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It’s bad enough being a member of MLB’s worst team, the Miami Marlins. But on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field against the Tampa Bay Rays, it got even worse for outfield Marcell Ozuna. Attempting to catch a foul ball off the bat of Evan Longoria, Ozuna went head first into the wall after he tripped and fell over the bullpen mound. Pretty dangerous situation and luckily Ozuna wasn’t injured. Why are there in-play bullpen mounds anyways?
Here’s how the whole thing unfolded.
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Miami Marlins right fielder Marcell Ozuna did a faceplant and slid head first into a wall after he tripped on the bullpen mound while chasing a foul popup during Tuesday night's game at Tropicana Field against the Tampa Bay Rays.
It happened in the fifth inning as Ozuna ran full speed to track down the popup by Rays batter Evan Longoria...
BEEN A ROUGH SEASON
Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna officially hates the Rays outfield bullpen mounds more than anyone.
Your browser does not support iframes.This play epitomizes the current state of the Miami Marlins.It came in the bottom of the fifth inning in Miami's game at Tampa Bay Tuesday night as Marlins right right fielder Marcell Ozuna attempted to flag down a foul pop hit by Rays slugger Evan Longoria. His pursuit of the ball carries him all the way over near the mounds in the bullpen...
Previously on Outside the Boxscore, Miami Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna was featured after losing track of a home run in San Diego.
This time around Ozuna's Marlins were in Tampa Bay to face the Rays and clearly from the below clip, Marcell needs to learn about the size of the bullpen mounds at Tropicana Field:
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