Anthony Ortega

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Anthony Ortega
Free agent
Born: (1985-08-24) August 24, 1985 (age 33)
Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 25, 2009, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
MLB statistics
(through 2009 season)
Win–loss record 0–2
Earned run average 9.24
Strikeouts 7

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.

Professional career

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.[1] He made 3 starts for the Angels in 2009, losing 2 of them with a 9.24 ERA.

Ortega spent the entire 2010 season on the 60-day disabled list and was released on November 17, 2011.[2] He also missed the entire 2012 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery.[3]

On November 16, 2012 the Kansas City Royals signed Ortega to a minor-league contract for the 2013 season.[3] 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.


  1. Ortega slated for big league debut
  3. 3.0 3.1 Dutton, Bob (16 November 2012). "Royals confirm four more minor-league signings". Retrieved 16 November 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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