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Ramon Ortiz MLB Career Stats

303 87-86 4.95 1448.1 895 1.43

Ramon Ortiz Bio

  • Full Name: Diogenes Ramon Ortiz
  • Born: 5/23/1973 in Cotui, Dominican Republic
  • High School: 8th Intermedian, DOM
  • Debut: 8/19/1999
  • Last Game: 6/2/2013
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MLB Career Stats 87 86 4.95 303 218 0 1448.1 895 1.43


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Ramon Ortiz Stats

*Since 2006

Ramon Ortiz Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Ramon Ortiz Statcast Events


Ramon Ortiz Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2002 Anaheim AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
1999 Edmonton PCL
2000 Edmonton PCL

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/29/2012 Scranton/WB INT

Caribbean Series All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Dom. Rep. 2 CS

Caribbean Series MVP

Year Team League
2007 Dom. Rep. 2 CS

Ramon Ortiz Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2001 4.36 23rd in AL
2002 3.77 15th in AL


Season W Rank
2001 13 18th in AL
2002 15 12th in AL
2003 16 8th in AL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2001 .542 19th in AL
2002 .625 13th in AL
2003 .552 22nd in AL


Season SO Rank
2001 135 18th in AL
2002 162 7th in AL


Season WHIP Rank
2002 1.18 10th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2002 .230 6th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2001 32 20th in AL
2002 32 15th in AL
2003 32 18th in AL
2006 33 13th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2000 2 13th in AL
2001 2 13th in AL
2002 4 4th in AL


Season SHO Rank
2002 1 9th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2001 208.2 19th in AL
2002 217.1 10th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2001 5.82 19th in AL
2002 6.71 9th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2002 2.38 19th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2001 76 10th in AL
2002 68 10th in AL
2003 63 16th in AL
2006 64 23rd in NL


Season H Rank
2001 223 10th in AL
2003 209 18th in AL
2005 206 22nd in NL
2006 230 9th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2001 25 13th in AL
2002 40 1st in AL
2003 28 11th in AL
2005 34 4th in NL
2006 31 2nd in NL

Ramon Ortiz Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
December 18, 2015 Tigres de Quintana Roo released RHP Ramon Ortiz.
June 4, 2015 Tigres de Quintana Roo signed free agent RHP Ramon Ortiz.
February 7, 2015 Toros de Tijuana placed RHP Ramon Ortiz on the reserve list.
June 4, 2014 Toros de Tijuana signed free agent RHP Ramon Ortiz.
October 31, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays activated RHP Ramon Ortiz from the 60-day disabled list.
June 26, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays transferred RHP Ramon Ortiz from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
June 4, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays placed RHP Ramon Ortiz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 3, 2013. Strained right elbow.
June 1, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of RHP Ramon Ortiz from Buffalo Bisons.
May 31, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays sent Ramon Ortiz outright to Buffalo Bisons.
May 29, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays designated Ramon Ortiz for assignment.
May 9, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of RHP Ramon Ortiz from Buffalo Bisons.
April 25, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays sent Ramon Ortiz outright to Buffalo Bisons.
April 25, 2013 Ramon Ortiz assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
April 24, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays designated Ramon Ortiz for assignment.
April 15, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of RHP Ramon Ortiz from Buffalo Bisons.
December 18, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent RHP Ramon Ortiz to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 RHP Ramon Ortiz elected free agency.
April 10, 2012 RHP Ramon Ortiz assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees from New York Yankees.
April 9, 2012 New York Yankees signed free agent RHP Ramon Ortiz to a minor league contract.
March 26, 2012 San Francisco Giants released RHP Ramon Ortiz.
February 15, 2012 San Francisco Giants signed free agent RHP Ramon Ortiz to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 30, 2011 RHP Ramon Ortiz elected free agency.
July 5, 2011 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of RHP Ramon Ortiz from Iowa Cubs.
April 10, 2011 Ramon Ortiz assigned to Iowa Cubs from Chicago Cubs.
March 15, 2011 Chicago Cubs signed free agent RHP Ramon Ortiz to a minor league contract.
March 2, 2011 Durham Bulls released RHP Ramon Ortiz.
September 6, 2010 Durham Bulls placed RHP Ramon Ortiz on the restricted list.
August 20, 2010 Durham Bulls activated RHP Ramon Ortiz from the temporarily inactive list.
August 18, 2010 RHP Ramon Ortiz assigned to Durham Bulls from Tampa Bay Rays.
August 17, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent RHP Ramon Ortiz to a minor league contract.
August 1, 2010 Buffalo Bisons released RHP Ramon Ortiz.
June 23, 2010 New York Mets signed free agent RHP Ramon Ortiz to a minor league contract.
June 23, 2010 RHP Ramon Ortiz assigned to Buffalo Bisons from New York Mets.
May 27, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers designated RHP Ramon Ortiz for assignment.
April 4, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of RHP Ramon Ortiz from Albuquerque Isotopes.
February 2, 2010 Albuquerque Isotopes signed free agent Ramon Ortiz.
February 2, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent RHP Ramon Ortiz to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 9, 2009 RHP Ramon Ortiz elected free agency.
September 4, 2009 Fresno Grizzlies activated RHP Ramon Ortiz.
August 31, 2009 Fresno Grizzlies placed RHP Ramon Ortiz on the reserve list.

