Ortega Named Pitcher of the Week

Jorge Ortega pitched seven scoreless innings in his last start against Idaho Falls last Wednesday.

Jorge Ortega pitched seven scoreless innings in his last start against Idaho Falls last Wednesday.

Helena Brewers starting pitcher Jorge Ortega was honored as the Pioneer League’s Pitcher of the Week on Monday for the week of Monday, August 11th – Sunday, August 17th.

The 21-year-old righty from Caracas, Venezuela pitched seven scoreless innings in his last start against Idaho Falls. He gave up just three base hits and struck out three en route to his third win of the year.

For the season, the 21-year-old Ortega has a record of 3-3 with a 4.73 earned run average in 11 starts for Helena.

Ortega’s next start is scheduled for this evening when the Brewers play host to Ogden at Kindrick Legion Field.

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