On Wednesday at Cincinnati, Acuna started in left field, Albies at second base and Camargo at third base. Making his big-league debut, Acuna was 1-for-5, scored the tying run in the eighth inning and struck out twice. Albies had two hits, including his seventh home run of the season. Camargo had two hits and two RBI. The Braves beat the Reds 5-4.
Acuna, who turned 20 in December, and Albies, who turned 21 in January, are the two youngest players in the major leagues. Camargo is 24.
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TODAY’S LEADOFF LINKS
> The Hawks and coach Mike Budenholzer have agreed to part ways, general manager Travis Schlenk confirmed Wednesday night: "It's time for both of us to move on." See Michael Cunningham's report here.
> If you're excited about Acuna's advent, you're not alone. Mark Bradley is, too.
> The NFL draft starts tonight, and here's D. Orlando Ledbetter's final mock Round 1.
> Atlanta gets a team in a new professional football league, the Alliance of American Football, and Michael Vick gets a coaching job as the team's offensive coordinator. Read Jeff Schultz's column here.