Jose Osuna Takes Reps at Third Base, Comes into Spring Training Lighter

Jose Osuna has taken reps at third base this spring. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
Jose Osuna Takes Reps at Third Base, Comes into Spring Training Lighter
Sean McCool

BRADENTON, Fla. - Any player with a batting average of .440 and an OPS of 1.517 after a couple weeks of Spring Training would certainly garner some attention from media and fans. Most fans and outlets are just starting to get to know who Jose Osuna is, and giving you an introduction to the player due to his hot start. We have been covering him since his name was spelled Ozuna, and Pirates Prospects readers need no introduction to a player who has appeared in over 1,000 articles on this site, along with making our top 50 prospect list every year it has been released.

Instead of introducing you to a player you already know, let's take a deeper look at what he's working on this spring, aside from hitting everything in sight.

When Spring Training rolled around, I, personally, was excited...

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Sean McCool

Sean joined Pirates Prospects before the 2015 season began, covering the Altoona Curve. During the day, he is a marketing professional for Penn Highlands Community College in Johnstown, PA. Sean also dabbles with the guitar, emcees weddings, and plays disc golf.

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