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Ronald Acuña Jr. scratched from Sunday’s lineup due to left wrist irritation (UPDATED)

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The Atlanta Braves have scratched outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. from Sunday’s lineup due what is being called “left wrist irritation”. The move is listed as precautionary but we will find out more when Brian Snitker speaks with the media following the game.

Obviously the Braves can ill afford to have Acuña sidelined or less than 100 percent with the playoffs set to begin Wednesday. With Acuña out, Ozzie Albies moves into the lead off spot with Ender Inciarte replacing Acuna in center.

UPDATE - Acuña wanted to play in Sunday’s game per MLB.com’s Mark Bowman but the Braves weren’t going to risk it this close to the playoffs. While it still sounds that Acuña’s situation is precautionary, this will be something to monitor over the next couple of days.