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Ortiz Adding To His Arsenal

Jonathan Ortiz has added a new pitch

CHARLESTON, SC - Tied for the South Atlantic League lead in saves, Charleston Riverdogs reliever Jonathan Ortiz has not only amassed impressive numbers this season, but has been stellar throughout his career in the Yankees organization. While he keeps piling up the numbers this year, the diminutive right-hander has been adding to his arsenal as well.

Prior to this season, Jonathan Ortiz had posted a 1.42 ERA with an 8-1 record in 184 innings pitched, allowing just 107 hits, and striking out 210 batters. He spent time at three different levels in 2007 including high-A Tampa, the GCL Yankees and Staten Island. Ortiz has continued to dazzle in Charleston, converting eleven of twelve save opportunities. He chalks his success up to his...

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