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Ronald Acuña and the 40-40 club in US baseball

Washington, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Ronald Acuña seems destined to enter the select club of players with 40 home runs and 40 stolen bases in a season of Major League baseball in the United States, in which today only four superstars play.

Body: In 140 games with the Atlanta Braves, Acuña Jr. has 35 home runs and 63 steals, in addition to averaging .334 offensively, with 90 RBIs and 127 runs scored.

If the Georgia right fielder manages to hit another five home runs in the 22 games remaining in the 2023 regular season, he would ipso facto enter the magical 40-40 club, made up exclusively of the American Barry Bonds (1996), the Dominicans Alex Rodríguez (1998) and Alfonso Soriano (2006), and the Cuban José Canseco (1988).

It is worth remembering that all of these players are directly related to the consumption of steroids to alter and increase sports performance, so Ronald Acuña could be the first in history to reach the milestone, away from the shadows of doping.

In fact, Acuña is the only member of the 30-60 club in the entire history of the Major League, a factor that places him as the main candidate for the National League Most Valuable Player award (his main rival is Mookie Betts, of the Dodgers). .

Several of the main probability models (Composite, Steamer, The Bat epic with a new 40-40 alien, a happy ending.

Acuña is the fundamental pillar of the Braves (although everyone on that team hits at an insane level), to the point that they occupy first place in all offensive departments, collectively; An atrocity.

The Atlanta team leads the East division of the National League with a balance of 92-48, no less than 15 games ahead of its main runner-up, the Philadelphia Phillies.

According to experts, the Atlanta Braves are the main candidate for the title this season, ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros.


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