Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. exited Friday night’s game after suffering a calf injury. After an awkward run out of the batter’s box, Acuña began to feel discomfort and was removed in the same inning. His exit, however, was just a precaution.
Ronald Acuña Jr. was removed from tonight's game due to right calf tightness following this swing. pic.twitter.com/VT6tlA5V7T— Bally Sports: Braves (@BravesOnBally) September 16, 2023
“I feel good,” Acuña said postgame. “It just felt like a cramp. We’ll just see how I come in tomorrow and how I’m feeling and if I can play. We’ll see what the trainers have to say.”
It was a terrible end to a historic night for Acuña, who collected his 200th hit and became the first player to do so this season.
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