Cardinals and Braves Reportedly Among Teams Looking at 5-Year Deal for Marcell Ozuna

Divisional Series - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves - Game Five
Divisional Series - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves - Game Five / Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Outfielder Marcell Ozuna is arguably one of the top free-agent bats on the market, especially now that catcher Yasmani Grandal signed with the Chicago White Sox. So, which team will end up landing him?

According to Jon Morosi of MLB Network, there are at least five organizations, including the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves, who are "pretty heavily involved" in talks with Ozuna.

The other three teams that reportedly have interest in Ozuna are the Arizona Diamondbacks, Cincinnati Reds and Texas Rangers.

Not only is the 29-year-old stud garnering plenty of interest from teams around the league, but Ozuna is looking to nab a five-year deal, which makes sense considering his age.

In his two years in St. Louis, Ozuna didn't break out like we expected, including last year when he slashed .241/.328/.472 with 29 home runs and 89 RBI over 130 games.

He isn't known for his defensive prowess, but Ozuna gives a lineup massive power in the middle of the order. If he's able to stay healthy, he could end up being a true difference-maker offensively like when he was with the Marlins.