Acuña led off the fourth with a stroll. Kyle Hendricks threw over a pair occasions whereas he was on first, and it appeared as if Acuña did one thing to his midsection on a dive again to the bag.
He was checked by a coach whereas he was on second, however he stayed in. He bought up slowly after diving dwelling to attain on Travis d’Arnaud’s sacrifice fly, after which was changed within the area within the backside half.
Acuña is off to a terrific begin this 12 months, batting .433 with seven homers and 16 RBIs heading into the sequence finale in opposition to the Cubs. The outfielder additionally had scored a significant league-high 20 runs coming into the day.
Atlanta has been hit onerous by accidents early within the season. Pitchers Max Fried, Drew Smyly and Sean Newcomb and outfielders Cristian Pache and Ender Inciarte have been positioned on the 10-day IL since Wednesday.
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