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Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. bags an award

Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

One of the Atlanta Braves pair of Venezuelan outfielders is cited for his season.

While the Atlanta Braves can continue to celebrate the awards being handed out to players of their team, it’s also great to see some of these awards tied to great players of the past.

Such is the case for the Luis Aparicio award, which since 2004 has been annually given to the best-performing Venezuelan player over the course of the current season.

This year, the winner is Ronald Acuna Jr.