5 Best Atlanta Braves' Bats Since the All-Star Break

We take a look at which Atlanta Braves players have been the best since the All-Star Break.

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No. 3 Best Atlanta Braves Bat Since All-Star Break

Ronald Acuña Jr., Ozzie Albies of the Atlanta Braves
Ozzie Albies reads Bram Stoker's Dracula out loud to Acuna during the 7th inning stretch. Knowledge is power. / Matthew Grimes Jr./Atlanta Braves/GettyImages

Ronald Acuna Jr. is still the favorite for the NL MVP. He's on pace for somewhere around 40 homers and 80 steals. I'm getting lazy, I usually calculate the projections on everything but at the end of the day (or the beginning) all you'll remember is roughly what the projections are. Plus, they change after every game. He's having a great power/speed season. I hope he's on your fantasy teams.

Since the All-Star break, Acuna Jr. leads the team in steals with 12. The next closes is Michael Harris II with four.

Since the break, Acuna has a 13.7% walk rate and a 13.7% strikeout rate.

Since the break, Acuna is slashing .357/.462/.571. His .462 OBP is the fifth-best in all of baseball since the respite. While Acuna's numbers since the All-Star break are impressive, they are right in line with what he's done all season long. This is why he is the favorite for the N.L. MVP in 2023.

Acuna's OPS since the All-Star break: 1.033

Acuna's OPS for the entire '23 season: 1.000 (3rd-best in MLB behind Freeman and Ohtani)

Acuna's AVG since the All-Star break: .357

Acuna's AVG for 2023 season: .337

Acuna's K% Since the All-Star break: 13.7%

Acuna's K% for 2023 season: 12.4%

So there are a few examples of how Acuna has just been Acuna since the break. What an incredible season! He isn't on this list because he's on a hot streak. He's on the list because his entire 2023 season has been a hot streak. Acuna Jr. is a generational talent and he's 100% healthy. Hopefully, this is just the beginning of a long illustrious, Hall-of-Fame career. Enjoy!