Diogenes Ramon Ortiz Bio Info

Diogenes Ramon Ortiz... Graduated from 8th Intermedian High School in the Dominican Republic... Is an experienced barber and owns a barbershop in his hometown of Cotui in the Dominican Republic... Was honoured by the Santa Ana City Council in 2001 for his efforts in the Santa Ana Police Department's holiday celebration that benefitted 10,000 people. 2012 Released by the San Francisco Giants on March 26 and signed by the Yankees to a minor league contract on April 4...Spent the season with Scranton-Wilkes Barre of the International League (AAA)...Led the club in wins (13), IP (169.1) and ERA (3.45) in his 27 starts...Was his first full season in the minor leagues since 1998. 2011 Ramon began the season with Triple-A Iowa, and was selected to Chicago, July 5...in 22 games (two starts) for the Cubs, was 1-2 with a 4.86 ERA (18 ER/33.1 IP), walking 11 and striking out 25...Recorded a 3.86 ERA (11 ER/23.1 IP) in his 20 relief appearances, limiting the opponent to a .202 batting average...Lowered his ERA in each of the three months he was in the bigs...had a 7.04 ERA in July, a 3.27 ERA in August and a 2.57 ERA in September...Had a 1.38 ERA (2 ER/13.0 IP) in his final 13 relief outings dating to August 17...opponents batted .143 (6-for-42)...Limited right-handed batters to a .203 batting average (15-for-74) while lefties hit almost 100 points higher (.302/16-for-53)...Surrendered just one home run in his final 16 relief appearances (17.0 IP) after allowing four homers in his first four games out of the 'pen (5.1 IP)...Promoted July 5 and made his Cubs debut that night, getting the start against Washington at Nationals Park...Allowed three first-inning runs (two earned), then tossed 5.0 scoreless innings before departing in a 3-2 setback...Made his second, and final, start of the season, July 10 in Pittsburgh to close out the first half (6 ER/4.0 IP)...transitioned to the bullpen to begin the second half...Stranded a season-high two inherited runners, September 11 at the Mets...would earn the win in the 10-6, 11-inning victory...Earned his second career hold, September 17 vs. Houston, striking out his lone batter faced...earned his previous hold May 11 of last season at Arizona while with the Dodgers...Began the year at Iowa, and went 6-3 with a 4.26 ERA (47 ER/99.1 IP) in 16 starts, walking 20 and striking out 81...Was 5-1 with a 3.74 ERA (22 ER/53.0 IP) in his final eight starts before heading to Chicago. 2009 Went 5-6 with a 3.05 ERA in 35 games (16 starts) for Triple-A Fresno in the Giants' organization...Tossed two complete games and fired one shutout...Held the opposition to a .248 batting average, allowing 124 hits in 129.2 innings pitched...Struck out 114 batters and walked just 34...Pitched for Licey in the Dominican Winter League and went 3-2 with a 3.68 ERA (15 ER/36.2 IP) in seven starts...struck out 17 and walked just four batters 2008 Made 17 starts with Orix of Japan's Pacific League, going 4-7 with a 5.82 ERA in 82 IP. 2007 Was 3-1, 2.57 (35.0 ip, 10 er) in first five starts, April 4-27...went 0-3, 10.97 (21.1 ip, 26 er) in next five starts before being moved to the bullpen after his start on May 26 vs. Toronto...pitched 6-plus innings in seven of 10 starts...had four quality starts...did not allow a run in four appearances (6.0 ip), June 23-July 3...traded to Colorado in exchange for infielder Matt Macri, August 15. 