Ronald Acuna Jr. disappointed the Atlanta Braves and avoids media interviews The heavy favorite for National League MVP did not play his best series against the Phillies
Ronald Acuna Jr of the Atlanta Braves reacts after being thrown out in the seventh inning of Game 4 of baseball’s NL Division One game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, in Philadelphia. * The Atlanta Braves’ National League Division Series loss to the Philadelphia Phillies marked the end of the team’s 2023 Major League Baseball season.
However, one of the standout moments after the loss was the reaction of the team’s talented outfielder, Ronald Acuna Jr., who was disappointed in the series and left without speaking to the media. Although Touset scored three runs and stole two bases, he was unable to score runs with the bat and went 14-2. This lack of offensive production was especially painful for a team that expected so much from its industry leader.
Acuna’s underachievement in the series highlighted how baseball is a sport full of ups and downs, and that even the best players can fall on hard times at the most critical moments.
Despite this disappointment, the Venezuelan has a bright future and continues to be a cornerstone of the team’s success.