Marcell Ozuna has a history of stealing teammates' bats, so which Cardinal's will he steal first?
When the Cardinals traded for
You see, Ozuna has a bit of a history of using his teammates' bats in games. Last year, he hit home runs in back-to-back games ... with Ichiro's bat. But, he made a regular habit of it, according to the Wall Street Journal -- stealing bats from
Marcell Ozuna has developed a reputation as a bat thief, someone who will borrow teammates bats -- then homer with them.— Joe Trezza (@JoeTrezz) February 17, 2018
He's done it with Giancarlo Stanton and Ichiro in the past.
Saturday, he started sniffing around Dexter Fowler's collection. #STLCards
So, which Cardinal will involuntarily lend Ozuna a bat first? According to MLB.com's Joe Trezza, Dexter Fowler was one of the first players to welcome the slugger to St. Louis. Plus, Ozuna said that he'd probably grab a bat from Fowler's collection first.
But who knows what will happen in the passion of the moment, in the heat of the game. Trezza notes that Ozuna is also close to
There are tons of options, so help us decide.
[h/t Jared Diamond]