Braves OF Ozuna facing more legal woes

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna was captured for driving affected by liquor early Friday close to Atlanta.

It was the second capture in as numerous years for Ozuna. He was captured on May 29, 2021, on charges of irritated attack by strangulation and battery after cops said they saw him going after his significant other. Those charges were dropped after he finished a pretrial redirection program.

Presently Ozuna is dealing with additional lawful issues after he was captured by a Norcross Police official in metro Atlanta. He was set up for the Gwinnett County prison around 4:30 a.m. Friday. He was accused of DUI and inability to keep up with path and was delivered on $1,830 bond.

“The Atlanta Braves know about Marcell Ozuna’s capture today and are as yet assembling the real factors relating to the occurrence,” the group said in an explanation. “Our association treats these issues extremely in a serious way and are clearly frustrated by the circumstance. As this is a lawful matter, we will have no further remark until the interaction is finished.”

Ozuna’s status for Friday night’s down against the Houston Astros was not known.

Ozuna, 31, is in his third season in Atlanta. He is in the second year of a $65 million, four-year contract.

Ozuna hit .338 and drove the National League with 18 homers and 56 RBIs in 2020. He has hit underneath .215 for two successive seasons, and this season’s unfortunate creation prompted diminished playing time even before his new lawful issues.

Ozuna is hitting .214 with 20 homers and 46 RBIs this season.

Following the 2021 capture, Ozuna was put on semi-voluntary vacation during a Major League Baseball examination and missed Atlanta’s World Series title run.

MLB suspended Ozuna for 20 games under its aggressive behavior at home approach in November, permitting him to return for the beginning of this season.

Ozuna apologized to his partners and fans at spring preparing in March.

“My fans, I will give you the best and I will be a superior individual, and I’m grieved,” Ozuna said toward the beginning of spring preparing.

Ozuna finished a pretrial redirection program under conditions given by the Fulton County District Attorney’s office to have the past charges dropped. The program included 3-6 months of management.

He likewise was requested to finish a 24-week family savagery intercession program, no less than 200 hours of local area administration and an outrage the executives course.


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