acuna jr. A new major league history was written. Breaking 20 home runs and 40 stolen bases in the first half… Wait for ’30 home runs – 60 stolen bases’
Ronald Acuna Jr. (Atlanta Braves) wrote a new history in the major leagues.
Acuna started as the first hitter and right fielder in the 2023 major league away game against the Cleveland Guardians held at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on the 4th (Korean time) and recorded 1 hit, 1 run and 1 base in 4 at-bats.
In the first at-bat in the top of the first inning, Acuna, who was withdrawn with a floating ball from center fielder, hit and went out in the second at-bat in the top of the third inning. He followed this up with a steal, his 40th steal of the season.
Acuna made major league history by stealing 40 bases before the All-Star break. Major League Baseball official website ‘MLB.com’ said, “Acuna succeeded in stealing bases in the third inning. He became the first player in American League/National League history to record 40 stolen bases, 20 homers, and 50 RBIs before the All-Star break.”
Acuna has played in all 84 games this season, recording 113 hits, 21 homers, 54 RBIs, 77 points, 40 stolen bases, and a batting average of 0.335 OPS of 1.012. According to MLB.com, “Other players with 40 stolen bases and double-digit home runs in their first 84 games are Rickie Henderson (1985, 1986, 1990), Eric Davis (1986), and Kenny Lofton (1994). ),” he said. However, Akuna is the only player who has hit more than 20 home runs.
Acuna debuted in the big leagues in the 2018 season and won the National League Rookie of the Year with 127 hits, 26 homers, 64 RBIs, 78 runs batting average of 0.293 OPS of 0.918. In the 2019 season, he had a career high season with 175 hits, 41 home runs, 37 stolen bases, 101 RBIs, 127 runs batted in and a .280 OPS of .883.온라인바카라
Acuna is running toward a career high this season. He also has the potential to become the first major leaguer to hit 30 homers and steal 60 bases. He’s also likely to win his first MVP award.
Meanwhile, Acuna felt discomfort in his right shoulder after the stolen base, but continued to play after speaking with medical staff. Aji Albis’ timely hit broke out and Acuna came home. He expressed that he was fine even in the dugout. Atlanta snapped a nine-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory over Cleveland.