Kris Willis is a team producer and managing editor of Battery Power, SB Nation's team side covering the Atlanta Braves
The team says that Acuña was removed as a precaution due to soreness in his right knee.
The Braves will begin Grapefruit League play on February 24.
Atlanta struggled to find a timely hit in Friday’s 3-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.
Charlie Morton threw a live BP session this week and will make his spring debut soon.
Bryce Elder will make his second start of the spring Friday when the Braves host the Orioles.
Brian Snitker discussed the spring debuts of a pair of veteran relievers Thursday in North Port.
The Braves have two games on tap Thursday including Spencer Strider making his second appearance of the spring.
Battery Power TV: Matzek’s return, Strider’s new pitch among early spring stories for Atlanta Braves
BP TV takes a closer look at Tyler Matzek’s return and Spencer Strider’s new pitch.
The Tigers are hoping that they did enough this offseason to contend in the AL Central.