Ronald Acuna hits first home run in second game

Braves prospect Ronald Acuna hit his first career homer.

Ronald Acuna got it out of the way early.

Acuna planted a ball in the left-field seats on a 3-1 pitch for his first career home run. It came off Homer Bailey in the second inning of the four-game series’ finale against the Reds at Great American Ball Park.

 

The ball landed four rows into the upper deck and extended the Braves’ lead to 2-0.

The homer, which traveled 416 feet, according to MLB's Statcast, was Acuna's second career hit. He was 1-for-5 with run scored in his debut Wednesday.

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