Acuna Gets Big Hit – Braves Score 3 in 8th & Beat Cubs 4-1

Acuna Gets Big Hit – Braves Score 3 in 8th & Beat Cubs 4-1
Atlanta Braves’ Ronald Acuna Jr. drives in the go-ahead run with a base hit in the eighth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Atlanta. The Braves won 4-1. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Even the youngest player in the majors knows better than to be surprised by another extra-base hit from Ozzie Albies.

As Ronald Acuna Jr. has quickly learned, that’s what Albies does.

Albies hit a triple and scored the tiebreaking run on Acuna’s single in the eighth inning to send the Atlanta Braves past the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Wednesday night.

It was clutch production from the youngsters at the top of the Braves’ lineup.

“It doesn’t really impress me because I know that’s a talent he has,” said Acuna, 20, of Albies, 21. READ MORE>