Ronald Acuna Jr. RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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