2006 Spent the entire year in Washington's rotation...was the only Nationals pitcher that did not miss a start....led the Nationals in quality starts (15), wins (11), starts (33), innings (190.2) and strikeouts (104)...with 33 starts, reached the 30-start plateau for the fifth time in the last six years...from May 18-June 7, won five straight decisions...during the five-game winning streak struck out 25, walked seven and posted a .240 batting average against (30-for-125)...took a no-hitter into the ninth inning of an eventual 4-1 win vs. St. Louis on September 4 (Aaron Miles singled to left-center)...went 8.2 innings allowing one run (a home run by Albert Pujols) on two hits...hit his first career home run in the eighth inning off Jorge Sosa in the same game, it was his second hit of the game...went 1-4 with an 8.75 ERA (23.2 ip, 23 er) in his final five starts...on the season averaged 5.2 innings per start and struck out a season-high seven on two accounts (May 28 vs. Los Angeles and June 12 vs. Colorado)... walked three or fewer batters in 29 of his 33 starts and led the Nationals with five wins after the All-Star break. 2005 Made 30 starts for Cincinnati...made his first National League appearance tossing 5.0 innings allowing one run, April 8 at Houston... placed on the 15-day disabled list April 18 with a strained right groin (missed four starts), suffered a similar injury during spring training... made one rehab start April 26 vs. Tampa...was reinstated from the disabled list May 1...allowed 34 home runs, including allowing a home run in 15 straight games from May 1-July 17...left his start early on May 22 vs. Cleveland due to swelling under his left eye after being hit by a comebacker, did not miss a start...recorded 13 quality starts, including 10 of his final 16 starts...from August 7-September 16, went 3-3 with a 2.60 ERA with one complete game and seven quality starts...complete game came September 10 vs. Pittsburgh (9.0 IP, 8H, 2ER)...signed with Washington as free agent, December 29. 2004 Spent his fourth full-season with Anaheim...made five starts in April going 1-3 with a 9.28 ERA...was moved to the bullpen where he spent the majority of the year...made his first career appearance out of the bullpen on May 12 at New York (AL)...recorded six strikeouts vs. the Yankees on May 20, the most strikeouts by an Angels reliever in 2004...returned to the rotation on June 19 when Aaron Sele was placed on the disabled list...made two starts going 1-0 with a 0.79 ERA (11.1 ip, 1 er) before returning to the bullpen...tossed a season-high 5.0 innings out of the bullpen, July 3 vs. Los Angeles...pitched 3.0-or-more innings in six relief appearances and posted a 0.81 ERA in those appearances...made one postseason appearance in relief during the Angels 9-3 loss vs. Boston in Game 1 of the American League Division Series...traded to Cincinnati in exchange for pitcher Dustin Mosley, December 14. 2003 Spent his third straight full-season with the Angels...established a career-high 16 wins, which tied for the eighth most in the American League...the 16 wins were the most by an Angels righthander since Bert Blyleven won 17 games in 1989...recorded 11 wins prior to the All-Star break, the most by an Anaheim pitcher since Chuck Finley and Mark Langston each recorded 12 in 1991...the Angels were 17-15 in his 32 starts... tossed a complete game in a 10-1 victory, April 29 at Cleveland...allowed three earned runs or fewer in 18 of 32 starts...made 100th career start, May 16 at Boston....posted a team season-high five-game winning streak, June 3-25...went 5-1 with a 3.72 ERA in June and became the first Anaheim pitcher with five victories in a month since Ken Hill (5-1) in April of 1998...earned his 50th career win in a 3-1 victory, July 22 at Tampa Bay....recorded his 500th career strike out (Corey Koskie) at Minnesota, September 3. 