. He also took home Frontier League Player of the Week honors on August 1. This season, Godbold has played 86 games for the Freedom, mainly starting with left field and right field. He ranks inside the top 15 in the Frontier League in RBIs (58), doubles (21), home runs (13), runs scored (57... Full Story

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Florence Freedom Minor League Baseball

League: Frontier League
Home: Florence, Kentucky
Class: Independent
Website: Florence Freedom site
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