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Blue Jays sign Ortiz, Langerhans to minor-league contracts


The Toronto Blue Jays have signed Ramón Ortiz to a minor-league deal with an invitation to Spring Training, reports Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News.

Ortiz, 39, was 13-6 with a 3.45 ERA with K/9 5.5 and BB/9 2.0 in 169 1/3 innings in Triple-A for the New York Yankees last season. The right-hander last pitched in the majors in 2011 for the Chicago Cubs. He has a career record of 86-84 with a career ERA of 4.86.

Langerhans, 32, hit a .250/.369/.446 batting line with 11 home runs and 54 RBI’s in 401 plate appearances in Triple-A last season for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Langerhans is a career .226/.332/.372 hitter in 1461 career plate appearances.

  • Guest

    Sweet! I’ve been wanting to see Ryan get signed for quite some time now. Pretty big fan of his.