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Marlins option CF Marcell Ozuna to Triple-A

The Miami Marlins optioned struggling center fielder Marcell Ozuna to Triple-A New Orleans following Sunday's finale against the Chicago Cubs. Ozuna is in a 1-for-36 slump over his past nine games. His average has dropped to .249 with a .301 on-base percentage. The 24-year-old has just four homers on the season -- all of which have come on the road -- with 26 RBI in 79 contests....
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Despite 'sophomore jinx,' Marlins still happy with outfielders Yelich, Ozuna

The Miami Marlins were expected to have one of the best outfields in baseball this season, but it hasn't quite panned out that way so far. With slugger Giancarlo Stanton well established as one of the most productive hitters in the majors, pundits contended that with the emergence of center fielder Marcell Ozuna and left fielder Christian Yelich, the Marlins outfield would be be...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Execute Perfect Silent Treatment For Marcell Ozuna’s Home Run (Video)

It took 27 games, but Marcell Ozuna finally hit his first home run of the season Thursday night. The Miami Marlins outfielder broke out last season with 23 home runs, but he’s been marred in a power outage so far this season. He finally broke out against the San Francisco Giants, though, with an absolute rocket of a home run Thursday. The Marlins decided to have a little fun with...
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins’ Marcell Ozuna Celebrates Catching Line Drive He Didn’t Catch (Video)

The Miami Marlins had a rough Opening Day. Things didn’t start so hot for Miami when its game against the Atlanta Braves was delayed in the second inning due to rain at Marlins Park, which has a retractable roof. Then, in the sixth inning, center fielder Marcell Ozuna allowed a runner to put himself in scoring position in a pretty embarrassing way. Braves center fielder Eric Young...
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcell Ozuna had the best almost catch on Opening Day (Video)

Marcell Ozuna had the best catch of Opening Day … or so he thought. The Miami Marlins center fielder charged in on a line drive in the top of the sixth inning against the Braves on Monday, and he dove for the ball. He thought he made a backhanded catch, but the ball got past...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Ozuna first among NL outfielders in RBI and tied for first in HRs

STREAKY OZUNA Since May 21, Marcell Ozuna is batting .328 with five homers and 16 RBI. During that span, he ranks first among NL outfielders in RBI and tied for first in home runs. Like teammate Christian Yelich, this year marks Ozuna's first major-league season. The pair earned call-ups in 2013. "He's a rookie," Redmond said. "This guy's a young hitter learning at the big-league...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Fish invade nation’s capital

Jacob Turner earned his first win of the season on Saturday. (Katherine Rios) Marlins meet Nats for three games The Miami Marlins will spend their Memorial Day in the nation’s capital as they open a three-game series against the Washington Nationals. Over the weekend, Miami dropped two of three to the first place Milwaukee Brewers, marking just the second home series this season...
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Persistence pays off as Marcell Ozuna busts out of slump in big way for Marlins

MIAMI -- An animated fish once offered the famous advice "just keep swimming." Mired in a monthlong slump, Miami Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna knew he needed to do just that in order to break out of his rough stretch. Ozuna drove in a career-high five runs to help Miami rout the Philadelphia Phillies 14-5 Wednesday night at Marlins Park. The 23-year-old went 2 for 4, adding...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Deep League Thoughts – Marcell Ozuna

I told ya I'd take it deep! Wait, that doesn't sound right...strike that, reverse it, scramble to the sidelines, get dropped before you're out of bounds and call a time out. Yeah, yeah I mixed sports metaphors but what do you expect from the guy who also works over on the Fantasy Football side of Razzball? As my wise friend Tehol once said, just as a leopard can't change it's spots...
Via Razzball
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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