The Pursuit of 40/40


Ronald Acuna Jr. is 21 years of age and in his second year with the Atlanta Braves. One would think that he would still be trying to master hitting a curve ball, get a grip on the strike zone or figure out how to take a quality lead off first base. For most young players adjusting to the big leagues, yes, that likely would be the case. But Acuna is not your average second-year major leaguer. He is, in fact, a special breed of speed, power and immense God-given talent that baseball fans can’t help but marvel at. Acuna, a…

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Chris Stevens

Chris Stevens is a writer in Midland, Mich., who has covered the Class A Great Lakes Loons, a Dodgers farm club.

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