Ny, you can certainly make the argument that Carp, Fowler, Yadi, and Goldy are locked into the lineup because of contract or status but Ozuna doesn’t fit into that category. My guess is that he only has a little over two months left in his Cardinal career which I have no problem with. Take the extra draft pick and let O’Neill play 150 games in LF next year.
Ozuna was making a case to be re-signed until the injury. We will see how he does once he returns, but right now I would expect the odds are against him returning to St. Louis. Just hope he does not land on a division opponent roster and get his 2017 mojo back.