2002 Spent the year with Anaheim and established new career highs in innings (217.1), complete games (four) and strikeouts 162)...he led the Angels in innings and strikeouts...tied career-high 10 strikeouts, May 5 at Toronto....went 6-0 in his final nine starts to help Anaheim reach the playoffs as the American League Wild Card winners...earned the win in five straight starts, August 31-September 20...retired the first 16 batters faced en route to his first complete-game shutout, August 31 vs. Baltimore...in five September starts went 4-0 with a 2.73 ERA...pitched into the seventh inning in 25 of his 32 starts and recorded 19 quality starts...made one start in each round of the postseason, all of which resulted in Anaheim wins...earned the win in a 6-3 victory at Minnesota in Game 2 of the ALCS...recorded the win in a 10-4 victory at San Francisco in Game 3 of the World Series. 2001 Spent the entire year with the Angels and led the club in wins, complete games, innings pitched and strikeouts...recorded a seasonhigh 10 strikeouts, April 5 at Texas...won four consecutive decisions, July 26-August 22 (six starts)...pitched into the seventh inning in 23 of 32 starts...limited opponents to three earned runs-or-less in 20 of 32 starts...the Angels were 16-16 in games he started....left-handers hit .285 (121-for-425) and right-handers hit .263 (102-for-388). 2000 Began the season on the 15-day disabled list with a torn labrum in his right shoulder...made one rehab start for Single-A Lake Elsinore of the California League, April 6...reinstated from the 15-day disabled list on April 11 and made his first start for Anaheim in that night's 5-4 win vs. Toronto...wnet 2-2 with a 6.90 ERA in six starts before he was optioned to Triple-A Edmonton, May 10...was reclled July 7 for a spot start and threw 8.0 innings in a 12-4 victory over Colorado...was optioned back to Edmonton after the game...was recalled for the third time August 8 and spent the rest of the year with the big league club...tossed a two-hitter,outdueled Pedro Martinez and allowed just two baserunners in a 2-1 victory vs. Boston on August 8....the two-hitter was the first by an Angels' rookie since Mike Witt did it on April 26, 1981. 1999 Named Howe Sportsdata International's Minor League Comeback Player of the Year...Also selected as one of two starting right-handed pitchers on Howe's 1999 All-Prospect Team...Began fifth professional season at double-A Erie, compiling 9-4 record with 2.82 ERA (102 IP - 32 ER), two complete games and two shutouts in 15 starts...Allowed 88 hits, 38 runs and 40 walks while striking out 86...Won nine straight decisions, May 7 - June 29 (last 11 starts), after dropping first four starts of season...During win streak, registered two complete games, two shutouts and 1.65 ERA (81.2 IP - 15 ER)...In final start, tossed complete game one-hit shutout at Altoona, June 29 (5-0), allowing three walks with six strikeouts...Strikeout high was nine, May 28 vs. New Haven, in eight innings...Walked three batters-or-less in 13 starts (high was 6, May 23 vs. Reading; 5 IP)...Promoted to triple-A Edmonton, July 4, posting 5-3 mark with 4.05 EA (53.1 IP - 24 ER) in nine starts...Gave up 46 hits, 26 runs and 19 walks while recording 64 strikeouts...Won first career triple-A start, July 4 at New Orleans (9-3), allowing three runs (3 ER) on five hits and two walks with 12 strikeouts...Longest outing was eight innings, Aug. 10 at Colorado Springs, in 8-4 win (5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO, 1 WP, 1 BK)...Strikeout high was 13, July 15 at Tacoma (6.2 IP)...Walked three batters-or-less in all nine starts (high was three, twice)...Recalled by Anaheim, Aug. 18, and registered 2-3 record with 6.52 ERA in nine starts...Allowed 50 hits and 25 walks with 44 strikeouts...Earned win in major league debut, Aug. 19 at Chicago (9-2)...Allowed one run on four hits and one walk with three strikeouts in eight innings (longest outing of season)...Along with Brian Cooper (Sept. 7 vs. Chicago), became first Angels to win major league debuts in same season since 