Ronald Acuna He is getting his fans used to using "gesture tags," dedicated to NBA figures, every time he hits a home run.
With the last three consecutive bombings, he fired in his last shift on Sunday, in Denver, he paid tribute to the star of the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James, while on Tuesday, at Truist Park in Atlanta, against the Athletics. He recreated the two times he turned the frame around, with “The Trae Young”, the typical arm movement that the manager of the Atlanta Falcons, Rayford Trae Young, makes every time he manages to dunk the ball at the end of a play.
The Braves outfielder reached five homers in 2022 on Tuesday during the game that Atlanta beat Oakland 3-2 and left his average at .320.
The strike of the first act is the 24th of his career starting a game, with which, he extends his own record for the franchise and is three short of the record for Venezuelans, which José Altuve has 27. Tuesday's was the eighth game of two Complete circuit tablazos in five seasons for the 24-year-old player from Guareña
"I think I'm reaching XNUMX percent of my conditions," Acuña said after the game.
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“At the beginning of the season, I had some pains that I had not experienced before. It's not about making excuses, but the truth is that I didn't feel very comfortable”.
Acuña missed half of the previous season due to the injury that took him to the operating room in July to correct a ruptured cruciate ligament in his right knee that was injured on July 10, 2021 during a commitment against the Marlins in the city of Miami.