August 24, 1985 |
Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela
|April 25, 2009, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim|
(through 2009 season)
|Earned run average||9.24|
Anthony Yoel Ortega Martínez (born Aug. 24, 1985, in Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela) is a pitcher who is currently a free agent. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2009.
Oretga was signed as an amateur free agent by the Anaheim Angels on October 13, 2003. He made his major league debut on April 25, 2009 against the Seattle Mariners. He took the loss, giving up four runs in five innings of work. He made 3 starts for the Angels in 2009, losing 2 of them with a 9.24 ERA.
On November 16, 2012 the Kansas City Royals signed Ortega to a minor-league contract for the 2013 season. He was released by the Royals in April 2013 and signed a subsequent minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was assigned to the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes.
- Ortega slated for big league debut
- Dutton, Bob (16 November 2012). "Royals confirm four more minor-league signings". Retrieved 16 November 2012.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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