Marcell Ozuna of the Atlanta Braves caught up with the media on Tuesday and announced that all of his tests came back negative. He is now day-to-day after taking a pitch to the hand on Monday, causing a right wrist contusion.
Marcell Ozuna said all of his tests came back negative. He’s day-to-day with the right wrist contusion.— Justin Toscano (@JustinCToscano) June 13, 2023
This news is a best-case scenario for the Braves, as Monday’s injury appeared to require some length of time on the injured list.
“It was just bruised and swollen,” Ozuna said following Monday night’s hospital visit. “We’ll see what happens in the next couple of days.”
“My mind relaxed when the X-rays came back negative,” he added. “I feel a lot better.”
Ozuna, who has been on a tear as of late, may find himself in a DH or pinch-hit situation in today’s games in Detroit.
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