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Position: OF      Born: Jan 22, 1963      Bats: Right      Throws: Right

The Boston native was a former top draft choice of the Texas Rangers but he was traded to the Dodgers who dealt him to the Astros for Ed Vosberg in 1989. As a reserve outfield, Ortiz spent his only two seasons in the majors, batting .275 with two homers in 77 games (1990-1991).