|Birthdate ( Age)
||12 November 1990
||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
||1$milliom - $5million
||1.8 crores USD (2020)
Marcell Ozuna is a Dominican baseball outfielder for the Atlanta Braves of big league Baseball. He has previously played in MLB for the Miami Marlins and St.Louis Cardinals.He made his MLB debut in 2013 with the Marlins.Following the 2017 season, the Marlins traded Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals. In 2020 he led the NL in both home runs and RBIs.
Early Life and Family
Marcell Ozuna Idelfonso was born in Dominican Republic national capital" Santo Domingo , Dominican Republic.His father may be a former painter, and his mother may be a housekeeper. He has one brother and two sisters.He is the cousin of former MLB player Pablo Ozuna.
Marcell Ozuna Wife
Ozuna is married to Genesis Guzman. As of May 2017, the couple has three children.On May 29, 2021, Ozuna was arrested and charged with assault by strangulation and battery after police witnessed him grabbing his wife by the neck and throwing her against a wall.
Marcell Ozuna Net Worth
Marcell Ozuna Idelfonso, nicknamed "The Big Bear", may be a Dominican baseball outfielder for the Atlanta Braves of big league Baseball who has an estimated Net Wort $1 million-$5million.Marcell Ozuna signed a 4 year / $65,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $65,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,250,000.
On February 15, 2008, the Florida Marlins signed Ozuna as a world free agent with a $49,000 bonus.Ozuna was promoted to Jupiter Hammerheads of the category A-Advanced Florida State League for the 2012 season.That year, he led the Florida State League in home runs, RBIs, runs scored, and total bases. Ozuna was added to the Marlins' 40-man roster on November 20, 2012.Baseball America rated Ozuna the 75th-best prospect in baseball before the 2013 season.
On April 30, 2013, Ozuna made his big league debut, and recorded his first career hit, one off Jeremy Hefner of the ny Mets. He hit his first career home run (as well as his first RBI and run scored), a solo home run, off Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies, in his fifth game. Ozuna was used because the starting outfielder in Stanton's absence.
When Stanton returned, Ozuna became the starting center fielder. On July 22, Ozuna was optioned back to Jacksonville.Instead of joining Jacksonville, Ozuna was placed on the 15-day disabled list thanks to a ligament tear and avulsion fracture in his left thumb, which he injured while making a diving catch.On July 26, 2013, he underwent season-ending thumb surgery.
In 2014, Ozuna played a complete of 153 games for the Marlins, batting .269 with 23 home runs and 85 RBIs.On 9/11 , 2014, he tied a franchise record with home runs in four consecutive games.During the off-season, the Marlins received several offers for him from other teams, but he was back on the roster for the 2016 season and inserted within the number-two spot within the lineup.
Ozuna was named a starter for the NL within the 2017 MLB All-Star Game. Of the NL All-Star selections, he was one among eight to hit a minimum of 35 home runs, but Ozuna was one among just four to steer at a rate of a minimum of nine percent while striking out but 22 percent. He established career highs in numerous categories, including batting .312 with 37 home runs and 124 RBI.
On December 14, 2017, the Marlins traded Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals for Sandy Alcántara, Magneuris Sierra, Zac Gallen, and Daniel Castano.On January 12, 2018, it had been announced that the Cardinals and Ozuna reached agreement on a one-year, $9 million contract.
Before the 2018 season, Mike Petriello of MLB.com rated Ozuna the simplest outfielder within the major leagues, opining him as "a strong fielder," and averaging the 12th-highest exit velocityover the prior three seasons of all hitters with a minimum of 1,000 plate appearances.
On January 21, 2020, Ozuna signed a one-year contract worth $18 million with the Atlanta Braves.On July 24, Ozuna was the starting outfielder , making his Braves debut on Opening Day. On September 1, he became the primary National League player to hit three home runs in one game at Fenway Park, and also reached 1,000 MLB career hits.
When Adam Duvall hit three home runs within the next game, also against the Boston Red Sox, Ozuna and Duvall became the primary teammates in big league Baseball history to possess hit three home runs each in consecutive games.In 2020 he batted with an NL-leading 18 home runs, 56 RBIs, and 145 total bases during the shortened 60-game season.