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Taylor leads Lansing to 7-4 win over Bowling Green

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LANSING, Mich. - Samad Taylor hit a two-run homer in the third inning, leading the Lansing Lugnuts to a 7-4 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods on Tuesday.
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Swanson, Ford lead Scranton/WB to 7-3 win over Indianapolis

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MOOSIC, Pa. - Erik Swanson tossed a four-hit complete game and Mike Ford hit a three-run home run and had two hits, as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders topped the Indianapolis Indians 7-3 on Tuesday.
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MLB wrap: Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. has arrived

MLB wrap: Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. has arrived

11 monthes ago   |   By

Ronald Acuna Jr. has been on a home-run binge, helping the Braves take control of the NL East.
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Tellez hits two homers as Buffalo beats Charlotte 14-5

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rowdy Tellez hit a pair of the Buffalo Bisons' season-high six home runs in a 14-5 win over the Charlotte Knights on Tuesday.
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Acuna still sizzling, homers twice in Braves' 10-6 win

Acuna still sizzling, homers twice in Braves' 10-6 win

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ATLANTA - Ronald Acuna Jr. became the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, hitting a leadoff shot on the first pitch and adding a three-run long ball in the seventh inning to help...
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LEADING OFF: Acuna provides instant pop, Darvish gets closer

11 monthes ago   |   By

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:
ACUNA AGAIN!
Atlanta rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. has homered five games in a row - at 20, he's the youngest major leaguer to do that. He's also hit leadoff home runs in three straight, connecting the last two days on the first pitch Miami threw.
Acuna later added his 19th homer with a three-run drive in the seventh inning Tuesday night.
Brady Anderson was last player with so much leadoff success, homering four straight times to start games for Baltimore in 1996.
Acuna has matched the Atlanta record for consecutive games with a home run...
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Corredor's single leads Potomac to 1-0 win over Myrtle Beach

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WOODBRIDGE, Va. - Aldrem Corredor hit a run-scoring single in the sixth inning, leading the Potomac Nationals to a 1-0 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.
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Acuna makes history during 1st multi-HR game

11 monthes ago   |   By

Ronald Acuna Jr. hit two of the Braves' four homers to clinch the series against the Marlins. Acuna and Charlie Culberson went deep on the first two pitches of the game, and Freddie Freeman added a game-tying shot in the sixth. J.T. Realmuto homered and drove in four for the Marlins.
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A Braves fan tweeted out he would get a pink mohawk if Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a leadoff homer and, well

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Don't make promises you can't keep.
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DYK? Acuna's streak puts him in rare company

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Ronald Acuna Jr. made history Tuesday night by homering in his fifth consecutive game, with the last three of those home runs as the first batter of the contest for the Braves. The 20-year-old phenom launched the first pitch he saw from Marlins right-hander Trevor Richards well beyond the wall in left field at SunTrust Park for his 18th of the season.
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Adams leads Buies Creek over Winston-Salem 9-6

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BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Jake Adams hit a two-run home run and had three hits as the Buies Creek Astros defeated the Winston-Salem Dash 9-6 on Tuesday.
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Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. becomes youngest player ever to homer in 5 straight games

Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. becomes youngest player ever to homer in 5 straight games

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The 20-year-old led off Atlanta's game against the Marlins at SunTrust Park by belting a line drive over the left field fence.
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Braves' Acuna homers in 5th straight; 3 leadoff shots in row

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Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. has struck again.
The 20-year-old Acuna has become the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, doing it Tuesday night when he hit his third leadoff shot in a row.
A day after hitting leadoff homers in both games of a doubleheader against Miami, Acuna connected. He opened the bottom of the first inning against the Marlins by homering on the first pitch for the second straight day.
Acuna is the first player to hit leadoff shots in three straight games since Baltimore's Brady Anderson did it four in a row in 1996.
Acuna...
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MLB scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Acuna hits leadoff homer in third straight game

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Keep it right here for all of Tuesday's MLB action
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Watch: Acuna Jr. Becomes Youngest Player to Homer in Five Straight Games

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With Tuesday's homer, Acuna now has three straight games with a leadoff home run
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Braves' Acuna blasts 3rd straight leadoff homer

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Braves rookie Ronald Acuna stayed red-hot at the plate Tuesday, hitting a leadoff home run for the third straight game.
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White Sox rookie LaMarre hits first HR in home state

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Ryan LaMarre, a Michigan native, hit his first Major League home run in Detroit on Tuesday.
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Acuna leads off 3rd straight game with a HR

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Braves phenom Ronald Acuna Jr. one-upped himself after an incredible feat on Monday by leading off a third consecutive game with a home run on Tuesday night against the Marlins. Acuna, who homered in the first inning in both ends of Monday's doubleheader, has now gone deep in seven of his last eight games. Acuna also tied for the all-time Braves record by homering in a fifth straight game.
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Ronald Acuña hits leadoff home run for third consecutive game

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Ronald Acuña hit a leadoff home run in his third consecutive game and has now homered in five consecutive games.
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