Atlanta Braves slugger Ronald Acuna Jr. exited Saturday's game against the Miami Marlins in the bottom of the fifth inning with right pectoral-muscle tightness, according to The Athletic's David O'Brien.
The Braves said it was a precautionary measure.
Acuña left game before bottom of the 5th with right pectoral-muscle tightness. Precautionary measure, team said.— David O'Brien (@DOBrienATL) June 13, 2021
Acuna entered Saturday's game hitting .282/.391/.601 with 18 home runs and 39 RBI in 58 games. He's tied for the National League lead in home runs.
The 23-year-old missed time earlier this season with an ankle injury.
Atlanta is third in the NL East with a 29-33 record.