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Marcell Ozuna

27-Year-Old Outfielder – St. Louis Cardinals

2018 Stats

AVG

.247

HR

2

RBI

11

R

8

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Ozuna had shown flashes of greatness in the past, but few could have predicted his monster 2017. As a 25-year-old, Ozuna exceeded his home-run total from the previous two seasons combined while adding...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 234   DOB: 11/12/1990   BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By FLA In 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Marcell Ozuna Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $9 million contract with the Cardinals in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

April 15, 2018  –  Marcell Ozuna News

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Marcell Ozuna Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 19 A JAM 68 293 270 53 72 34 11 2 21 60 3 1 17 94 0 3 3 .267 .314 .556 .870
2010 19 A GRE 6 27 25 3 4 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 10 0 0 0 .160 .222 .280 .502
2011 20 A GRE 131 552 496 87 132 56 28 5 23 71 17 2 46 121 6 2 2 .266 .330 .482 .812
2012 21 A+ JUP 129 539 489 89 130 53 27 2 24 95 8 3 44 116 0 3 3 .266 .328 .476 .804
2013 22 A+ JUP 4 15 15 1 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 .267 .267 .333 .600
2013 22 AA JAC 10 47 42 6 14 9 3 1 5 15 1 0 3 9 0 1 1 .333 .383 .810 1.193
2013 22 MAJ MIA 70 291 275 31 73 24 17 4 3 32 5 1 13 57 1 0 2 .265 .303 .389 .692
2014 23 MAJ MIA 153 612 565 72 152 54 26 5 23 85 3 1 41 164 0 5 1 .269 .317 .455 .772
2015 24 AAA NEW 33 132 120 21 38 18 12 1 5 11 1 0 11 23 0 0 1 .317 .379 .558 .937
2015 24 MAJ MIA 123 494 459 47 119 37 27 0 10 44 2 3 30 110 0 2 3 .259 .308 .383 .691
2016 25 MAJ MIA 148 608 557 75 148 52 23 6 23 76 0 3 43 115 0 4 4 .266 .321 .452 .773
2017 26 MAJ MIA 159 679 613 93 191 69 30 2 37 124 1 3 64 144 0 2 0 .312 .376 .548 .924
2018 27 MAJ STL 19 85 81 8 20 4 2 0 2 11 0 0 3 23 0 1 0 .247 .271 .346 .617
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3-Year Averages     143 592 543 71 152 51 26 2 23 81 1 3 45 123 0 2 2 .280 .336 .462 .798
Career  (View All)     672 2,769 2,550 326 703 240 125 17 98 372 11 11 194 613 1 14 10 .276 .328 .453 .781

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Marcell Ozuna Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 21 Cin 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .271 .346 .617
Apr. 20 Cin 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .272 .351 .623
Apr. 19 @ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .273 .365 .638
Apr. 17 @ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .288 .386 .674
Apr. 15 @Cin Did not play.
Apr. 14 @Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .288 .294 .409 .703
Apr. 13 @Cin 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .302 .429 .731
Apr. 12 @Cin 6 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .293 .293 .431 .724
Apr. 11 Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .308 .404 .712
Apr. 10 Mil 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .313 .417 .730
Apr. 9 Mil 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .326 .326 .442 .768
Apr. 8 Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .316 .421 .737
Apr. 7 Ari 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .324 .324 .441 .765
Apr. 5 Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .267 .400 .667
Apr. 4 @Mil 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .269 .423 .692
Apr. 3 @Mil 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .227 .409 .636
Apr. 2 @Mil 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .278 .500
Apr. 1 @NYM 5 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .231 .308 .539
Mar. 31 @NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Mar. 29 @NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Games 23 3 3 0 0 0 3 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 .130 .222 .130 .352
Last 14 Games 55 5 13 1 0 1 6 3 13 0 0 0 1 1 .236 .271 .309 .580
Last 30 Games 81 8 20 2 0 2 11 3 23 0 0 0 1 1 .247 .271 .346 .617

Marcell Ozuna: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 19 19
2017 153 152 3 1 2
2016 142 11 123 9
2015 122 111 15
2014 151 11 140 4
2013 69 33 36

