7. Atlanta Braves 2019 All-Stars: Mike Soroka, Freddie Freeman, Ronald Acuña Jr.
The Braves sent a veteran and a couple of youngsters to represent the team in the ever-exciting 2019 season.
Atlanta Braves 2019 All-Star: Ronald Acuña Jr.
Atlanta was coming off of an NL East Championship and Ronald Acuña Jr. burst onto the scene, winning the NL-Rookie of the Year Award and even finishing 12th in MVP voting, despite only playing in 111 games in 2018. Then, who can forget his epic NLDS grand slam off of Walker Beuhler?
Ronald went on to flirt with a 40/40 season, finishing just three steals shy of the mark in 2019. Acuna was selected as the starting center fielder and the number nine hitter for the Senior Circuit.
All-Star Credentials: .292/.377/.506, 68 R, 21 HR, 53 RBI, 13 SB, 42 BB
All-Star Stat Line: 0-2 w/ 2 Ks
2019 All-Star: Mike Soroka
Mike Soroka was in the midst of his campaign to win the 2019 Rookie of the Year Award and on his way to a phenomenal 2.68 ERA over 29 starts.
All-Star Credentials: 9-1 (W-L), 2.42 ERA, 89.1 IP, 83 SO, 1.05 WHIP
All-Star Stat Line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO
2019 All-Star: Freddie Freeman
Freeman was selected to his fourth All-Star Game in 2019. He was on his way to another stellar season. He finished eighth in MVP voting and won his first Silver Slugger Award. He finished the season with a .295/.389/.549 triple slash. He smashed 34 doubles, 38 homers, 121 RBI, and scored 113 runs.
Freeman earned a starting nod and found himself hitting third for the National League. He had a memorable first at-bat against Verlander in which Freddie was mic’d up live on FOX.
All-Star Credentials: .309/.394/.584, 69 R, 23 HR, 68 RBI, 3 SB, 46 BB
All-Star Stat Line: 0-1, BB, 1 SO