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Acuña expects to go on injured list because of knee, gets hurt as Sale, Braves top Pirates 8-1

Acuña expects to go on injured list because of knee, gets hurt as Sale, Braves top Pirates 8-1

Ronald Acuña Jr. left the Braves' 8-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning on Sunday after he injured his left knee in the first inning, and Atlanta won behind Chris Sale. Acuña, the reigning NL MVP, led off with a double to right-center field off Martín Pérez.