St. Louis Cardinals Claim Rafael Ortega

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Published on January 7 2014 12:16 pm
Last Updated on January 7 2014 12:16 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Cardinals Claim Outfielder

(St. Louis, MO) -- The Cardinals have a new outfielder on their 40-man roster. The Cards claimed 22-year-old Rafael Ortega Monday after he was placed on waivers by the Rangers last week. The left-handed hitter played for the Rockies' Double-A club in 2013. He batted .228 with 10 RBI and nine stolen bases in 42 games.