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Marcell Ozuna Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018171020.176.235.485
2017128193150.305.422.804
20161212010180.289.595.923

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018647290.266.375.652
201748574341091.313.581.955
20164365513580.259.413.732

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018333020.303.333.657
20172854622610.344.6111.023
20162673712370.262.479.791

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018485290.208.354.589
20173284715631.284.494.837
20162903811390.269.428.757
Marcell Ozuna vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Luis Castillo CIN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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Marcell Ozuna Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 19 A JAM 293 270 5.8% 32.1% 0.18 65% .323 .289
2010 19 A GRE 27 25 7.4% 37% 0.20 60% .214 .120
2011 20 A GRE 552 496 8.3% 21.9% 0.38 76% .308 .216
2012 21 A+ JUP 539 489 8.2% 21.5% 0.38 76% .301 .210
2013 22 A+ JUP 15 15 0% 26.7% 0.00 73% .364 .066
2013 22 AA JAC 47 42 6.4% 19.1% 0.33 79% .310 .477
2013 22 MAJ MIA 291 275 4.5% 19.6% 0.23 79% .326 .124
2014 23 MAJ MIA 612 565 6.7% 26.8% 0.25 71% .337 .186
2015 24 AAA NEW 132 120 8.3% 17.4% 0.48 81% .359 .241
2015 24 MAJ MIA 494 459 6.1% 22.3% 0.27 76% .320 .124
2016 25 MAJ MIA 608 557 7.1% 18.9% 0.37 79% .296 .186
2017 26 MAJ MIA 679 613 9.4% 21.2% 0.44 77% .355 .236
2018 27 MAJ STL 85 81 3.5% 27.1% 0.13 72% .316 .099
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3-Year Averages     592 543 7.6% 20.8% 0.37 77% .323 .182
Career     2,769 2,550 7% 22.1% 0.32 76% .326 .177

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Marcell Ozuna Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
LF 2016 95.3 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1335 11 3 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 161.7 2 5 3 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CF 2015 924.7 -3 - -7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 1069 -12 - -11 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 18 -1 - 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2015 122.7 0 - 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 70.7 6 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1.3 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Marcell Ozuna    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.13 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.5% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
27.1% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.617 OPS
TERRIBLE
.271 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.247 AVG
WEAK
.316 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.346 SLG
TERRIBLE
.099 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Marcell Ozuna: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ozuna went 2-for-5 with an RBI single and a run in a 5-3 win over the Reds on Friday.

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Ozuna went 1-for-6 with a solo home run against the Reds on Thursday.

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Ozuna went 2-for-5 with a two-run single and a double in a 5-4 extra-inning loss to the Brewers on Monday.

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Ozuna went 3-for-4 with a run scored in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Diamondbacks.

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Ozuna went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Brewers.

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Ozuna went 3-for-5 with a double and a pair of RBI in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Mets.

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Ozuna, who went 1-for-2 with four RBI from a three-run home run and a sacrifice fly in Thursday's 8-2 Grapefruit League win over the Braves, is now 11-for-22 after notching only four hits and 13 strikeouts in his first 28 spring at-bats, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Ozuna, who came into Tuesday's 11-4 Grapefruit League win over the Marlins with just four hits in 28 at-bats, went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and two runs against his former team.

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Ozuna has gone 4-for-28 with a home run and 13 strikeouts across 11 Grapefruit League contests.

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Ozuna is expected to be the Cardinals' cleanup hitter more often than not this season, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Ozuna went 1-for-2 with a solo home run and a walk in a 3-3 Grapefruit League tie with the Twins on Thursday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Ozuna rebounded from a disappointing 2015 campaign to essentially match his breakout 2014 season, showing latent skills growth in the process. The 26-year-old's future is back on the upswing. He walked more and whiffed significantly less than in the previous season. It's the improved contact rate that's most intriguing. The only negative last season was a 20-point drop in BABIP for the second straight year. Assuming a great deal of that is variance, if Ozuna maintains most or all his contact gains, what looks to be a stable average in the .265 range could head north quickly with a BABIP reversion. While the power drop in 2015 can't be ignored, it can be discounted meaning there could be a buying opportunity if the market doesn't similarly adjust. Plus, Ozuna is lofting a few more flyballs away from challenging the 30-homer mark, and he's at an age where this often occurs. Don't hesitate to cast a line toward him.

