• Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch; Braves, Marlins scuffle

    1 month ago - By Saint Louis Today

    ATLANTA - Ronald Acuna's chance to extend his three-game streak of leadoff homers was put on hold when the Marlins' Jose Urena hit him with his first pitch on Wednesday night, triggering a melee that led to benches and...
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  • Mets Broadcaster Keith Hernandez Defends Jose Urena Beaning Ronald Acuna Jr

    Mets Broadcaster Keith Hernandez Defends Jose Urena Beaning Ronald Acuna Jr

    1 month ago - By Bleacher Report

    The Miami Marlins plunked Ronald Acuna Jr. on Wednesday after the Atlanta Braves star rookie hit four home runs in the first three games of their series. Many thought it was in poor taste...
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  • Swanson homers in Braves' sweep of Marlins

    1 month ago - By MLB

    Dansby Swanson went deep and drove in a game-high three runs as the Braves completed the four-game series sweep. When Marlins starter Jose Urena hit Ronald Acuna with a first-pitch fastball, the benches cleared twice. Urena and Braves manager Brian Snitker were ejected. Starlin Castro homered off Kevin Gausman, who went six innings.
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  • Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch; Braves, Marlins brawl

    1 month ago - By National Post

    ATLANTA - Ronald Acuna Jr.'s streak of leadoff homers in three straight games ended when the Marlins' Jose Urena hit him with his first pitch on Wednesday night, triggering a melee that led to benches and bullpens for Atlanta and Miami emptying twice.
    Urena and Braves manager Brian Snitker were ejected. Snitker had angry words for the pitcher as he led the first exodus from Atlanta's dugout toward the mound.
    Urena's fastball hit Acuna's left elbow, leaving Acuna in obvious pain. Trainer George Poulis hovered over Acuna, who sat on the ground near the batter's box while players swarmed near...
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  • Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch; Braves, Marlins brawl

    Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch; Braves, Marlins brawl

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    ATLANTA - Ronald Acuna Jr.'s streak of leadoff homers in three straight games ended when the Marlins' Jose Urena hit him with his first pitch, triggering a melee that led to benches and bullpens for Atlanta and Miami emptying twice. Urena and Braves manager Brian Snitker were ejected. Snitker had angry words for the...
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  • Marlins pitcher ejected on first pitch of game for beaning the hottest hitter in baseball

    Marlins pitcher ejected on first pitch of game for beaning the hottest hitter in baseball

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. had hit three straight leadoff home runs off of the Miami Marlins.
    To prevent him from getting a fourth, Marlins starter Jose Urena beaned Acuna with the first pitch of their game on Wednesday, prompting the benches to clear and Urena's ejection from the game.
    Acuna would attempt to return to the game but was removed soon after the incident.
    The Miami Marlins were fed up with Ronald Acuna Jr.
    Through the first three games of the Marlins four-game series against the Atlanta Braves, Acuna had cemented himself as the hottest slugger in baseball , hitting...
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