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Portrait of Joe Ortiz

Joe Ortiz PCubs

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 23)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-13-1990
Height5' 7"
Weight175 lbs
Age25 years, 0 months, 21 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2011
2012
0.32013
2014
0.32015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2013 TEX MLB 32 0 44.7 46 10 27 5 .265 100 9.3 2.0 1.0 5.4 43% .283 .278 1.25 3.99 4.23 109 4.17 0.2
CareerMLB32044.74610275.2651009.32.01.05.443%.283.2781.253.994.231094.170.2

Statistics for All Levels

'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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2007 DGR Rk 18 0 26.7 21 8 38 0 .000 7.1 2.7 0.0 12.8 0% .328 .000 1.09 1.59 2.70
2008 CLN A 23 0 32.0 23 16 25 1 .263 98 6.5 4.5 0.3 7.0 52% .240 .247 1.22 3.89 1.97
2008 RNG Rk 1 0 1.0 1 0 1 0 .240 113 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .500 .225 1.00 2.08 0.00
2009 HIC A 4 0 6.0 11 4 6 1 .252 110 16.5 6.0 1.5 9.0 58% .400 .372 2.50 5.63 6.00
2009 SPO A- 18 0 36.7 32 5 38 4 .269 99 7.8 1.2 1.0 9.3 58% .292 .233 1.01 3.62 2.94
2009 LAG Wnt 19 0 12.0 6 4 10 0 .000 4.5 3.0 0.0 7.5 0% .176 .000 0.83 3.26 2.25
2010 HIC A 26 0 42.0 30 5 59 2 .262 99 6.4 1.1 0.4 12.6 59% .293 .194 0.83 1.69 1.50
2010 BAK A+ 2 0 2.3 3 1 4 0 .259 123 11.7 3.9 0.0 15.7 67% .500 .297 1.74 1.56 3.91
2010 LAG Wnt 14 0 4.3 5 4 3 0 .000 10.5 8.4 0.0 6.3 0% .312 .000 2.09 4.38 2.09
2011 MYR A+ 40 0 67.0 54 14 55 4 .248 100 7.3 1.9 0.5 7.4 59% .254 .203 1.01 2.99 2.15
2012 FRI AA 27 0 30.7 26 6 29 2 .269 96 7.6 1.8 0.6 8.5 49% .279 .237 1.04 2.82 2.35
2012 ROU AAA 24 0 32.0 31 3 23 6 .265 96 8.7 0.8 1.7 6.5 54% .266 .237 1.06 4.95 1.97
2012 LAG Wnt 21 0 17.7 16 7 17 0 .000 8.2 3.6 0.0 8.7 0% .302 .000 1.30 2.66 4.08
2013 TEX MLB 32 0 44.7 46 10 27 5 .265 100 9.3 2.0 1.0 5.4 43% .283 .278 1.25 3.99 4.23
2013 ROU AAA 19 0 26.3 24 8 29 2 .270 95 8.2 2.7 0.7 9.9 56% .319 .219 1.22 3.27 3.08
2014 FRI AA 13 0 16.0 24 2 8 2 .251 106 13.5 1.1 1.1 4.5 44% .361 .295 1.62 0.00 4.50
2014 RNG Rk 2 0 2.0 2 0 1 0 .235 100 9.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 86% .286 .267 1.00 0.00 0.00
2015 IOW AAA 38 0 55.0 61 16 25 4 .256 96 10.0 2.6 0.7 4.1 46% .298 .264 1.40 4.55 5.24

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
2013 679 0.5081 0.4831 0.7805 0.6667 0.2934 0.8522 0.6122 0.2165
Career6790.50810.48310.78050.66670.29340.85220.61220.2165

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-02-14 2014-07-27 60-DL 163 104 Left Foot Recovery From Previous Injury Surgery - Fracture From Motorcycle Accident 2014-01-30 -
2014-01-30 2014-01-30 Off 0 0 Left Foot Surgery Motorcycle Accident Fracture 2014-01-30 -
2009-04-18 2009-06-22 Minors 65 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 CHN $
2014 TEX $
2013 TEX $490,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$490,000
1 yrTotal$490,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 62 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15. DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/3/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/5/15.
  • 1 year/$504,112 (2014). Re-signed by Texas 2/26/14. Claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from Texas 10/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Contract purchased by Texas 11/20/12. Re-signed by Texas 2/18/13.
  • Signed by Texas 8/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-31


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Joe Ortiz threw 799 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph), Slider (84mph) and Change (84mph). He also rarely threw a Fourseam Fastball (91mph).