Marcell Ozuna RUMORS & NEWS

  • Marlins’ Marcell Ozuna called up, compares Triple A to jail

    Miami Herald "Returning to the Marlins was like escaping prison for Marcell Ozuna. The slugging outfielder, who was optioned to Triple A New Orleans on July 5, was recalled by the Marlins on Saturday and started in center field in the second of a three-game series against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium...." August 16

  • Marlins place Christian Yelich on the disabled list, recall Marcell Ozuna from Triple-A

    Hardball Talk "Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports that the Marlins have placed outfielder Christian Yelich on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee contusion and recalled Marcell Ozuna from Triple-A New Orleans. The Marlins demoted Ozuna to Triple-A in early July as he was hitting a meager..." August 15

  • Marlins' motives questioned in keeping Ozuna in minors

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Of all the players moving in and out of the Marlins organization leading up to Friday's non-waiver trade deadline, none fostered more intrigue than one who stayed where he was. Such is the curious case of Marcell Ozuna, out of sight but hardly out of mind in the minor leagues. The center..." August 02

  • Marcell Ozuna struggles will likely delay extension talks

    Fish Stripes "Miami's outfield has been considered one of the best in all of baseball and Marcell Ozuna has a lot to do with that. Over his first two major league seasons, Ozuna has proven he has power and can have success anywhere in the lineup. But he has slowed down a bit in 2015. Before the start of the..." July 06

  • Marlins option Marcell Ozuna to Triple-A

    Hardball Talk "Following another 0-for-3 performance in Sunday’s loss to the Cubs, the Marlins optioned outfielder Marcell Ozuna to Triple-A New Orleans. Ozuna was mired in a dreadful slump, going hitless in five consecutive games and in nine of his last 10 games. It’s still a surprising move as Ozuna was..." July 05

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    Joe Frisaro @JoeFrisaro

    #Marlins Marcell Ozuna removed from today's game with a left leg cramp. He is day to day.

  • Rough spring hasn't dashed Ozuna's Opening Day lineup bid

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "In going 3-for-5 in Tuesday's win against the Astros, Jake Marisnick raised his Grapefruit League batting average to .375. Meanwhile, Marcell Ozuna and his .135 spring average watched from the bench. With Opening Day less than two weeks away, it would seem Ozuna is in the process of playing..." March 19

  • Marlins’ Marcell Ozuna is likely out for the season

    Miami Herald "Outfielder Marcell Ozuna is scheduled to undergo surgery Friday to repair a ligament tear and avulsion fracture in his left thumb. He is likely done for the season. “I don’t have a definitive time frame” said Larry Beinfest Marlins president of baseball operations. “But it’s highly doubtful and..." July 26

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    Juan C. Rodriguez @JCRMarlinsbeat

    Some #Marlins players hearing Ozuna has a torn ligament in left thumb. Likely headed to MLB DL not AA Jax.

  • Clutch-hitting Ozuna sparks Marlins 4-2 win over Twins

    Miami Herald "Marcell Ozuna isn’t putting up the power numbers some thought he would after what he accomplished in the minors, but the 22-year-old rookie is still proving early on in his big-league career that he’s pretty clutch. After picking up the game-winning RBI in wins over the defending World Series..." June 26

  • Stanton DL stint gives Ozuna early opening

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The pain signals no longer were flooding his brain. Face down in a prone position beyond first base after his right hamstring strain Monday, Giancarlo Stanton already was thinking about the recovery. "Here we go, this month process to bring everything back," said Stanton, before the Marlins'..." May 01