LEADING OFF: Braves set to clinch, Cubs try to regroup

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LEADING OFF: Braves set to clinch, Cubs try to regroup
LEADING OFF: Braves set to clinch, Cubs try to regroup

A look at what's happening around the majors today: POPPIN' Ronald Acuña Jr. and the Braves are poised to break out the bubbly, with a magic number of one to clinch their second straight NL East title. They can celebrate when Mike Foltynewicz (7-5, 4.80 ERA) starts at SunTrust Park against San Francisco. A win by Atlanta or a loss by second-place Washington at Miami will seal it. At 21, Acuña will be able to take part in a champagne toast. The star outfielder with 40 home runs wasn't yet of legal age when the Braves won the division a year ago. “They wouldn't let me drink because I was a minor,” Acuña recalled, breaking into a big smile. “This year, it's going to be different. I'm looking forward

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