The Giants tweeted Wednesday afternoon that they have invited 11-year-veteran right handed pitcher Ramon Ortiz to Spring Training:"SFGiants invite RHP Ramon Ortiz to Major League camp."
Ortiz, 39, pitched last season with the Chicago Cubs. He appeared in 22 games (two starts) and posted a 1-2 mark with a 4.86 ERA.
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After spending his first six years with the Los Angeles Angels, he has spent the last five years with six different teams -- Cincinnati, Washington, Minnesota, Colorado, the Dodgers and the Cubs.Ortiz's best year was in 2002, when he went 15-9 with a 3.77 ERA. That season, he started against the Giants in Game 3 of the World Series and got the win with 5 IP, 5 H, 4 ER and 3 Ks. He gave up homers to Barry Bonds (shown) and Rich Aurilia in the Angels' 10-4 victory at then Pac Bell Park.