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Acuña youngest ever with playoff leadoff HR

October 6, 2020

Ronald Acuña Jr. got the Braves on the board in a hurry in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Marlins at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday afternoon, crushing an opposite-field homer in the bottom of the first inning off Sandy Alcantara to give Atlanta a 1-0 lead en route

Ronald Acuña Jr. got the Braves on the board in a hurry in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Marlins at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday afternoon, crushing an opposite-field homer in the bottom of the first inning off Sandy Alcantara to give Atlanta a 1-0 lead en route to its 9-5 win.

Acuña's drive made him the youngest player (22 years, 293 days old) in postseason history to lead off either the top or bottom of the first inning with a home run.