MIAMI -- Ever since the left-field fence at Marlins Park was lowered from 11 1/2 to 7 feet in 2016, Marcell Ozuna's footprints have been all over it.
In the sixth inning of Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Dodgers, the Marlins' outfielder robbed a home run from Enrique Hernandez in one swift move. Ozuna took one step onto the pad before hanging over the wall and taking away what was a sure long ball to keep the game at 3-1.
"You've gotta love outfielders that are willing to do that," Marlins starter Chris O'Grady said. "They're giving everything they've got. Made a couple really nice plays today, all three of them."
In some parks, Hernandez's 369-foot poke to left field is good enough to earn a trip around the bases. But at spacious Marlins Park, where the dimensions are 344 feet down the line and 386 feet in left-center, that isn't the case.
And it most certainly won't happen while Ozuna is patrolling the area.
"Yeah, I love it," Ozuna said. "Clinging to the fence."
Patrick Pinak is a reporter for MLB.com based in Miami. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.