MIAMI (AP) — Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. will undergo season-ending surgery after suffering a complete tear of the ACL in his right knee during Atlanta’s 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
An MRI showed the severity of the injury and the Braves made the announcement shortly before midnight, finishing the year for one of the most dynamic players in the majors.
Hours earlier, Acuña had tears in his eyes as he was carted off the field at Marlins Park.
Acuña landed awkwardly on his right leg after jumping on the warning track in right field trying to catch a drive from . . .