1. His full name is Ronald Jose Acuna, and he was born Dec. 18, 1997 in La Guaira, Venezuela. 2. The Braves signed Acuna in July 2014, and the scout who signed him, Rolando Petit, tried to sign Acuna’s dad in the 1990s. 3. Acuna's dad, Ron Acuna, played in the Mets, Blue Jays and Brewers organizations from 1999-2006, reaching as high as Double-A. 4. Ronald Acuna played in Australia in November and December 2016. In 20 games, he had an OPS of 1.001. 5. In 2017, Acuna became the youngest MVP in the Arizona

Braves one homer away from team record

With a homer Saturday, the 2019 Braves would become (statistically) the best sluggers in franchise history. The Braves ranked second among National League teams in homers, trailing the Dodgers (261).

The Braves could also set a new franchise mark in homers away from home. They’ve hit 112 blasts on the road, needing 13 more to set a record. These Braves already own the franchise home mark, hammered 123 long balls to best the 1996 club’s 119.

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