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Miami Marlins centerfielder Marcell Ozuna hit a home run that bounced directly off the top of the leftfield foul pole at Marlins Park Thursday night against the Philadelphia Phillies.

By SI Wire
August 20, 2015

Tape-measure home runs are regular occurrences in Major League Baseball games, but Marcell Ozuna added a new twist Thursday night: smacking one directly off the top of a foul pole.

The Marlins centerfielder hit a two-run home run in the second inning of Miami’s 9–7 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park, and the 412-foot shot bounced square off the top of the leftfield pole.

Ozuna finished 2 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. The 24-year-old Dominican Republic native is now batting .249 with six home runs and 29 RBIs this season. He also homered against the Brewers Wednesday afternoon in Milwaukee.

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