The Colorado Rockies sign Russ Ortiz

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General by chinmusic on Friday 28 August 2009 at 5:31 pm

The Rockies have signed 35-year old righty starting pitcher Russ Ortiz to a minor league deal. Ortiz has pitched in 23 games (13 starts) for the Astros this season and he was 3-6 with a 5.57 ERA and a 1.67 WHIP. Ortiz has now pitched in 305 games (266 starts) in his major league career and he is 113-88 with a 4.48 ERA and a 1.49 WHIP. Ortiz is a virtual lock to be called up by the Rockies when rosters expand on September 1st if not before.

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