1966 (Minnie Rojas - Clyde Wright)...Strikeout high was eight, Sept. 26 at Seattle (in five innings)...Also struck out eight in seven innings (6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 HR) in first major league loss, Aug. 24 vs. Toronto (5-1)...Recorded second win, Sept. 21 in 7-5 win vs. Tampa Bay (5+ IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 5 SO, 1 WP)...Among A.L. Leaders, tied for third (with nine others) with two balks...Ejected from game following hit by pitch (Matt Lawton), Sept. 11 at Minnesota...Posted 1.000 fielding percentage in 10 total chances (four putouts, six assists). 1998 Spent fourth professional season at double-A Midland, posting 2-1 record and 5.55 ERA (47 IP - 29 ER) with 16 walks and 53 strikeouts in seven starts...Season was shortened by stress fracture of right elbow (suffered May 7 vs. Jackson) that did not require surgery...Placed on disabled list, May 9 - end of season...Notched back-to-back starts with 10-or-more strikeouts (April 10 vs. El Paso - 10; April 16 at Wichita - 12; season-high). 1997 Spent third professional season with single-A Cedar Rapids...Posted 11-10 record with eight complete games, four shutouts and 3.58 ERA (181.0 IP - 72 ER) in 27 starts for Kernels...Notched 225 strikeouts, most in minor leagues since 1986...Shutouts were most in minors for 1997...Led Midwest League in complete games, shutouts, strikeouts, and tied for first in starts...Ranked second among league starters in innings and strikeouts per nine innings (11.19)...Struggled first two months of season, going 0-7 with 6.50 ERA (55.1 IP - 40 ER)...Finished season winning eight of last nine decisions (1.82 ERA; 84.0 IP - 17 ER)...Became first minor league pitcher to record double-digit strikeout performances in three consecutive outings: June 1 (11), June 8 (11), June 13 (12)...Tossed first career no-hitter in 12-0 win over Quad City (9.0 IP, 0 BB, 14 SO), Aug. 7...Strikeout total marked season-high...Threw three-hit shutout victory over Quad City (9.0 IP, 1 BB, 9 SO) Aug. 17...Registered five consecutive complete games (4-1), Aug. 1-23...Collected 10-or-more strikeouts in 10 appearances...Honored as Midwest League "Pitcher of the Week" three times; July 27-Aug. 2, Aug. 3-9 and Aug. 17-23...Earned win in lone post-season start (8.0 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 14 SO)...14 strikeouts matched season high. 1996 Opened season with Mesa of Arizona Rookie League...Compiled 5-4 mark with two complete games, two shutouts, one save and 2.12 ERA (68.0 IP - 16 ER) in 16 games (eight starts)...Led Arizona League in shutouts and tied for lead in complete games...Ranked second among league starters in lowest average against (.206), third in ERA and tied for third in strikeouts (78)...Also placed fifth in wins...Earned lone save (4.0 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 5 SO) in 9-3 win over Athletics, July 9...Threw three-hit, 1-0 shutout over Diamondbacks July 20 (9.0 IP, 2 BB, 12 SO)...Notched 12 strikeouts (7.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R) in 9-2 at Rockies, Aug. 4...Tossed one-hit, 6-0 shutout Aug. 19 (9.0 IP, 2 BB, 11 SO) at Diamondbacks for fourth consecutive wins...Twice struck out 12 batters, July 20 vs. Diamondbacks and Aug. 4 at Rockies...Named Arizona League "Pitcher of the Week" for July 15-21 (1-0, 0.60 ERA) and Aug. 19 -25 (1-0, 9.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER)...Also named to Arizona All-Star Team...Transferred to single-A Boise...Appeared in three games, going 1-1 with 3.66 ERA (19.2 IP - 8 ER). 1995 Began professional career with San Pedro Angels in Dominican Summer League (rookie)...Was 8-6 with seven complete games and 2.23 ERA (97.0 IP - 24 ER) in 16 starts...Struck out 100 batters while walking 54.