Ronald Acuna keeps hitting on first day of Arizona Fall League


Baseball season in Atlanta is over. Baseball season for top Braves prospect Ronald Acuna is not - and he picked up where he left off with Triple-A Gwinnett.

On the first day of the Arizona Fall League, Acuna collected two singles and scored a run in a 3-1 Peoria win Tuesday. The Braves’ No. 1 prospect and No. 10 overall (per Baseball America) is expected to fill an outfield spot in Atlanta on opening day 2018.


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Scouts will be present over the next month to watch Acuna and other up-and-comers in Arizona. So far, so good on Acuna’s early impression.


#ProspectOne scouting. A little blurry but Ronald Acuna with a single to LF @MLBazFallLeague pic.twitter.com/D1BIJB6waD

— The Welsh (@IsItTheWelsh) October 10, 2017
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#ProspectOne scouting. @Braves Ronald Acuna big fly out @InThisLeaguePod pic.twitter.com/tpbXzoetbS

— The Welsh (@IsItTheWelsh) October 10, 2017
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His two hits overshadow quiet days for Braves catching prospect Alex Jackson and third base prospect Austin Riley, who combined to go 0-for-7.


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