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The Daily Chop: Loss to Marlins, Umpiring issues, Acuna impressing, and more

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Acuna continues to put his immense talents on display each and every night.

Miami Marlins v Atlanta Braves Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images

Losing to the Marlins on Monday was a tough blow, given that the Braves lead for most of the game and got an outstanding performance from Huascar Ynoa. His efforts have become increasingly consistent, which bodes well for his long-term outlook in Atlanta. He was backed by yet another impressive showing from Ronald Acuna, who continues his absolute rampage. The accolades will be piling up for him after the season if he continues producing at anywhere near his current rate.

Braves News

Braves lose second straight game after falling 5-3 to Marlins

The Atlanta offense and bullpen just could not quite hold up their ends on Monday, effectively wasting the performance from Huascar Ynoa.

It is past time for MLB to address its umpiring problem

Demetrius looks at the umpiring problem that has seemingly continuously gotten worse over the past few seasons, especially in the replay office.

The great Ronald Acuna is getting even greater

This seems nearly impossible, but it may actually be the case if the first ten games of the season can be taken as evidence.

Acuña races for triple, scores on sac fly to 2B

Absolutely electric sequence from Acuna here.

MLB News

Eephus king Greinke breaks new ground

Greinke literally threw a 51.5 MPH pitch in a major league game.

Ohtani scalds 119 mph 2-run 2B to cap win

Shohei Ohtani is a treat to watch, especially when he’s producing the highest exit velocity in baseball for the season.

Rendon headed to IL with strained groin

Unfortunately for the Angels, they now lose third baseman Anthony Rendon to the IL.