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Birth Date11-12-1990
Height6' 1"
Weight225 lbs
Age27 years, 3 months, 10 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
3.22014
0.52015
3.52016
6.12017
2.12018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2013 MIA 22 70 291 275 31 73 17 4 3 107 13 57 2 0 1 32 5 1 .265 .303 .389 .258 7.2 7.7 1.6
2014 MIA 23 153 612 565 72 152 26 5 23 257 41 164 1 5 85 3 1 .269 .317 .455 .285 30.3 -1.8 3.2
2015 MIA 24 123 494 459 47 119 27 0 10 176 30 110 3 2 0 44 2 3 .259 .308 .383 .255 15.2 -10.6 0.5
2016 MIA 25 148 608 557 75 148 23 6 23 252 43 115 4 4 0 76 0 3 .266 .321 .452 .292 39.5 -5.9 3.5
2017 MIA 26 159 679 613 93 191 30 2 37 336 64 144 0 2 0 124 1 3 .312 .376 .548 .321 55.4 5.1 6.1
Career6532684246931868312317961128191590101313611111.277.329.457.287147.6-5.414.8

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2008 dml Rk 63 263 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .355 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 MRL Rk 55 244 .319 .249 .345 .349 .256 .395 97 16.7 7.8 -2.9 1.2 1.0 22.5 2.4 22.5 2.4
2010 GRB A 6 27 .201 .258 .325 .376 .268 .214 109 -1.7 0.8 -0.3 1.7 -0.6 -1.8 -0.0 -1.8 -0.0
2010 JAM A- 68 293 .290 .249 .331 .366 .262 .329 109 9.4 8.7 -3.1 6.2 1.5 16.5 2.3 16.5 2.3
2011 GRB A 131 552 .276 .259 .329 .391 .262 .308 108 9.6 16.0 -6.1 22.3 1.8 21.3 4.4 21.3 4.4
2012 JUP A+ 129 539 .281 .252 .321 .371 .247 .301 102 12.7 16.1 -5.4 20.0 1.1 24.6 4.4 24.6 4.4
2012 GIG Wnt 47 190 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .269 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIA MLB 70 291 .258 .258 .316 .401 .261 .326 96 -0.7 7.7 -1.2 7.7 1.4 7.2 1.6 7.2 1.6
2013 JUP A+ 4 15 .212 .247 .323 .386 .260 .364 86 -0.8 0.4 -0.2 -0.5 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
2013 JAX AA 10 47 .414 .244 .333 .383 .262 .310 95 7.4 1.3 -0.5 -0.6 0.4 8.5 0.9 8.5 0.9
2014 MIA MLB 153 612 .285 .247 .307 .381 .258 .337 97 14.5 15.8 1 -1.8 -1.0 30.3 3.2 30.3 3.2
2015 MIA MLB 123 494 .255 .257 .317 .408 .267 .320 92 -2.4 13.3 0.5 -10.6 3.8 15.2 0.5 15.2 0.5
2015 NWO AAA 33 132 .360 .265 .328 .393 .266 .359 85 13.8 3.7 0.2 -1.4 0.7 18.3 1.7 18.3 1.7
2015 GIG Wnt 7 28 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .143 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 MIA MLB 148 608 .292 .255 .317 .413 .265 .296 89 20 17.2 0.7 -5.9 1.6 39.5 3.5 39.5 3.5
2017 MIA MLB 159 679 .321 .254 .324 .424 .266 .355 93 43.8 19.9 -4.7 5.1 -3.5 55.4 6.1 55.4 6.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2008 dml Rk 263 33 65 14 0 6 43 23 61 8 1 .279 .344 .416 .137 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 MRL Rk 244 32 67 22 0 5 39 22 52 4 2 .313 .385 .486 .173 .319 22.5 1.2 2.4
2010 JAM A- 293 53 72 11 2 21 60 17 94 3 1 .267 .317 .556 .289 .290 16.5 6.2 2.3
2010 GRB A 27 3 4 0 0 1 2 2 10 0 0 .160 .222 .280 .120 .201 -1.8 1.7 -0.0
2011 GRB A 552 87 132 28 5 23 71 46 121 17 2 .266 .330 .482 .216 .276 21.3 22.3 4.4
2012 JUP A+ 539 89 130 27 2 24 95 44 116 8 3 .266 .328 .476 .211 .281 24.6 20.0 4.4
2012 GIG Wnt 190 22 41 12 0 9 27 11 46 2 5 .236 .289 .460 .224 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIA MLB 291 31 73 17 4 3 32 13 57 5 1 .265 .303 .389 .124 .258 7.2 7.7 1.6
2013 JAX AA 47 6 14 3 1 5 15 3 9 1 0 .333 .383 .810 .476 .414 8.5 -0.6 0.9
2013 JUP A+ 15 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 .267 .267 .333 .067 .212 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2014 MIA MLB 612 72 152 26 5 23 85 41 164 3 1 .269 .317 .455 .186 .285 30.3 -1.8 3.2
