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Birth Date11-12-1990
Height6' 1"
Weight225 lbs
Age28 years, 5 months, 7 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12015
2.52016
4.82017
2.42018
2.32019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2013 MIA 22 70 291 73 17 4 3 13 57 2 5 1 .265 .303 .389 81 -5.6 1.4 7.7 1.1
2014 MIA 23 153 612 152 26 5 23 41 164 1 3 1 .269 .317 .455 104 2.6 -1.0 -1.8 1.8
2015 MIA 24 123 494 119 27 0 10 30 110 3 2 3 .259 .308 .383 83 -8.0 3.8 -10.6 -0.1
2016 MIA 25 148 608 148 23 6 23 43 115 4 0 3 .266 .321 .452 112 10.3 1.6 -5.9 2.5
2017 MIA 26 159 679 191 30 2 37 64 144 0 1 3 .312 .376 .548 134 31.0 -3.5 5.0 4.8
2018 SLN 27 148 628 163 16 2 23 38 110 3 3 0 .280 .325 .433 109 9.1 2.6 -2.2 2.4
2019 SLN 28 16 67 18 3 0 8 4 16 1 2 0 .290 .343 .726 144 2.6 0.7 -1.4 0.4
Career817337986414219127233716141611.278.329.45810842.05.6-9.112.8

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2008 dml Rk DSL 63 263 .000 .000 .000 .355 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 MRL Rk GCL 55 244 .249 .345 .349 .395 97 16.7 7.8 -2.9 141 0 1.2 1.0 -3.5 0.4
2010 GRB A SAL 6 27 .258 .325 .376 .214 108 -1.8 0.8 -0.3 31 0 1.7 -0.6 -2.4 -0.1
2010 JAM A- NYP 68 293 .249 .331 .366 .329 108 9.2 8.7 -3.1 109 0 0.0 1.5 -3.1 0.4
2011 GRB A SAL 131 552 .259 .329 .391 .308 107 9.6 16.0 -6.1 110 0 22.3 1.8 -2.8 3.2
2012 JUP A+ FSL 129 539 .252 .321 .371 .301 102 12.8 16.1 -5.4 129 0 20.3 1.1 4.0 3.6
2012 GIG Wnt DWL 47 190 .000 .000 .000 .269 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIA MLB NL 70 291 .258 .316 .401 .326 96 -0.7 7.7 -1.2 81 7 7.7 1.4 -5.6 1.1
2013 JUP A+ FSL 4 15 .247 .323 .386 .364 88 -0.8 0.4 -0.2 79 0 -0.5 0.4 -0.6 0.0
2013 JAX AA SOU 10 47 .244 .333 .383 .310 95 7.3 1.3 -0.5 208 0 -0.6 0.4 3.7 0.5
2014 MIA MLB NL 153 612 .247 .307 .381 .337 98 13.3 15.8 1 104 10 -1.8 -1.0 2.6 1.8
2015 MIA MLB NL 123 494 .257 .317 .408 .320 89 -1.7 13.3 0.5 83 8 -10.6 3.8 -8.0 -0.1
2015 NWO AAA PCL 33 132 .265 .328 .393 .359 84 14 3.7 0.2 155 0 -1.4 0.7 5.1 0.8
2015 GIG Wnt DWL 7 28 .000 .000 .000 .143 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 MIA MLB NL 148 608 .255 .317 .413 .296 88 20.7 17.2 0.7 112 10 -5.9 1.6 10.3 2.5
2017 MIA MLB NL 159 679 .254 .324 .424 .355 93 43.5 19.9 -4.7 134 8 5.0 -3.5 31.0 4.8
2018 SLN MLB NL 148 628 .246 .316 .403 .309 93 15 17.6 -4.2 109 9 -2.2 2.6 9.1 2.4
2019 SLN MLB NL 16 67 .252 .324 .456 .263 92 6.9 1.9 -0.4 144 25 -1.4 0.7 2.6 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2008 dml Rk DSL 263 233 33 65 14 0 6 97 43 23 61 8 1 .279 .344 .416 .137 0 0
2009 MRL Rk GCL 244 214 32 67 22 0 5 104 39 22 52 4 2 .313 .385 .486 .173 0 0
2010 GRB A SAL 27 25 3 4 0 0 1 7 2 2 10 0 0 .160 .222 .280 .120 0 0
2010 JAM A- NYP 293 270 53 72 11 2 21 150 60 17 94 3 1 .267 .317 .556 .289 0 0
2011 GRB A SAL 552 496 87 132 28 5 23 239 71 46 121 17 2 .266 .330 .482 .216 2 6
2012 GIG Wnt DWL 190 174 22 41 12 0 9 80 27 11 46 2 5 .236 .289 .460 .224 0 3
2012 JUP A+ FSL 539 489 89 130 27 2 24 233 95 44 116 8 3 .266 .328 .476 .211 3 0
2013 MIA MLB NL 291 275 31 73 17 4 3 107 32 13 57 5 1 .265 .303 .389 .124 0 1
2013 JAX AA SOU 47 42 6 14 3 1 5 34 15 3 9 1 0 .333 .383 .810 .476 1 0
2013 JUP A+ FSL 15 15 1 4 1 0 0 5 1 0 4 1 0 .267 .267 .333 .067 0 0
2014 MIA MLB NL 612 565 72 152 26 5 23 257 85 41 164 3 1 .269 .317 .455 .186 5
2015 GIG Wnt DWL 28 26 4 4 1 0 1 8 4 1 5 0 0 .154 .179 .308 .154 1 0
2015 MIA MLB NL 494 459 47 119 27 0 10 176 44 30 110 2 3 .259 .308 .383 .124 2 0
2015 NWO AAA PCL 132 120 21 38 12 1 5 67 11 11 23 1 0 .317 .379 .558 .242 0 0
2016 MIA MLB NL 608 557 75 148 23 6 23 252 76 43 115 0 3 .266 .321 .452 .187 4 0
2017 MIA MLB NL 679 613 93 191 30 2 37 336 124 64 144 1 3 .312 .376 .548 .237 2 0
2018 SLN MLB NL 628 582 69 163 16 2 23 252 88 38 110 3 0 .280 .325 .433 .153 4 0
2019 SLN MLB NL 67 62 13 18 3 0 8 45 16 4 16 2 0 .290 .343 .726 .435 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2013 1104 0.4629 0.4946 0.7491 0.6477 0.3626 0.8973 0.5209 0.2509 0.0070
2014 2379 0.4737 0.4674 0.6915 0.6202 0.3299 0.8140 0.4843 0.3085 0.0015
2015 1822 0.4490 0.4775 0.7379 0.6357 0.3486 0.8538 0.5657 0.2621 -0.0008
2016 2217 0.4502 0.4709 0.7328 0.6533 0.3216 0.8574 0.5255 0.2672 0.0000
2017 2563 0.4311 0.4924 0.7314 0.7131 0.3251 0.8173 0.5886 0.2686 0.0000
2018 2316 0.4391 0.4845 0.7585 0.6804 0.3310 0.8540 0.6047 0.2415 0.0000
2019 243 0.4321 0.4444 0.6389 0.5905 0.3333 0.7419 0.5000 0.3611 0.0000
Career126440.44930.47960.72980.65990.33330.84120.54990.27020.0008

