The Atlanta Braves’ season is being a spectacle. Not only do they lead the National League East Division, theyI know they are the best team in the entire Major Leagues with a record of 95-50, very close to reaching 100 victories. Just as they did last season when they reached 101 wins.
But in addition to the excellent performance in victories, the Atlanta team just broke a record in the National League, because with the three home runs on Tuesday night they reached 281 in the entire campaign; which means 2 more home runs than the mark set in 2019 by the Los Angeles Dodgers as the franchise with the most home runs in a season.
Now those directed by Brian Snitker They are going for the Major League record, which is currently held by the Minnesota Twins with 307 in the 2019 campaign with the legendary team “Bomba Squad” that had Nelson Cruz (41), Max Kepler (36), Miguel Sanó (34) and Eddie Rosario (32) as members.
With 17 games remaining in the regular season and at this overwhelming pace, The Braves project to finish the campaign with 311 home runs collectively. Which would mean a new record for home runs for a franchise in a Major League season.
There are several people on the team responsible for this feat in the National League. The one who stands out the most is Matt Olson. Who with 51 full-round hits leads not only the team, but also the department in the entire MLB.
Then Ronald Acuña Jr. follows, who on Tuesday night he hit his 37th home runMarcell Ozuna is not far behind and has 34 home runs. While Austin Riley matches the amount.
Acuña Jr. very close to becoming a legend
With his 37th hit and the 65 stolen bases he has already accumulated, Venezuelan Ronald Acuña Jr. He is just three more home runs away from entering that select group of 40 home runs and 40 stolen bases.. To which only four players belong in the entire history of the Major Leagues.
That’s why the 24-year-old could inscribe his name alongside legends like José Canseco, Barry Bonds, Alex Rodríguez and Alfonso Soriano. In addition to creating a new “club”, the 40-60. Acuña Jr. only needs three home runs with 17 games remaining to become living history.
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