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Sport Acuna hits 11 opposite-field homers in row

23:50  21 february  2020
23:50  21 february  2020 Source:   12up.com

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Even rarer than the splash hit , a right-handed hitter going opposite field for a home run at AT&T Park is a feat that not many have accomplished. (UPDATED 2015) Longest Homers in MLB History HD - Продолжительность: 40:03 Ryan Ken Griffey Jr Career Highlights - Продолжительность: 11 :24

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Atlanta Braves Spring Training is basically an excuse for outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. to show off that he is twice as talented as your favorite team's best player. After he was poked and prodded by Braves coach Ron Washington, Acuña proceeded to show off his opposite field power, as he demolished 11 consecutive home runs to right field in one of the greatest batting practice displays ever.

a group of baseball players standing on top of a grass covered field: Ronald Acuña was mashing dingers at Spring Training Ronald Acuña was mashing dingers at Spring Training

Fresh off winning the Rookie of the Year award after hitting .293 at the age of 20, Acuña flirted with a 40-40 season in 2019, mashing 41 home runs while leading the NL with 37 stolen bases.

Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has already penciled No.13 in as the MVP in 2020.

If Acuña is flipping home runs the other way with the same amount of effort that most guys use to lightly knock the ball back up the middle, he could easily break some records this season.

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Gerrit Cole in a baseball uniform throwing a ball: New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) warms up during spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field on February 21, 2020. 

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