Atlanta Braves outfield prospect Ronald Acuna loosens up during spring training camp Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Photo: Curtis Compton/
Photo: Curtis Compton/

What’s wrong with Acuna’s hat? Nothing, just ‘blown out of proportion’

Braves manager Brian Snitker was unaware of any controversy regarding how prized outfield prospect Ronald Acuna wears his hat prior to games.

Social media stirred recently over a report that the Braves asked Acuna to wear his hat straight-forward. 

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Speaking with reporters on Friday prior to the Braves’ game against the Yankees, Snitker said any talk about Acuna’s hat is “blown out of proportion.”

Listen (then subscribe, rate and review) to David O’Brien’s “Truth, Lies and Sacrifice Flies” podcast to get the AJC beat writer’s impression of the prospects and Acuna’s hat situation:

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