Ronald Acuna exits AFL game with forearm contusion (updated)


Outfielder Ronald Acuna, the Braves’ top prospect, left Thursday’s Arizona Fall League game with a bruised forearm after he was hit by a mid-90s fastball from Tigers prospect Spencer Turnbull.

He finished the at-bat, but was replaced by Jared James after running the bases.

Acuna is the Braves’ consensus No. 1 prospect and Baseball America’s No. 10 overall.


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Acuna has three hits in the first two games for Peoria. He reached base on a throwing error and scored earlier in the game Thursday. 


Official word on #Braves Ronald Acuna is forearm contusion.

— William Boor (@wboor) October 12, 2017
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