Five are classified in a round-robin manner in Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP), are now ready for the playoffs. However, news was published about Ronald Acuña Jr. And Sharks of Guaira.
Atlanta Braves outfielder with great motivation after achieving Venezuela He assured that he will be with the shark team as long as he can. Likewise, he always showed his intention to participate in the upcoming Caribbean series with any team.
However, on the afternoon of Sunday, December 31, 2023, a sensation was confirmed that greatly affects Sharks of La Guaira.
Ronald Acuña Jr. will not compete in the LVBP round robin
Victor BocconeThe sports journalist published information about this on his official account (X/Twitter). “Ronald Acuña Jr. According to Kelvim Escobar, he will NOT be playing in the round robin. “He will be back in a Sharks uniform in case the team reaches the grand final.”. This was reported by a reporter who provided more details about the Tomahawks team and player.
Alberto Diazwho is the manager of the ninth salad, emphasized that Venezuelan Major League He will have to fulfill his obligations and, according to his agent, he hopes to return to the team as soon as possible. Diaz estimated that the La Sabana native will return before the halfway point of the round-robin tournament. This is also stated in the report Boccone.
Notably, this is a significant loss for the entire group. In addition, priority is given Ronald Acuña Jr. for his wood play and the good defense he provides in the outfield. Next Tuesday, January 2, 2024, Sharks of La Guaira will begin the playoff fight against Cardinals of Lara in Barquisimeto.
During 2023 Ronald Acuña Jr. He attended 21 meetings with the Sharks. He ate 79 at-bats and hit 30 hits, including six doubles, a triple and seven home runs. He also scored 29 points and drove in 19 more off the offensive line. AVERAGE. (0.380), OBP (0.529) and SLG (0.747).