Friday, February 3 2023

Ronald José Acuña Blanco Jr. is a Venezuelan professional baseball outfielder for the Atlanta Braves of MLB.

Acuna made his MLB debut in 2018 and earned the National League Rookie of the Year Award after signing with the Braves as an international free agent in 2014.

The following year, Acuna earned the Silver Slugger Award, led the NL in stolen bases, and was selected as an MLB All-Star.

Ronald Acuna wearing his No.13 MLB jersey on the court| custom baseball jersey online
Ronald Acuna Jr. reacts after hitting a home run against the New York Yankees. (Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire)

 Personal Info

  • Birth: December 18, 1997
  • Nationality: Venezuelan
  • Position: Outfielder/Designated Hitter
  • League: MLB
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • Team: Atlanta Braves
  • Jersey: 13
  • MLB debut: April 25, 2018 — for the Atlanta Braves

Career Info

  • Career History: Atlanta Braves (2018–present)
  • MLB Statistics (through 2022 season)
Batting average 0.277
Home runs 120
Runs batted in 296
Stolen bases 107

Career Highlights and Awards

3× All-Star 2019, 2021, 2022
2× All-MLB Second Team 2019,2020
NL Rookie of the Year 2018
2× Silver Slugger Award 2019, 2020
NL stolen base leader 2019
30–30 club 2019

 Fun Facts

  • Ronald grew up idolizing Miguel Cabrera. When they competed in Spring Training, they came into contact. He received a lot of advice from Cabrera, who advised him to remain modest, work hard, and pay attention to those around him.
  • Ronald is super close with Ozzie Albies, Acuna’s teammate. He has even ever worn socks with Albies’ face on them.
  • Acuna was the youngest player in baseball history since 1908 to hit a round-tripper in five consecutive games, breaking the record formerly held by Brave, Brian McCann in 2006.
  • Ronald has been the hardest hitter on the team, with his average exit velo of 93.8 ranks 12th in the game and 1st among the Braves.

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