Ronald Acuna Jr. harm replace: Braves star to be examined after struggling stomach pressure
The Braves are awaiting an replace on the standing of star outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr., who suffered an stomach pressure that pressured him out of Sunday night time’s recreation towards the Cubs at Wrigley Discipline.
Acuna might be examined Monday, a Braves off-day, in New York. Atlanta will play the Yankees in a two-game sequence starting Tuesday at Yankee Stadium. Braves supervisor Brian Snitker informed reporters that Sunday’s recreation ended too late for Acuna to obtain the mandatory exams in Chicago.
“So that they’ll get it tomorrow in New York and we’ll know extra then,” Snitker stated, per MLB.com.
Acuna was harm as he dived again into first base on a pickoff try by Cubs catcher Willson Contreras in the fourth inning. He pointed to his proper midsection a number of instances afterward. He stayed within the recreation after Snitker and a coach got here out to speak with him at second base, the place he had superior on a stroll. Acuna later slid head-first into dwelling on an inning-ending sacrifice fly double play. He once more grabbed at his stomach, and that’s when Snitker took him out of the sport.
The 23-year-old Acuna has carried the Braves’ offense this season except for Atlanta’s 13-4 victory Sunday. He leads the crew with seven dwelling runs, 16 RBIs and a .419 batting common (1.373 OPS). His dazzling begin has elevated his famous person standing inside baseball.
Atlanta is formally brief within the outfield with Ender Inciarte (hamstring) and Cristian Pache (groin) each on the injured listing. Acuna, Guillermo Heredia and Marcell Ozuna are the lone outfielders listed on the Braves’ 26-man roster. However third baseman Austin Riley and reserve infielders Johan Camargo and Ehire Adrianza all have performed outfield within the majors.
Heredia, Atlanta’s middle fielder for the time being, drove in six runs with a pair of dwelling runs, one a grand slam, towards the Cubs on Sunday.