Atlanta Braves outfielder Eddie Rosario set for laser process to appropriate blurred imaginative and prescient, group says

Atlanta Braves outfielder Eddie Rosario noticed a retinal specialist on Monday, and can endure a laser process within the coming days to appropriate blurred imaginative and prescient and swelling in his proper eye, the group introduced.

Rosario performed within the Braves' 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday, showing as a pinch hitter who took over in left discipline. He went 0-for-2 within the loss. Atlanta was off on Monday, and opens a house sequence Tuesday vs. the Chicago Cubs.

Rosario, like lots of his teammates, is off to a sluggish begin on the plate for the defending World Collection champions. He's hitting simply .068 with three hits in 44 at-bats. He has no RBIs to go together with 10 strikeouts.

The MVP of final yr's Nationwide League Championship Collection, Rosario returned to the Braves this season on a two-year, $18 million contract, and with star outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. on the injured listing to start out the season, so much was anticipated from Rosario.

However he has simply two hits in his previous 5 video games, and the scuffling Braves will take a 7-10 document into their sequence vs. the Cubs.

Assist seems to be on the way in which, nevertheless, within the type of Acuna. Working his means again from a torn proper ACL, the star outfielder is on a minor league rehabilitation task with a goal date of Could 6 to return to the Braves.

Acuna has been on a tear in opposition to Triple-A pitchers, hitting .417 in 4 video games for Gwinnett by means of Saturday's motion, and it stays to be seen if Rosario's absence would possibly velocity up Acuna's return.

Atlanta's contract with Rosario features a group choice for the 2024 season. He was acquired from Cleveland earlier than final season's buying and selling deadline. He hit .271 with 13 extra-base hits, together with seven residence runs through the common season, however then took issues to a different stage within the postseason, hitting .560 with three residence runs and 9 RBIs within the NLCS alone.

Total, in 16 playoff video games, he hit .383 with seven extra-base hits to assist the Braves win the title. He additionally had an 11-game hitting streak within the postseason, tied for third longest in Braves playoff historical past.

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