Bae battles for stolen base lead, already has 50…MVP talent aims for ‘first ever’ 40 HR, 80 RBI

The days of Bae Ji-Hwan (Pittsburgh Pirates) competing for the stolen base title are long gone. Ronaldo Acuña Jr. (Atlanta Braves) is on a relentless march toward a first-ever record and a unanimous MVP award.

On Tuesday (Sept. 30), Aquino Jr. started in right field and went 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and one stolen base against the Milwaukee Brewers at Triple Crown Park in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It was his 24th home run of the season and 50th stolen base of the season.

Acuña Jr. led off the game with a single up the middle and promptly stole second base. He reached the 50-steal plateau at the end of July, a major league first. According to ESPN Stats & Info, Acuña Jr. became the first player in the majors to hit 20 home runs and reach 50 or more before August.

He added a solo shot in the fourth inning for his 24th home run of the season. He’s already making major league history, and he’s not slowing down.

He’s on pace to become just the third player in history to reach the 30-homer, 50-double mark. He already has the stolen bases and only needs six more home runs. He’s within striking distance of Eric Davis (37 homers, 50 doubles) in 1987 and Barry Bonds (33 homers, 52 doubles) in 1990.

He’s on pace for his fifth 40-homer, 40-double season. Jose Canseco (42 homers, 40 doubles) in 1988, Barry Bonds (42 homers, 40 doubles) in 1996, Alex Rodriguez (42 homers, 46 doubles) in 1998, and Alfonso Soriano (46 homers, 41 doubles) in 2006.

In 2019, he came close with 41 home runs and 37 doubles. He was in the running for the record again, but injuries got in the way. 메이저사이트 This year is different.

He’s currently on pace for 38 home runs and 79 doubles if he finishes the season. What’s more, he’s on pace to reach heights no one else has ever conquered. He’s on pace to not only reach 30 homers and 60 RBIs, but also 40 homers and 80 RBIs. He’s on pace to become one of the most versatile players in Major League Baseball history.

Until mid-May, he was tied with Bae Ji-Hwan (Pittsburgh) for the stolen base lead. However, the level difference is “insurmountable,” and he’s on his way to the all-time list. Bae suffered an ankle injury against Milwaukee on April 2 and was placed on the disabled list. He currently has 20 stolen bases and is expected to return from a Triple-A rehab assignment.