2015 MIA MLB 494 47 119 27 0 10 44 30 110 2 3 .259 .308 .383 .124 .255 15.2 -10.6 0.5
2015 NWO AAA 132 21 38 12 1 5 11 11 23 1 0 .317 .379 .558 .242 .360 18.3 -1.4 1.7
2015 GIG Wnt 28 4 4 1 0 1 4 1 5 0 0 .154 .179 .308 .154 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 MIA MLB 608 75 148 23 6 23 76 43 115 0 3 .266 .321 .452 .187 .292 39.5 -5.9 3.5
2017 MIA MLB 679 93 191 30 2 37 124 64 144 1 3 .312 .376 .548 .237 .321 55.4 5.1 6.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2013 1104 0.4629 0.4946 0.7491 0.6477 0.3626 0.8973 0.5209 0.2509 444 0.007011
2014 2379 0.4737 0.4674 0.6915 0.6202 0.3299 0.8140 0.4843 0.3085 1029 0.001490
2015 1822 0.4490 0.4775 0.7379 0.6357 0.3486 0.8538 0.5657 0.2621 808 -0.000807
2016 2217 0.4502 0.4709 0.7328 0.6533 0.3216 0.8574 0.5255 0.2672 0 0.000000
2017 2535 0.4316 0.4927 0.7302 0.7121 0.3262 0.8164 0.5872 0.2698 0 0.000000
Career100570.45220.47940.72510.65650.33410.84050.53810.2749438.53470.001

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-09-22 2014-09-29 DTD 7 7 Right Ankle Sprain Sliding Into Second Base -
2014-04-14 2014-04-15 DTD 1 1 - Foot Contusion Foul Ball - -
2013-07-23 2013-09-30 60-DL 69 65 Left Thumb Surgery Ulnar Collateral Ligament 2013-07-26 -
2013-04-03 2013-04-16 Minors 13 0 Left Wrist Fracture - -
2010-04-14 2010-06-18 Minors 65 0 Left Forearm Fracture -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 SLN $9,000,000
2017 MIA $3,500,000
2016 MIA $570,000
2015 MIA $545,000
2014 MIA $505,000
2013 MIA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$5,120,000
2018Current$9,000,000
5 yrPvs + Cur$14,120,000
5 yrTotal$14,120,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 124 d1 year/$9M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$9M (2018). Re-signed by St. Louis 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2017). Re-signed by Miami 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by St. Louis in trade from Miami 12/13/17.
  • 1 year/$0.57M (2016). Re-signed by Miami 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.545M (2015). Re-signed by Miami 3/3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014). Re-signed by Miami 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Miami 11/20/12. Re-signed by Miami 3/13.
  • Signed 2008 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .295 .338 .548 .322
11 vs R (Multi) .257 .311 .404 .271
18 Split (Multi) -.039 -.027 -.143 -.051
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 -.017
30 vs L (2016) .289 .328 .595 .336
31 vs R (2016) .259 .319 .413 .280
38 Split (2016) -.030 -.009 -.182 -.056
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 -.016

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-06-23 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is Marcell Ozuna for real? Is .280-.290/30 HR the ceiling or the floor?
(Party Guy from DC)
.280/.290/30 HR would be one hell of a floor for any player. That's hyper-elite talent levels of floor. I've always liked Ozuna and I think the breakout is mostly real, but ease up on the gas a bit. (Nicolas Stellini)
2015-07-23 17:00:00 (link to chat)Do you have a take on Marcell Ozuna?
(ayzzya from Norf Norf)
He's a solid player who was having a down year and got demoted. He'll be back up at some point, should be productive, but might not reach the power heights he did in 2014. (Mike Gianella)
2015-06-30 19:00:00 (link to chat)Lost Giancarlo. Looking to replace some of his power. Traded Jason Grilli for Marcell Ozuna and am looking to add Ryan Zimmerman off of waivers. Both of them should show more power in the 2nd half right?
