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Yonata Ortega | Relief Pitcher

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 11/11/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Rangers signed RHP Yonata Ortega to a minor league contract.
He also gets an invite to major league spring training. Ortega, 26, posted an ugly 8.12 ERA over 34 relief appearances with the Diamondbacks' Double-A squad this year. He will likely serve as organizational depth for Texas. Mon, Nov 12, 2012 06:00:00 PM

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Diamondbacks sent RHP Yonata Ortega outright to Double-A Mobile.

The move was actually made on July 25, but the D'Backs never announced it. Ortega, who holds an 8.12 ERA over 34 relief appearances for Mobile this season, is now off the 40-man roster.
Fri, Aug 3, 2012 03:25:00 PM

Diamondbacks optioned RHP Yonata Ortega to Double-A Mobile.

Ortega was added to the 40-man roster over the offseason in order to be kept away from the Rule 5 draft, but he never had a real chance of making the team. The reliever posted a 4.11 ERA in 48 games between High- and Double-A last season.
Sun, Mar 11, 2012 01:31:00 PM

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