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Portrait of Jose Ortega

Jose Ortega PTigers

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-12-1988
Height5' 11"
Weight185 lbs
Age25 years, 10 months, 10 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2012 DET 23 2 0 2.7 0.0 2.7 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 3 1 1 1 7 1 1 0 4 3.38 6.05 7.34 -0.7 -0.1
2013 DET 24 11 0 11.7 0.0 11.7 0 2 0 1 0 0 52 10 5 5 2 16 6 5 1 10 3.86 5.39 6.11 -0.7 -0.1
2014 DET 25 1 0 1.3 0.0 1.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 10 0 4 4 0 0 4 4 1 1 27.00 12.92 20.43 -1.5 -0.2
Career14015.70.015.70302007513101032311102155.746.147.31-2.9-0.3

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2007 VTI Rk 10 0 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 VET Rk 23 0 45.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .271 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 ONE A- 25 0 34.0 5.38 74 .248 .243 .318 .331 .254 .277 103 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2009 MAG Wnt 1 0 1.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .429 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 WMI A 18 0 25.7 5.23 92 .264 .253 .329 .374 .253 .338 104 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2010 LAK A+ 10 0 19.0 2.99 116 .175 .264 .332 .387 .272 .304 87 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2010 ERI AA 15 1 23.7 5.01 104 .228 .261 .330 .410 .255 .282 115 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2010 MAG Wnt 2 0 1.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 TOL AAA 33 0 50.0 6.50 41 .309 .261 .327 .396 .252 .355 92 -10.9 -1.0 -10.9 -1.0
2012 DET MLB 2 0 2.7 7.34 44 .351 .261 .322 .427 .261 .286 106 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2012 TOL AAA 45 0 62.7 4.78 90 .308 .260 .330 .402 .255 .393 98 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2012 MAG Wnt 14 0 22.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 DET MLB 11 0 11.7 6.11 62 .256 .246 .307 .393 .257 .242 103 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2013 TOL AAA 40 0 48.3 4.29 97 .214 .252 .323 .382 .250 .234 96 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2014 DET MLB 1 0 1.3 20.43 -236 .349 .225 .323 .361 .253 .000 112 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2014 TOL AAA 39 1 54.0 5.64 76 .232 .264 .335 .394 .253 .268 100 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2007 VTI Rk 0 0 0 10 0 11.0 9 3 11 1 0% .250 7.4 2.5 0.8 9.0 1.09 2.45 0.0 0.0
2008 VET Rk 1 1 5 23 0 45.0 43 15 27 5 0% .271 8.6 3.0 1.0 5.4 1.29 2.20 0.0 0.0
2009 ONE A- 2 2 1 25 0 34.0 28 23 32 2 48% .277 7.4 6.1 0.5 8.5 1.50 3.97 -0.8 -0.1
2009 MAG Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 3 2 0 0 0% .429 20.8 13.8 0.0 0.0 3.85 13.85 0.0 0.0
2010 WMI A 0 3 1 18 0 25.7 28 17 22 1 52% .338 9.8 6.0 0.4 7.7 1.75 4.55 0.5 0.1
2010 LAK A+ 2 1 0 10 0 19.0 14 7 20 0 57% .304 6.6 3.3 0.0 9.5 1.11 0.95 2.4 0.2
2010 MAG Wnt 0 0 0 2 0 1.7 2 1 0 0 0% .250 10.6 5.3 0.0 0.0 1.76 5.29 0.0 0.0
2010 ERI AA 1 0 0 15 1 23.7 22 7 19 2 41% .282 8.4 2.7 0.8 7.2 1.22 3.04 1.4 0.1
2011 TOL AAA 1 3 0 33 0 50.0 61 27 44 7 42% .355 11.0 4.9 1.3 7.9 1.76 6.30 -10.9 -1.0
2012 MAG Wnt 1 0 0 14 0 22.0 27 11 17 2 0% .343 11.0 4.5 0.8 7.0 1.73 5.32 0.0 0.0
2012 TOL AAA 5 8 1 45 0 62.7 76 51 68 4 51% .393 10.9 7.3 0.6 9.8 2.03 5.74 2.2 0.2
2012 DET MLB 0 0 0 2 0 2.7 3 1 4 1 38% .286 10.1 3.4 3.4 13.5 1.50 3.38 -0.7 -0.1
2013 TOL AAA 4 3 4 40 0 48.3 28 33 56 2 50% .234 5.2 6.1 0.4 10.4 1.26 1.86 2.6 0.3
2013 DET MLB 0 2 0 11 0 11.7 10 6 10 2 51% .242 7.7 4.6 1.5 7.7 1.37 3.86 -0.7 -0.1
2014 DET MLB 0 1 0 1 0 1.3 0 4 1 0 67% .000 0.0 27.0 0.0 6.8 3.00 27.00 -1.5 -0.2
2014 TOL AAA 2 2 1 39 1 54.0 45 34 45 4 52% .268 7.5 5.7 0.7 7.5 1.46 3.33 0.5 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2012 52 0.5192 0.4808 0.7600 0.6296 0.3200 0.8824 0.5000 0.2400
2013 198 0.5000 0.3838 0.8026 0.5253 0.2424 0.9038 0.5833 0.1842
2014 36 0.2778 0.2000 0.4286 0.3000 0.1538 0.6667 0.2500 0.5714
Career2860.47550.37830.74780.51590.24540.87010.52620.2431

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-04-03 2011-05-17 Minors 44 39 Right Trunk Strain Ribcage -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 49 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Detroit 2/24/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Detroit 2/22/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Detroit 2/14/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Detroit 11/19/10.
  • Signed 2006 by Detroit as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .213 .315 .468 .264
11 vs R (Multi) .245 .344 .321 .253
18 Split (Multi) -.033 -.029 .147 .011
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .238 .333 .524 .284
31 vs R (2013) .217 .333 .217 .215
38 Split (2013) .021 .000 .306 .069
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jose Ortega has thrown 290 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Sinker (94mph), also mixing in a Slider (83mph). He also rarely throws a Change (87mph).