Juan Soto adds latest teen feats in race for NL rookie honors
Nationals left fielder Juan Soto isn’t the only phenom setting records for budding under-20 superstars.
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National League Rookie of the Year front-runners Ronald Acuña Jr. of the Atlanta Braves and Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals are living up to the hype in the first two games of the head-to-head series between their teams.
• In Game 1, Acuña recorded his first career four-hit game, while Soto became the third teenager in MLB history to reach 20 home runs.
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• Acuña, 20, is the youngest Braves player with a four-hit game since Andruw Jones did it against the Montreal Expos in