(Shawn from Cubicle)
I think Ozuna will. It's hard to believe he only has four home runs and even if he doesn't repeat last year more power should be on the horizon. Zimmerman is a tough read because of the plantar fasciitis. It's a tough injury to recover from in season, and I suspect Zimmerman is going to have to rest/recover at some point. (Mike Gianella)
2015-06-02 18:00:00 (link to chat)You don't have to answer all of them(or even one of them): How does Arismendy fit into Chicago's future this or next year? Is it reasonable to expect Wil Myers to keep up this season's performance? What happened to Marcell Ozuna's power this year? What is your favorite thing about Touki Toussaint? Anthony Alford is this year's Pompey? Thanks
(Ayzzy from Jackson Hole)
I think Alcantara fills a super utility role in the short term and provides insurance in case of injury and or trades. In the long term? Who knows. I've always loved Wil Myers so I think he can keep this up. I love Touki's curveball, it's a legitimate pitch. (Mauricio Rubio)
2014-12-18 15:00:00 (link to chat)I'm in a 10 team 5x5 keeper and we redraft every 4 years. We get 7 keepers and this year we redraft. With my #7 keeper, should I be keeping Javier Baez over Julio Teheran, JD Martinez, Marcell Ozuna, and Alex Wood? I had originally reserved my #7 for Oscar Taveras, unfortunately. How would you rank those players?
(Steve from Long Beach)
I think Baez is a fine option for that spot. He's boom/bust though, and you have to be comfortable with that level of risk. If you're not, I'd take Teheran or Ozuna with Wood and Martinez filling in behind them. (Craig Goldstein)
2014-07-28 19:00:00 (link to chat)Better young outfield now and in the future. Gregory Polanco, Andrew McCutchen and Starling Marte vs. Marcell Ozuna, Christian Yelich and Gincarlo Stanton?
(Drew from Rockford, IL)
Pirates now, maybe Marlins next year, Pirates after that. Because are we to assume Stanton stays in Miami? Because with five bazillion trade rumors in the last two years, one of 'em's gotta be true. (Matt Sussman)
2014-08-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Dynasty league, which side you got? Chris Sale + Kris Bryant + Marcell Ozuna or Gregory Polanco + Anthony Rendon + Christian Yelich
(John Johnson from Wisconsin)
Sale/Bryant/Ozuna on the strength of the first two. (Craig Goldstein)
2014-07-24 19:00:00 (link to chat)Is Marcell Ozuna here to stay fantasy wise or flash in the pan?
(Drew from Rockford, IL)
I think he's here to stay, but I've been a sucker for his type in the past. (Mauricio Rubio)
2014-04-16 19:00:00 (link to chat)What do you make of Marcell Ozuna? He was rushed to the bigs and wasn't considered a polished player to start with, but he looks like he's getting his feet under him. Is that ballpark and lineup enough to keep him down from a fantasy perspective?
(birdzfan52 from Baltimore)
Very talented, but I bet the lack of polish/experience gets to him at some point this year. I've likened him to The Good Josh Reddick before #interracialcomps and I'm going to stick with that for now. Exciting player, but I don't think he's a finished product, despite his nice start. (Ben Carsley)
2014-04-03 19:30:00 (link to chat)Marcell Ozuna worth snatching?
(Lona Misa from The Projects)
Truly depends on the league parameters. Assuming a 10-12 team vanilla league, I'll opt out. (Craig Goldstein)
2014-02-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see any top-tier prospects not panning out like we all think they may, due to something like organizational mismanagement? Sometimes, I think the Phillies messed around with Dom Brown too much and he's currently closer to his floor than his ceiling (minus last May).
(Kevin from Penn)
I'm with you that the Phillies did Brown no favors. As a prospect guy, one of my biggest pet peeves is yo-yo-ing a guy back and forth or calling him up and letting him rot on the bench. The Phillies did both to Brown. It's hard to predict organizational mismanagement, but history shows us that the Marlins are always an odds-on favorite to do something wacky, like they did last year by calling up Marcell Ozuna or Jake Marksnick way too early. (Jeff Moore)
2014-02-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Marcell Ozuna? Do you think he starts this year and what's your projection for him? Long-term projection? Thanks.
(matt from MI)
I think he is talented but will never get to make the most of it because the Marlins have handled him poorly. He will probably be one of their starting outfielders this season and should probably in Triple-A. Or, he wouldn't need to be in Triple-A this year if they had left him there last year. The guy only got 10 (!) total games above A-ball in his minor league career despite being seen as a raw prospect. I hate the way they've handled him, though most of it was probably coming from Loria. (Jeff Moore)
2014-01-21 18:00:00 (link to chat)what do you think is the most interesting position battle this spring in terms of fantasy impact.
