Sports briefs: Freese traded to Angels
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MLB • Former World Series MVP David Freese was traded by his hometown St. Louis Cardinals to the Los Angeles Angels in a four-player deal Friday that reunites Albert Pujols with a pair of ex-teammates.

St. Louis obtained a new starting center fielder in former Salt Lake Bee Peter Bourjos, plus outfield prospect Randal Grichuk. The Cardinals also sent reliever Fernando Salas to the Angels.

• The Mets agreed with outfielder Chris Young on a $7.25 million, one-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

Vonn to skip next World Cup races

SKIING • Lindsey Vonn will skip the World Cup races next week in Beaver Creek, Colo., as she recovers from a downhill training crash in which she partially tore one of the reconstructed ligaments in her surgically repaired right knee. The reigning Olympic downhill champion will continue to go through therapy on her knee and is not ruling out a possible return to racing in Lake Louise, Alberta, the following week, her personal publicist said.

From wire reports