2016

The power Ozuna showed in 2014 dissipated in 2015, as he hit just 10 home runs in 494 plate appearances and saw his slugging percentage dip below .400 for the second time in three years. Ozuna’s performance was so poor that the Marlins stashed him in the minors for 33 games, likely in an extremely Marlins attempt to game his service time clock. Giving up on Ozuna at this point would be a grave overreaction, however; he was a 24-year-old playing in one of the most difficult parks for power hitters in the game’s recent history. Slumps will happen. Counting the minor leagues, Ozuna has four 20-homer seasons in the past six years, and he’s far too young to give up on. His strikeout rates are concerning — he has yet to post one below 19.6 percent — but if the power he showed in 2014 and in the minors resurfaces, everybody will forget all about that right quick.

2015

A surprise offensive breakout player during his 2013 rookie campaign, Ozuna managed to sneak up on us once again in 2014 as he made significant strides in most every aspect of his game. The 24-year-old outfielder re-discovered the power stroke he displayed throughout the minors and socked 23 home runs to go along with 26 doubles and five triples while tallying 83 RBI over 153 games during his first full season in the majors. Ozuna continued to swing and miss with regularity (26.8 K%), but also showed a slight increase in walk rate (6.7% in 2014 compared to 4.5% as a rookie). He continues to provide steady defense in the outfield and has settled in as the full-time center fielder after the team tried to mix and match defensive alignments early on. Ozuna should be fully recover from the ankle injury that cost him the last two weeks in September by the time camp rolls around, and he'll enter the season with ample RBI opportunities while batting in the middle of the Marlins’ order.

2014

Ozuna turned heads when he got the nod over some of the Marlins' more accomplished outfield prospects in late May and perhaps his presence on the 40-man roster played a role. Ozuna did, however, make the most of his opportunity, putting together a BABIP-fueled tear where he batted .336 over his first 33 games with the Marlins. More of a power prospect than a contact hitter -- Ozuna popped one home run every 20.9 at-bats in minors with a strikeout rate hovering around 20% -- it was no surprise to see his line dip to .265/.303/.389 before he was finally shut down with a thumb injury that required surgery in late July. Despite struggling during the end of his run in Miami, Ozuna gained some valuable experience as an everyday player, contributing solid defense in the outfield and showing the ability to handle right-handed pitching at the major league level. He is not quite of the Christian Yelich/Jake Marisnick ilk, but with a reduced strikeout rate, improved patience at the plate and some more authoritative contact, Ozuna could threaten 20 home runs annually as he hits his prime. Heading into the spring, Ozuna looks to be the favorite to earn the starting job in center field with Miami as he enters his sophomore season.

2013

Ozuna spent his 2012 season at High-A Jupiter and followed up his fine season the previous year with more of the same. He continues to flash plus power, slugging 24 home runs over 489 at-bats last season while posting a strong .804 OPS. Ozuna has mashed 69 home runs over three minor league seasons and appears ready to take a jump to the next level in 2013. Though his 116 strikeouts in 129 games last season lend doubt to the notion that he will ever provide positive value in terms of batting average, his power is absolutely for real. Keeper league owners should invest now, as he'll likely spend his 2013 season at Double-A Jacksonville.

2012

Ozuna is no Mike Stanton, but the 21-year-old has plus-power and began to develop other aspects of his game in 2011, upping his walk rate, cutting back on the strikeouts and stealing an impressive 17 bases in 19 attempts at Low-A. The plate discipline is still a work in progress, and Jupiter can be a tough place to hit so don't be shocked if his numbers at High-A take a bit of a tumble, but he's a legitimate prospect who would be among the best in the Marlins system even if it weren't depleted.