Ronald Acuña Jr. Out For Remainder Of Regular Season
The youngster should be able to return for the playoffs
Acuña's regular season comes to an end with 41 homers and 37 stolen bases.— Kevin McAlpin (@KevinMcAlpin) September 25, 2019
Only five other players in MLB history have ever had a season with as many homers and steals in a season. And at the age of 21, Acuña is the youngest to accomplish that feat.@680TheFan
Ronald Acuña Jr. is already a superstar. The 21-year-old Atlanta Braves outfielder had 41 home runs and 37 stolen bases before suffering a regular-season-ending groin strain. The team announced that they were shutting him down as a precaution.
However, it seems as though he will be back for the playoffs.
Here's what manager Brian Snitker had to say about the situation:
At his young age, Acuña was just the fifth player in MLB history to record those power and speed numbers in the same season.
After being shut down for the rest of the regular season, @Braves All-Star Ronald Acuña Jr. finishes the year with 41 HR and 37 stolen bases.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) September 26, 2019
Acuña Jr. becomes the 5th player in MLB history to hit 40 HR and have 35 stolen bases in a season. pic.twitter.com/yrqzGCCrEK
Let’s hope the youngster can make it back for Atlanta’s playoff run.