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Tigers Prospect Profile #14: Jose Ortega

Ortega impressed all the way up to Erie in 2010

Having remained relatively under the radar for his first couple of years stateside, Jose Ortega made his presence known in 2010, pitching well across three levels and flashing his mid-90s fastball.

Jose Ortega Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 Born: 10/12/1988 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background Ortega was signed as a 17-year old on July 3, 2006 out of Venezuela. He worked out at the Tigers facilities in Venezuela throughout the rest of that summer, before making his professional debut in 2007 in the Venezuelan Summer League. Appearing in ten games as a reliever...

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