Ronald Acuña Jr. is unbelievable. After two home runs in two games on Monday, Acuña decided to hit two in one game last night. The 20-year-old superstar has hit 8 in his last 8 games and with a homer tonight could become the first Brave to hit one in six straight games.
Brandon McCarthy had another rough season with injuries abound and has decided that this season will be his last. At the ripe age of 35 and with plenty of grey in his hair there is no shame in Brandon calling it a career in favor of spending time with his family.
The Braves big lefty has been a blessing to the team this season by making quality start after quality start. Without Newcomb who knows where the Braves might be this season and especially with his good work against the National League.
You know the names of the big minor league prospects that are close to the Majors or already in the majors like Ronald Acuña, Ozzie Albies or Touki Toussaint. Here are some names you might not know yet, but will soon.
Brandon McCarthy has been a true pro’s pro throughout a tough season for him, and after announcing his retirement from baseball yesterday, has volunteered to finish his career out in the bullpen should the Braves need him.
Old friend Brandon Beachy has signed in the Independent League with the New Britain Bees. What once was a promising career path with the Braves has led Beachy to the Atlantic League as he attempts to return to the majors after multiple injuries derailed his career.
In what looked like a clear cut, easy rookie of the year win for Juan Soto of the Nationals has come a snag as Ronald Acuña Jr. is playing otherwordly baseball right now and is interjecting himself back into the NL ROY race with Soto.
Nick Hundley took exception from Yasiel Puig which isn’t the first time some team has done that and chaos ensued. The Dodgers first base coach had nice form on a takedown tackle of Hundley while trying to separate him from the flying hands of Puig.
Ronald Acuña Jr. is doing something new everyday to re-write the history books and in his latest feat has homered in 5 straight games and lead-off 3 games in a row with homers. He has re-entered the ROY race and to the delight of Braves fans is helping the team win games.