|Ortiz Out of Commission 4-5 Months|
Monday, May 14th, 2012
The latest news from the Hickory Crawdads clubhouse is this: reliever Joseph Ortiz is expected to be out of action for another 4-5 months. He has shoulder inflammation, sustained on 05/11/2012. The injury has kept him off the field since then. Ortiz expressed a bit of relief. "At least now I know," he said.
Thus far this season Ortiz has saved 0 games. His won-lost mark is 1 win and no losses with 5 strikeouts in 8 innings, along with a 1.13 ERA.