It's not certain who first noticed that Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves resembles the older brother of Macaulay Culkin's character in "Home Alone," but he does look like an adult version of Buzz McCallister. (Maybe it was this guy in the Capitol Avenue Club comments who said it first, about three years ago.)
Buzz might have been a bully, but Freeman is Mr. Walkoff for the Braves. His stunning, dramatic and heart-(pounding or breaking) two-run home run against the New York Mets on Monday won it 2-1 while killing a complete-game shutout victory for Dillon Gee. It was his second game-ending homer of the season.
With two strikes, watch Freeman feed the Mets to Buzz's tarantula:Read More »from Freddie ‘Adult Buzz McCallister’ Freeman leads MLB in walkoff hits after beating Mets with homer