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Atlanta Braves News: Arizona Fall Stars, Dansby Swanson and more

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Ronald Acuna, Austin Riley and Touki Toussaint came up on the losing end in Saturday’s Fall Stars Game.

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Ronald Acuna among top peformances in AFL Stars Game | MLB.com

The West team came out on the losing side of things but Braves outfield prospect Ronal Acuna finished among the game’s top performers.

While he did get caught stealing and struck out twice, the 19-year-old's tools were still very much on display. Acuna singled in the top of the first and still reached an excellent speed of 29.4 feet/second (getting thrown out thanks to Nido's 1.91 pop time to second). Acuna also showed off his plus arm in right field in the eighth. It wasn't enough to get the Brewers' Corey Ray scoring on a sacrifice fly, but it was a bullet from deep down the line on one hop to the plate.

Austin Riley went 0-for-1 with a walk while Touki Toussaint pitched a scoreless inning of relief. The AFL resumes play on Monday and wraps up the regular season on November 16 with the league championship game scheduled for November 18

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