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In Georgia, Atlanta, they are still putting out fireworks and not because of the entrance for the new year, but this time it is for the recovery of one of the pillars of the Atlanta Braves, Ronald Acuña Jr., who missed a season and a half in 2021 due to a torn right anterior cruciate ligament.
Acuña Jr., uploaded a video to his networks taking batting practices and looks fully recovered, this being good news for a team that will defend the crown of monarchs of the best baseball in the world in the next season, which will begin in a couple of months.
The loss of the Creole meant a hard blow for the organization, since he is one of the pillars of the team and key on and off the field. In addition, at the time of injury, the outfielder was leading the voting for the All-Star Game and was a candidate for the Most Valuable Player of the National League.
To continue this rhythm, the bigleaguer can be from day one with the organization in the Spring Training and face what will be his fifth season in Major League Baseball. In addition, this will be even more special because he will defend the championship that his teammates achieved without his presence.
Acuña, in five races has connected 426 hits, including 78 doubles, seven triples, 105 homers, 323 runs scored and 246 RBIs. In addition to showing an average of .281.
Ronald Acuña Jr. will miss the season due to cruciate ligament tear