Joe Ortiz

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Joseph Ortiz
Born: (1990-08-13) August 13, 1990 (age 29)
Caracas, Venezuela
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
March 31, 2013, for the Texas Rangers
Last MLB appearance
September 20, 2013, for the Texas Rangers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record2–2
Earned run average4.23

Joseph Ortiz Blanco (born August 13, 1990) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers.


Ortiz made the Texas Rangers' Opening Day roster in 2013.[1] He was claimed by the Chicago Cubs on October 6, 2014, after spending most of the season on the disabled list and in the minor leagues. Joe Ortiz has not appeared in a major league baseball game since 2013.[2]

He was released by the Chicago Cubs on August 14, 2015.

On May 12, 2017, Ortiz signed with the Joliet Slammers of the Frontier League.

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "Rangers outright 6 players to Triple-A Round Rock". Associated Press. October 6, 2014. Retrieved October 7, 2014.

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