JOSEPH ORTIZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rangers swap Ortiz for Wolf for added LHP

ARLINGTON, Texas The need for a left-handed pitcher prompted the Texas Rangers to recall Joseph Ortiz from Triple A Round Rock Friday. To make room for Ortiz the Rangers sent Ross Wolf to Triple A. The club will recall Wolf after Round Rock ends its season Monday. The Minnesota Twins have five left-handed hitters and started four against the Rangers Friday. Ortiz was 2-1 with...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera mouthed 'Wow,' nodded & smiled after striking out against Joseph Ortiz this weekend

Phil Mushnick points out, "Joseph Ortiz, a reliever just up from the minors, struck out Miguel Cabrera, the defending MVP, who swung at a ball that came in belly-button-high and nearly landed in the... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers continue to shuffle pitching roster

The Texas Rangers are on the verge of surpassing the 2012 team in one statistic before the All-Star break. Texas, which has already used 21 pitchers this year, will surpass the 2012 total with the next pitcher used. That could come as early as tonight as the Rangers have called up both left-hander Joseph Ortiz and right-hander Wilmer Font from Round Rock. To make room for the duo...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers send Ortiz down to make room for Ogando

The Texas Rangers sent left-handed reliever Joseph Ortiz to Triple A Round Rock Wednesday to make room for starter Alexi Ogando. Ortiz allowed six runs in Tuesdays 17-5 thumping at the hands of Boston. The rookie is 2-1 with a 5.13 ERA in 20 appearances with the Rangers. He started the season strong but has an 8.59 ERA over his last 13 appearances. Ogando went on the disabled list...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Lone Star Dugout Q&A: Danny Clark (Part 2)

FRISCO, Texas – In part two of this two-part interview with Texas Rangers minor league pitching coordinator Danny Clark, we discuss two recent MiLB graduates currently pitching well in the majors––Nick Tepesch and Joseph Ortiz––and two hard-throwing Double-A Frisco hurlers––Neil Ramirez and Roman Mendez.
Via rangers.scout.com
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Looking for a lefty specialist?… Here’s one you probably didn’t know

The Rule-5 Draft is a couple of weeks away, and this is a great chance for teams to pick players that other teams don't need on their 40-man roster. Players like Josh Hamilton, Johan Santana and Jose Bautista were once Rule-5 Draft picks. This season, I've been going to the stadium to watch Winter Ball games quite often and one particular player caught my attention. I'...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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