Marlins' Jose Urena Suspended Six Games for Throwing at Braves' AcunaMiami Marlins pitcher Jose Ureña was handed a six-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally hitting Atlanta Braves rookie outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. with a pitch Wednesday, Major League Baseball announced.
No HR Joy: Acuna Fails To Homer In LossThe Rockies rallied for three unearned runs in the ninth to beat the Braves 5-3, shaving Atlanta's NL East lead to 1½ games over Philadelphia.
Ballpark Brawl: Acuna Hit By First Pitch; Scuffle EnsuesRonald Acuna's opportunity to extend his three-game streak of leadoff homers was put on hold when the Marlins' Jose Urena hit him with his first pitch on Wednesday night, triggering a melee that led to benches and bullpens for Atlanta and Miami emptying twice.
Acuna Still Blazing, Homers Twice In Braves' 10-6 WinAcuna became the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, hitting a leadoff shot on the first pitch and adding a three-run long ball in the seventh inning to help the surging Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 10-6.
Braves' Acuna Homers In 5th Straight; 3 Leadoff HRs In RowThe 20-year-old Acuna has become the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, doing it Tuesday night when he hit his third leadoff shot in a row. Then he added another in the seventh inning, a three-run shot for his 19th of the season.
Amazing Acuna Hits 2 Leadoff Homers, Braves Sweep MarlinsAcuna's legend growing with each game, the 20-year-old rookie hit leadoff homers in both games of a doubleheader to lead the first-place Atlanta Braves to a sweep of the Miami Marlins.
Double Time: Acuna Homers Lead Off Both Games Of DHFor only the 3rd time in baseball history, Ronald Acuna Jr. has pulled off an exceedingly rare baseball feat, hitting leadoff homers in both games of a doubleheader for the Atlanta Braves.
DH Game 1: Braves Rout Marlins 9-1 In Toussaint Big League DebutTouki Toussaint threw six strong innings in his big league debut, Ronald Acuna hit another leadoff homer and the Atlanta Braves climbed a half-game ahead of Philadelphia in the NL East, defeating the Miami Marlins 9-1 in the first game of a doubleheader Monday.
RHP Toussaint To Make Big League Debut For the BravesThe Atlanta Braves called up Touki Toussaint to make his major league debut in Game 1 of a doubleheader against the Miami Marlins.
Albies' Homer In 7th Powers Braves Past Brewers 8-7Atlanta stayed close despite being outhit 19-9 and took advantage of Ozzie Albies' tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning to beat the Brewers 8-7 on Sunday.
Gonzalez Ends Personal Drought At Braves Expense, Nationals Win 6-3Gio Gonzalez ended a personal skid that spanned more than two months — and helped give the Washington Nationals a four-game split with another National League East contender.
Acuna's Catch Helps Braves Defeat Nats 8-3Combining clutch pitching, long-ball hitting and Acuna's deft skill in the outfield, the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 8-3 Wednesday night.
Split Salvaged: Braves Beat Nationals 3-1 After 8-3 DefeatEnder Inciarte snapped a ninth-inning tie with a two-run triple in a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
Braves Comeback To Defeat Mets 5-4Teheran hit his first big league homer to begin Atlanta's rally, and Nick Markakis homered in the 10th inning to send the Braves over the New York Mets 5-4 Sunday.
It’s 4: Braves Extend Win Streak With 4-2 Win Over MetsAcuna led off with his first big league triple and reached three times, Johan Camargo hit a two-run double in a three-run third inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 4-2 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to four.