Got the Braves on the board in a hurry in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Marlins at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday afternoon, crushing an opposite-field homer in the bottom of the first inning off Sandy Alcantara to give Atlanta a 1-0 lead en route to its 9-5 win. Acuña's drive made him the youngest player (22 years, 293 days old) in postseason history to lead off either the top or bottom of the first inning with a home run. Drove the second pitch he saw in the game out to right-center for his first home run of the postseason and his first career leadoff home run in the playoffsAcuña Jr.
Had four leadoff home runs during the regular season, and has a franchise-most 19 leadoff homers in his careerAt 22 years, 293 days old, he is the youngest player in baseball history with a leadoff homer in the postseasonPer Baseball Reference, Acuña Jr. Became the 13 player to start a postseason series with a home run in his teams first plate appearance and the first to do so since Tampa Bays Yandy Díaz in the AL Wild Card Game in 2019. Acuña with the Atlanta Braves.April 25, 2018, for the Atlanta Braves. MLB statistics (through 2020 season).
NL Rookie of the Year. Ronald José Acuña Blanco Jr.(born December 18, 1997) is a Venezuelan. He made his MLB debut in 2018, and won the National League. Rookie of the Year Award. The next season, Acuña was named an MLB All-Star. Was the NL stolen base leader. And won a Silver Slugger Award. The item "2020 Topps NOW 369D Ronald Acuna Jr AUTO Ball Relic /10 RED Braves IN HAND" is in sale since Saturday, March 6, 2021.
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