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Ronald Acuna has 2 hits in Japan All-Star series opener

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Acuna and the MLB All-Stars get off to a good start in Japan

Yomiuri Giants v MLB All Stars Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images

The Japan All-Star series got underway early this morning in Tokyo with the MLB All-Stars defeating the Yomiuri Giants 9-6. Atlanta’s Ronald Acuna Jr. went 2-for-5 with a double in the victory.

JT Realmuto also finished with two hits including a home run. Nationals’ rookie Juan Soto also finished with two hits. The series will continue through next Wednesday. Today’s game will be re-aired tonight on the MLB Network at 8 p.m. ET.