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Acuna Jr.'s 1st week 'everything I dreamed of'

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NEW YORK -- It's the one-week anniversary of Ronald Acuna Jr.'s Major League debut, against the Reds, and the Braves outfielder has flourished in the second spot of the batting order behind Ozzie Albies.

Entering Wednesday's action, Acuna, the Braves' top prospect according to MLB Pipeline, was 10-for-24 with a home run, four RBIs and a .481 on-base percentage.

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NEW YORK -- It's the one-week anniversary of Ronald Acuna Jr.'s Major League debut, against the Reds, and the Braves outfielder has flourished in the second spot of the batting order behind Ozzie Albies.

Entering Wednesday's action, Acuna, the Braves' top prospect according to MLB Pipeline, was 10-for-24 with a home run, four RBIs and a .481 on-base percentage.

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Let's not forget that he has also been outstanding defensively, and made a nice running catch to retire Jose Reyes and end Tuesday's game against the Mets.

Video: ATL@NYM: Vizcaino, Acuna lock down win for Braves

"I feel great, thank God. I really want to be here for a long time," Acuna said through interpreter Franco Garcia. "There are no surprises, to be really honest. It's everything I dreamed of so far.

"I never felt any pressure, to be honest. When I signed, I wasn't considered a highly touted prospect. Now it's even better. I feel the same way. I never really had that pressure."

Asked for his favorite moment during his brief time in the big leagues thus far, Acuna pointed to the day he collected his first Major League hit, against the Reds last Wednesday.

Video: MLB Tonight breaks down Ronald Acuna Jr.'s MLB debut

Injury report: Right-hander Shane Carle spent most of Wednesday trying to find out what caused the numbness in his forearm on Tuesday, but the doctors couldn't find anything wrong.

Carle returned to Citi Field and had a long-toss session without any problems. He is expected to have a bullpen session on Thursday, and if things go well, he is expected to pitch against the Giants this weekend.

Carle replaced starter Mike Soroka in the bottom of the seventh inning on Tuesday with the Braves leading, and threw two pitches to Adrian Gonzalez before exiting. He was replaced by right-hander Dan Winkler, who ended up walking Gonzalez.

Video: ATL@NYM: Carle exits with an injury in the 7th

"I threw the first pitch and got a stinger down my forearm," Carle said. "I figured it might be a coincidence. I tried the second one, and it was same thing. It caught me by surprise. I figured I couldn't go anymore. I was clocked at 88 miles an hour, which is slow for me."

Carle has been a pleasant surprise for the Braves, allowing two earned runs in 18 2/3 innings, with 17 strikeouts.

Bill Ladson has been a reporter for MLB.com since 2002. He covered the Nationals/Expos from 2002-2016. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

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