Ronald Acuña Jr. 2018 National League Outstanding Rookie
Hear from Ronald Acuña Jr. on being voted the National League Outstanding Rookie:
Acuña Jr. didn’t join Atlanta until April 25 and missed time due to a knee injury, but the 20-year-old left fielder still put up a season full of star-level stats (3.7 fWAR). Possessing a rare combination of power, speed and defensive ability, the Venezuelan left fielder batted .293 with a .366 on-base percentage, hit 26 home runs, including a stretch in which he hit one in five consecutive games and stole 16 bases. The runners up were Juan Soto and Jack Flaherty.