Braves star Acuña taken to ground after 2 fans rush field during game

Video shared with Channel 2 Action News showed Braves star Ronald Acuña confronted and then taken to the ground by fans in the midst of a game against the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.

Initially, one fan wearing a white T-shirt went out to give Acuña a hug before he was pulled off of him by multiple security guards.

As that was happening, another fan, also wearing a white T-shirt, approached Acuña and greeted him, and then pushed Acuña over, before the fan was taken down by security.

Eventually, the two fans were escorted off the field by security.

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It is unclear if the men knew each other prior to running onto the field.

The 25-year-old Acuña had one of his best games at the plate on Monday, going 4-5 and hitting his 29th home run of the season.

The Braves won the game 14-4 and improved their MLB-best 85-45 record.


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