‘KBO interest player’ Ortega signs with Mets after Texas release
Outfielder Rafael Ortega (32) wears a New York Mets uniform.
CBS Sports reported on the 17th (Korean time) that Ortega had signed a minor league contract with the Mets. Ortega has been sluggish this season with a batting average of 0.226 (38 hits in 168 at-bats), 5 home runs and 26 RBIs in 44 games in Triple-A, a minor league under the Texas Rangers. Recently, a question mark was placed on his release from Texas, but he signed a contract with the Mets and quickly found a new team. CBS Sports predicted that ‘Ortega can play in all three outfield positions’ and that ‘he will add veteran depth (player layer) at Triple A Syracuse’.메이저놀이터
Ortega, an outfielder from Venezuela, recorded a batting average of 0.250, 21 homers, and 101 RBIs in 364 games over the course of six years in the big leagues. He also played an active role with a batting average of 0.291 (86 hits in 296 at bats), 11 homers and 33 RBIs in 2021, playing for the Chicago Cubs. In the minor leagues, he has played a total of 1165 games (14 years). His minor league career average was 0.289 with 77 homers and 512 RBIs. The type that doesn’t excel at long hits, but has a lot of walks versus strikeouts. He is also a resource on the recruiting list for several clubs in the KBO League.