During his round of play, Ronald Acuna Jr. seemed to be getting several tough pitches to hit from his pitcher.
"It was at this point that Ronald Acuna Jr. regretted picking Charlie Morton as HR derby pitcher." - Rob Friedman
Many fans took to Twitter to roast the questionable pitching by the Braves batting practice pitcher. It looked as if he threw slider to Acuna.
Perhaps the pitcher wanted to get noticed by scouts.
Ending up on Pitching Ninja's Twitter page the night of the Home Run Derby is not a good look.
You have to feel bad for Ronald Acuna Jr. If the young superstar would have gotten better pitches to hit, who knows what may have happened in the contest.
Ronald Acuna Jr.'s five best home runs of his career
Ronald Acuna Jr. is just 24 years old and has already had his fair share of clutch moments. Here, we'll take a look at the young phenom's five best home runs of his career.
#5 May 7, 2022: Acuna homers off Cy Young winner
Acuna launched a solo shot against last year's Cy Young winner, Corbin Burnes. Watch this epic home run by a young superstar.
#4 May 6, 2022: Acuna Jr. hits 450-foot home run
This was his first home run of the 2022 season, and it was one of the more improbable home runs you will see. It goes to show how much power he has, being able to hit a 450-foot homer while falling to the ground.
#3 September 25, 2020: Ronald hits one 495 feet!
This home run came against the Boston Red Sox in 2020. Acuna launched the ball. It is his longest home run of his career.
#2 May 19, 2021: Acuna walks it off against the New York Mets
This home run came against National League East rival the New York Mets and it marked the first walk-off home run of his career. Watch this clutch walk-off bomb.
#1 October 8, 2018: Acuna becomes youngest player to hit grand slam in playoffs
Acuna Jr.'s most clutch home run came back in his rookie season when the Braves were facing off against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series.
Acuna launched a clutch grand slam off the Dodgers to make him the youngest player to do so in the postseason.
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