Braves' Acuña day to day with ab strain

(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

NEW YORK (AP) The Atlanta Braves say Ronald Acuna Jr. had an MRI on Monday that revealed a mild abdominal strain and that the star outfielder is day to day heading into a series at Yankee Stadium beginning Tuesday.

Acuna was injured in the fourth inning of Atlanta's 13-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday night. He led off the fourth inning with a walk, and pitcher Kyle Hendricks threw over a couple of times while he was on first. It looked as if Acuna did something to his midsection on a dive back to the bag.

The All-Star was checked by a trainer while he was on second, but he stayed in. He got up slowly after diving home to score on Travis d'Arnaud's sacrifice fly, and then was replaced in the field in the bottom half.


AL Runs Batted In
Rank Name RBI
1 J. Martinez, Bos18
2 N. Lowe, Tex16
3t R. Devers, Bos14
3t M. Franco, Bal14
3t M. Haniger, Sea14
6 J. Walsh, LAA13
7t J. Lowrie, Oak12
7t Y. Mercedes, CWS12
7t S. Ohtani, LAA12
7t K. Seager, Sea12
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NL Runs Batted In
Rank Name RBI
1t R. Acuña Jr., Atl16
1t J. Turner, LAD16
3 T. Naquin, Cin15
4 E. Hosmer, SD14
5t Z. McKinstry, LAD13
5t C. Moran, Pit13
5t T. Shaw, Mil13
8t J. Báez, ChC12
8t Y. Molina, StL12
10t A. Duvall, Mia11
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