Marcell Ozuna strengthened his bid for a second straight National League Player of the Week honor as he tallied a career-best five hits for the Braves in a 8-7 loss to the Nationals in 12 innings on Friday night at Nationals Park.
Ozuna highlighted his five-hit performance in the eighth,
Ozuna highlighted his five-hit performance in the eighth, when he hit his 14th homer, putting him one behind Fernando Tatis Jr.’s NL-leading total. The Braves’ designated hitter also plated a pair of runs with the two-out single he produced during Atlanta’s game-tying three-run ninth.
But when Ozuna came to the plate to face rookie reliever Kyle Finnegan with