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Acuna yanked for not hustling in win

(AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) Ronald Acuna Jr. says he had never before failed to hustle out of the batter's box.

Braves manager Brian Snitker made a bold move to make sure it never happens again with the 21-year-old All-Star outfielder.

With Acuna banished for styling instead of sprinting, Rafael Ortega stepped up with a sixth-inning grand slam that lifted Atlanta to a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.


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2 R. Devers, Bos101
3 M. Trout, LAA99
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