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Acuna out of lineup as a precaution

The Venezuelan presented discomfort in his calf during the eighth inning of Friday's game

For the first time in the campaign, Ronald Acuña misses a game. The Venezuelan has been removed from the Braves' lineup as a precaution, after he developed stiffness in his right calf on Friday.

Michael Harris II took over as the “Abuser” for the second game of the three-game series against the Marlins.

Acuña, who just on Friday became the first player this season with 200 hits, was taken out of the game in the eighth inning.

Taking his fourth at-bat of the game, he hit a ground ball and had trouble running from home to first. Before that he was 2-for-2 with a walk.

Read also: Acuña reached 200 hits in the year

The one from La Sabana has 201 hits, including 37 home runs, 98 RBIs, 135 runs scored and 66 stolen bases. All this for an average of .337, which keeps him among the líderHe is from the tournament and profiles him as a clear candidate for MVP.

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