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
2019 SLN $12,250,000
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
5 yrPrevious$14,120,000
2019Current$12,250,000
6 yrPvs + Cur$26,370,000
6 yrTotal$26,370,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 124 d1 year/$12.25M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$12.25M (2019). Re-signed by St. Louis 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration).
  • 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.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 544 70 148 24 2 23 78 48 100 2 1 .301 .365 .499 133 39.0 LF -1 4.0
80o 529 67 140 23 2 22 74 45 99 2 1 .292 .355 .486 127 33.4 LF -1 3.4
70o 519 64 134 22 2 21 71 43 98 2 1 .285 .347 .474 123 29.5 LF -1 2.9
60o 510 61 129 21 2 20 69 41 97 2 1 .279 .339 .462 119 26.2 LF -1 2.7
50o 501 59 125 21 2 19 66 40 97 2 1 .274 .335 .454 116 23.2 LF -1 2.3
40o 492 57 121 20 2 19 64 38 96 2 1 .269 .329 .450 112 20.4 LF -1 2.0
30o 483 55 116 19 2 18 62 37 95 1 1 .263 .321 .438 109 17.4 LF -1 1.7
20o 473 52 110 18 2 17 59 35 94 1 1 .255 .311 .424 105 14.0 LF -1 1.3
10o 458 49 103 17 2 16 55 33 93 1 1 .245 .301 .410 99 9.6 LF -1 0.9
Weighted Mean502601252121967409721.274.334.45311623.7LF -12.4

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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)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)
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)
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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