Miami Marlins’ Marcell Ozuna working on timing, consistency
JUPITER -- As Reed Johnson came back to the Marlins dugout for a celebratory first bump with manager Mike Redmond after collecting his third hit Tuesday afternoon, Marcell Ozuna sat on a bench a few feet away inside Roger Dean Stadium taking instruction on hand bat-placement from hitting coach Frank Menechino.
While the rest of the outfielders still in camp have been swinging hot bats, Ozuna, penciled in to be the club's Opening Day center fielder, has struggled mightily this spring. He's five for 37 (.135) with 12 strikeouts and fighting to find some rhythm with his swing so he doesn't... read more
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