The Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball traded for Marcell Ozuna Idelfonso, a Dominican professional baseball outfielder known as "The Big Bear."
On April 30, 2013, Ozuna made his major league debut and got his first season hit, a single against New York Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner. Then, in his fifth game, he blasted his first home run of the season, a single shot off Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels.
In Stanton's absence, Ozuna was used as the starting right fielder. Ozuna took over as the starting center fielder after Stanton's comeback. Ozuna was designated for assignment back to Jacksonville on July 22.
Due to a left thumb ligament rupture and avulsion fracture that he sustained while making a diving catch, Ozuna was listed on the 15-day disabled list rather than signing with Jacksonville.
Learn About Marcell Ozuna's Huge Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Marcell Ozuna is $16 million. His direct income source is his baseball player profession, which brings in about $700,000.
Ozuna agreed to an $18 million deal with the Atlanta Braves on January 21, 2020. Ozuna made his Braves appearance on Opening Day, starting in left field on July 24.
He hit 1,000 hits in his MLB career on September 1 and became the first player in the National League to blast three home runs in a single game at Fenway Park.
The next game, also against the Boston Red Sox, saw Adam Duvall hit three home runs, making him and Ozuna the first teammates in Major League Baseball history to accomplish the feat.
Marcell Ozuna's Career Earnings - Merchandise And Endorsements
There are few details about Marcell Ozuna's earnings from merchandise or any endorsement. However, being a reputed athlete, he might have many endorsement deals.
It was revealed that the Cardinals and Ozuna agreed to a $9 million, one-year deal on January 12, 2018.
Mike Petriello of MLB.com ranked Ozuna as the top left fielder in the major leagues ahead of the 2018 season, calling him "a solid fielder" and noting that during the previous three seasons, he had averaged the 12th-highest exit velocity among all batters with at least 1,000 plate appearances.
Who Are Marcell Ozuna's Parents?
Speaking of his family, Marcell Ozuna Idelfonso was born in the Dominican Republic's capital city of Santo Domingo. His mom works as a housekeeper, while his father used to paint.
He has two sisters and one brother. Pablo Ozuna, a former MLB player, is his cousin. Pablo is a former baseball utility player from the Dominican Republic.
He played for the Florida Marlins, Colorado Rockies, Chicago White Sox, and Los Angeles Dodgers throughout his professional baseball career.