Ronald Acuña Jr. of the Atlanta Braves,소닉카지노 a strong candidate for the National League MVP, missed his first game this season. This is the aftermath of a right calf injury.

Acuña was excluded from the lineup for the away game against the Miami Marlins held at Londipo Park on the 17th (Korean time).

Acuña strained his calf muscle while sprinting to avoid a double play after hitting a ground ball to the shortstop with one out and one on first base in the top of the eighth inning when the team was down 6-9 against Miami the previous day. He was replaced by right fielder Kevin Pillar during defense in the bottom of the eighth inning.

Immediately after the game, Acuña said, “I’m okay. I just had a cramp or something. I’ll look at my condition tomorrow and decide if I can play.”

However, a day later, he was left out of the starting lineup, skipping training.

Atlanta coach Brian Snitker said before the game, “It’s much better than yesterday, but it hasn’t fully recovered yet. There’s still a stiff feeling. The field here is artificial turf, so it’s shocking to the defenders. There’s a risk of injuries getting worse.” “I said I felt better in the morning, but I decided it would be better to take him out of the lineup,” he explained.

On this day, Pillar was used in right field.

Atlanta already confirmed the Eastern Division championship by defeating the Philadelphia Phillies two days ago. Regarding this, Coach Snitker emphasized, “Our team ranking has nothing to do with Acuña’s rest. The injured area is sensitive. It is not an area that heals quickly. Caution is needed.”

Acuña appeared in 147 games this season and recorded a batting average of 0.337 (201 hits in 597 at-bats), 37 home runs, 98 RBI, 135 runs, 66 stolen bases, an on-base percentage of 0.418, a slugging percentage of 0.586, an OPS of 1.004, and 350 bases. This is his first absence this season.

He ranks first in both leagues combined in five categories including runs, hits, stolen bases, on-base percentage, and bases. Looking at this alone, he is likely to be the NL MVP. In addition, he achieved 30 home runs and -60 stolen bases for the first time in history, and is also capable of hitting 30 home runs and -70 stolen bases, and even 40 home runs and -70 stolen bases. Atlanta has 14 games left.

Meanwhile, Matt Olson, Atlanta’s home run king candidate, took the sole lead in this category with his 52nd arch of the season. He went out as the lead batter in the top of the 6th inning when the team was down 4-5 and hit a solo home run in the middle of the month. He hit Miami left-hander Stephen Ockert’s first pitch, a fastball outside the 93.0 mph mark, and flew it over the center fence. He had a launch angle of 32 degrees, an exit speed of 107.7 mph, and a distance of 433 feet. It was his ninth home run this month.

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