(higgsboson from guelph)
I want to see what happens in the Marlins outfield. Brian Bogusevic really intrigues me as a deep league power/speed sleeper, and Christian Yelich might start in the minors but could also get the call. Marcell Ozuna is kind of underrated in deeper leagues as well. There are a lot of non-Giancarlo Stanton options in this outfield who could provide fantasy impact or not depending on how the battles shake out. (Mike Gianella)
2014-01-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)In a fit of off-season boredom, I traded Marcell Ozuna for Brad Peacock. Now, I'm trying to remember why I did it. Help me out here, I don't want to sound like an idiot when the rest of the league comes back.
(RotoLando from Cloud City)
That's a sharp deal. Look at Peacock from August on when he added a slider. He was very good. Small sample, but there was a discernible change. (Paul Sporer)
2014-01-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Power-hitting prospects Marcell Ozuna and Oswaldo Arcia didn't really do very much last year, and now they find themselves in outfields that are filling up. Do either of them step up and claim a spot in 2014?
(RotoLando from Cloud City)
Ozuna shouldn't have been in MLB last year, and frankly, I'm not sure he's ready to be this year. I think he can grab a spot in 2015. Arcia should have a spot and should be let to develop in that spot this year while the Twins aren't really in contention. (Mark Anderson)
2014-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)I must have been bored out of my mind, because I just realized I traded Marcell Ozuna for Brad Peacock. Is there any way to spin this so I don't get laughed out of my league?
(RotoLando from Cloud City)
Sure. There's a good chance Ozuna doesn't see playing time in the near future thanks to Yelich/Marisnick/Stanton (Craig Goldstein)
2014-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who begins the year as the Marlin's starting centerfielder? Who ends the year as the Marlin's starting centerfielder?
(Paul from DC)
I think it could be Marcell Ozuna if he's healthy to start the season, but I think it's Jake Marisnick by season's end. (Craig Goldstein)
2013-12-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which do you think will have the best career? Marcell Ozuna, Jake Marisnick, Michael Choice, Khris Davis? And can you rank the 4 for career? Thanks!
(TheKernel from Pasadena)
I would take Marisnick.

Marisnick, Choice, Ozuna, Davis (Jason Parks)
2013-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Please rank: Avisail Garcia, Oswaldo Arcia, Marcell Ozuna?
(Felipe from Mexico)
Arcia, gap, Garcia, Ozuna. (Bret Sayre)
2013-09-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does Marcell Ozuna come back in 2014 and grab a starting OF position away from Yelich or Marisnick if Stanton is still around?
(sjdigio from Chicago)
I discounted him once, and he burned me early on. But long-term I think the best bets are Yelich and Marisnick. (Jason Parks)
2013-08-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see Marcell Ozuna beating out Yelich or Marisnick for a starting OF spot for the Marlins next year if Stanton is still around?
(Steve from Chicago)
Yes. Marisnick has excellent talent, but he's flat-out not ready. I understood Yelich, but the Marisnick call-up was a head scratcher to me. (Jason Cole)
2013-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Best to worst short term NL only keeper (2014-15)... Todd Frazier, Marcell Ozuna, Jedd Gyorko?
(Broken Arrow from Texas)
I think I'd flip the order. Jerk & Ozuna have the upside. Frazier is a WYSIWYG which is fine, but I'd rather gamble on the bigger payoff. (Paul Sporer)
2013-04-30 12:00:00 (link to chat)Just snagged Marcell Ozuna in my NL only keeper league - what do you expect from him for now, and down the road?
(pbsenerchia from DC)
Mark Anderson and Brey Sayre just published a piece that should help you out: http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20419 (R.J. Anderson)
2013-03-27 20:00:00 (link to chat) Will Marcell Ozuna get his chance? It looks like that will be a pretty crowded outfield with Yelich and Marisnick in the next couple of years.
(Mitchell Rembold from Iowa)
He's going to need to keep proving that he can make contact as he makes his way up the chain. If he does what he's capable of, they'll make a spot for him. (Bret Sayre)
2013-02-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who's the better prospect: Avisail Garcia or Marcell Ozuna? Which one has a better chance at becoming an all-star in the big leagues? Thanks!
(Cole from St. Louis)
They're the same. Obviously they're not really, but there is no known data to suggest we know one way or the other. (Those are the worst kind of answers but they're my favorite.) If I had to pick I'd pick Ozuna because I was tweeting jokes at Garcia's expense during the postseason last year and so I'd like those tweets not to look hysterically misguided ever. (Sam Miller)


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