Ronald Acuna Jr. RUMORS & NEWS

  • 2 trades Braves must make after losing Ronald Acuna Jr. to injury

    Clutch Points "With the first half of the MLB season in the books, things on the trade front will really start to heat up over the next couple of weeks. Many of the teams expected to be buyers lived up to the hype in the first half like the Dodgers, Astros, Padres and White Sox. Others like the Atlanta..." July 12

  • Manny Machado Replaces Ronald Acuna Jr. in MLB All-Star Game

    Bleacher Report "San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado was added to the National League's All-Star squad. Machado will replace Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr., who suffered a season-ending torn ACL. This will be his fifth All-Star selection and his first since..." July 11

  • Marlins Twitter ripped for sending ill-advised tweet

    Larry Brown Sports "Jazz Chisholm Jr. belted an inside-the-park home run on Saturday that was made possible by a serious injury, and the Miami Marlins sent an extremely regrettable tweet about the play. Chisholm belted a line drive to right field in the bottom of the fifth inning, and Atlanta Braves..." July 11

  • Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. restrained after being hit by another pitch by Marlins

    Yardbarker "Atlanta Braves slugger Ronald Acuna Jr. had to be restrained after being hit in Friday's 5-0 win over the Miami Marlins.  Miami reliever Anthony Bender hit Acuna with a slider in the seventh. Acuna then stared and walked toward Bender before being held back by Marlins..." July 10

  • Pablo López ejected after hitting Ronald Acuña Jr on 1st pitch

    MLB.com "Friday night marked the return of the Marlins pitching vs. Braves All-Star Ronald Acuña Jr. saga. Right-hander Pablo López was ejected after his first-pitch sinker hit Acuña's left elbow guard to open the bottom of the first inning between..." July 02

  • Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. exits game vs. Marlins with pectoral tightness

    Yardbarker "Atlanta Braves slugger Ronald Acuna Jr. exited Saturday's game against the Miami Marlins in the bottom of the fifth inning with right pectoral-muscle tightness, according to The Athletic's David O'Brien.  The Braves said it was a precautionary measure.  " June 13

  • How Ronald Acuña Jr. eliminated weaknesses at the plate and why his 2021 strides look sustainable

    CBS Sports "While the 2021 season to date hasn't gone entirely swimmingly for the Atlanta Braves, their best player -- super(duper)star outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. -- has never been better. Given the 23-year-old's prior excellence, that's saying something.  Speaking..." May 18

  • Ronald Acuna helped off field with leg injury suffered while running to 1B

    The Score "Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. was helped off the field in the seventh inning of Thursday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays after injuring his leg during a play at first base. " May 13

  • Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. avoids serious ankle injury in loss to Blue Jays

    Yardbarker "The Atlanta Braves had a rather lousy Thursday that could've turned disastrous.  Atlanta was swept by the Toronto Blue Jays and lost star outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for the afternoon in the bottom of the seventh inning when he appeared to injure his ankle..." May 13

  • Ronald Acuna DTD with finger contusion after being hit with 97-mph pitch

    The Score "Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. appears to have avoided serious injury after a 97-mph pitch from Philadelphia Phillies reliever Sam Coonrod hit him in the hand Saturday. The Braves announced X-rays on Acuna's hand were negative. He was..." May 09

  • Drew Smyly returning Saturday, Ronald Acuna progressing well

    AJC "The Braves will get a bit healthier Saturday when left-hander Drew Smyly returns and starts against the Diamondbacks, manager Brian Snitker said Wednesday. Smyly is on the 10-day injured list because of forearm inflammation. The Braves were hopeful that he would miss only one start,..." April 22

  • Ronald Acuña set for follow-up tests after injury

    MLB.com "The Braves will have to wait until Monday to learn whether Ronald Acuña Jr. will need to be placed on the injured list. Acuña suffered an abdominal strain that forced him to exit after he scored in the fourth inning of the Braves' 13-4 win over..." April 19

  • Braves' Ronald Acuna escapes with day-to-day injury

    CBS Sports "Losing Acuna, who left Sunday's game against the Cubs with the injury, would be a massive blow for Atlanta, as he's hitting .419 with seven homers and three steals through his first 16 games. Thankfully, he's avoided any serious injury, though it's not yet clear if he'll be..." April 19

  • Ronald Acuña Could Bring the 40-40 Club Back

    The Big Lead "Ronald Acuña is on his own level right now and his legend grows by the day. It seems the only thing that can stop him is injury and it was hearts-in-throats time late Sunday when he left the Braves' rout over the Cubs with an abdominal issue. An MRI revealed only a mild strain and..." April 19

  • The Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuña Jr. and Ozzie Albies are having a good time

    ESPN "Ronald Acuña Jr. owns any baseball stage he inhabits these days, with his defense, his strong arm, the "crazy speed," Braves manager Brian Snitker said Saturday. "I'd love to be a third-base coach with him running." And, of course, there is the power...." April 19

  • Braves' Ian Anderson: When's Ronald Acuna getting called up to the next league?

    The Score "Atlanta Braves right-hander Ian Anderson is so impressed by what teammate Ronald Acuna Jr. is doing with the bat, he thinks there must be better competition for him elsewhere. "When is he gonna get called up to the next league, that's what I'm..." April 16

  • The player with best start to season for each team, from Braves’ Ronald Acuña Jr. to Rays’ Tyler Glasnow

    The Athletic "At the beginning of the season, players’ performance gets blown out of proportion — the good, the bad and yes, even the ugly. It’s early. You can’t get carried away with such a small sample, but it’s still fascinating to see how players fare out of the gate and..." April 13

  • Each MLB team's most likely award winner in 2021

    Yardbarker "Whether it be a big debut for a rookie, an inspirational comeback or season for the history books at the plate or on the mound, or shot caller that makes all of the right moves off of it, there is a potential award winner waiting within every franchise. So, who is the most likely award winner..." April 12

  • Bryce Harper Yells Back At Fan Who Said He’d Never Be Better Than Ronald Acuna Jr.

    Total Pro Sports "You know fans are back in the stands when the heckling returns and the players are actually responding back to them. During a matchup between the Atlanta and Philadelphia on Friday night, one Braves fan decided to call out Phillies star right fielder Bryce..." April 10

  • 10 MLB players we'd like to see in Home Run Derby

    CBS Sports "The 2021 MLB All-Star Game was recently moved out of Atlantafollowing the passing of a controversial Georgia law that critics say restricts voting access in the state. Instead, the annual Midsummer Classic will be played at Coors Field, which is home to the Colorado..." April 07