DFS MLB Hitting Coach: May 1
Steve Pimental
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Marcell Ozuna went 2-for-5 with a home run, one RBI and two runs scored in the Marlins 7-5 win over the Brewers Saturday

Ozuna never really fit the bill of a contact player and it is showing early on in 2016 as he is hitting just .229 on the year. Ozuna has some pop in the bat and now has three on the year but you can expect that pace to rise as the season progresses. With the average so low right now and the uncertainty of the power stroke, Ozuna is better suited on the waiver wire.
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Giancarlo Stanton went 1-for-4 with a home run, one RBI and one run scored in the Marlins 7-5 win over the Brewers Saturday

Staton hit yet another rocket on Saturday and all of a sudden is now up to eight on the year. Stanton is the most prolific power hitter in the league and he continues to mash on a nightly basis. His strikeouts are a bit elevated but with the type of hitter he is, you have to take the good with the bad. There are many out there saying Stanton is capable of a 50 dinger year, which could be possible and would result in giving your fantasy squads. It should go without saying, but Stnaton should be a must-start in all formats as long as he is healthy.
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Adeiny Hechavarria went 4-for-5 with a home run, one RBI and one run scored in the Marlins 7-5 win over the Brewers Saturday

Hechavarria may be best known for his glove in the field, but this season he has shown he can rake a bit as well. Not known for his power, Hechavarria has put two out so far on the season. His .222 average leaves something to be desired but the young Cuban has shown in the past he can handle the high load of at-bats throughout a season.
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David Phelps pitched a scoreless ninth to record his first save of the season in the Marlins 7-5 win over the Brewers Saturday

Phelps has pitched well for the Marlins out of the bullpen on the year as he has made 12 appearances, recording a 1.20 ERA with a 16:7 K:BB ratio. Phelps will likely be the guy to go to in the eighth for the Marlins with a chance for a save here and there when Ramos gets the night off.
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