Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was in the lineup after having a cancerous mole removed from his upper back three days ago.
He received test results Friday that abnormal cells were present, but Freeman returned from the All-Star break saying he’s free of cancer after the procedure.
Freeman said he regularly gets checkups after his mother died of skin cancer in 2000.
Pittsburgh moved Jonathon Niese (7-6, 5.13 earned-run average) to the bullpen and activated Gerrit Cole from the disabled list to start Saturday. ... Detroit put Justin Upton and San Diego put Melvin Upton Jr. on the...