Kelowna Falcons

31 Raul Ortiz

Position
Catcher
Bats
R
Throws
R
Home Town
Toa Alta, Puerto Rico
Year
JR
Height
6'1
Weight
200
Current Team
KEL

SAN JOAQUIN DELTA COLLEGE: Played two seasons for coach Reed Peters at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton…Helped team win the Big 8 Conference championship in 2015…Team went 41-7 in 2015 and 31-13 in 2016…Played in 26 games as a sophomore and had four RBIs and five runs scored while throwing out four base runners…Saw action in 10 games as a freshman and threw out the only attempted base stealer against…Played with Hornet teammate Alex Dentoni

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Mike Denecochea at McClatchy HS in Sacramento…First team all-Metro league as a senior…In 13 games played hit .514 with 15 RBIs and 14 runs scored…Had four doubles and two triples with a .543 on-base percentage and .729 slugging percentage…Threw out the only two stolen base attempts against…Helped team go 13-1 in league play and win the conference title

PERSONAL: Parents are Santos Ortiz and Mayra Medina…Brother Francisco Ortiz was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 18th round of the 2006 MLB draft and pitched three seasons in the Pirates organization…Is bilingual…Majoring in communications