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MLB Superstar Pulled From Game For Not Hustling

Ronald Acuna Jr. slapping hi-five with his teammates.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA - MARCH 12: Ronald Acuna Jr. #13 of the Atlanta Braves celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during the Grapefruit League spring training game at Champion Stadium on March 12, 2019 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Ronald Acuna Jr. is arguably the best young player in baseball, but the Atlanta Braves superstar still has a thing or two to learn, apparently.

The National League MVP candidate has been pulled from this afternoon's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

It appears that Acuna, 21, was pulled from the game for not hustling.

Atlanta's manager, Brian Snitker, appeared to pull his star player out of the game after he failed to hustle down the line on a hit that should've been a double. He ended up only getting a single out of it and was thrown out stealing.

Acuna is now out of the game.

"Ronald Acuña has been removed from today's game. Snit took him down the steps in the Braves dugout after not running out a ball off the wall in the bottom of the third. Acuña settled for a single and was thrown out trying to steal. Adam Duvall is entering the game," 680 The Fan tweeted.

Acuna stood and watched his hit for an extremely long time, perhaps thinking it was going to be a home run. It ended up costing him.

FOX Sports Atlanta has tweeted out video of Acuna getting called into the tunnel to talk with his manager.

It's been a tough day for the Braves, as they trail the Dodgers, 3-1, in the bottom of the fifth inning.

We'll likely hear more about the decision to pull Acuna following the game.