Kaleb Ort Alternate Training Site Pitcher

       
 


Age: 29
Born: February 5, 1992
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, RI
Height: 6-4
Weight: 240
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
   
Drafted: Not drafted
How Acquired: Minor League Rule 5 Draft (Dec. 2020)
College: Aquinas
High School: Lowell (MI)
   

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Pronunciation: ---
First Pro Contract: September 23, 2016 by (ARI)
Signing Scout: N/A
Signing Bonus: N/A
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2021
MLFA Eligible: November 2023
   
Pro Debut: July 17, 2017 (Lowell)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut: June 22, 2017 (Pulaski)
Service Time (1/21): 0 days
Options Remaining: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2021): MiLB contract
   
Twitter: @ort_kaleb33
Instagram: @ort_kaleb33

 
 
 
 
 
     
  Scouting Report & Links      
         
  Physical Description: Tall right-hander with a mature frame. No remaining projection.

Mechanics: Relief-only delivery with considerable effort.

Fastball: Fastball sits in the mid-90s and touches 98 mph. Fastball has shown the ability to miss bats. Command and control need work.

Slider: Primary secondary is a slider. Average potential.
  Career Notes: Tore his UCL in high school but rehabbed the injury and did not have surgery. Signed with the Diamondbacks in 2016 out of the independent Frontier League. Was cut in training camp and went back to the Frontier League briefly before signing with the Yankees in May 2017 at age 25.  Was seleted by the Red Sox in the 2020 minor league Rule 5 Draft. Opened 2021 at the Alternate Training Site.

Summation: Potential organizational reliever.

Note: This page will be updated with a complete scouting report after the scouting team has seen the player in person

Links
Scouting Report Update (12.11.20)
 
   
     
    Pitching Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l era g gs sv ip h r er hr hbp bb so whip k/9 bb/9
2016 Joliet Slammers Fro Ind --- 24 3 4 6.05 20 12 1 61.0 62 42 41 8 4 42 61 1.70 9.00 6.20
  2017 Joliet Slammers Fro Ind --- 25 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.50 13.50 0.00
  2017 Pulaski Yankees App Rk NYY 25 2 0 0.63 12 0 8 14.1 5 1 1 0 1 4 23 0.63 14.44 2.51
  2017 Staten Island Yankees NYPL A- NYY 25 1 0 2.31 8 0 2 11.2 7 4 3 0 1 5 16 1.03 12.34 3.86
  2018 Tampa Tarpons FSL A+ NYY 26 1 1 6.04 13 0 0 22.1 22 18 15 1 0 20 27 1.88 10.88 8.06
  2018 Trenton Thunder East AA NYY 26 1 1 2.18 22 0 3 33.0 23 10 8 0 0 22 42 1.36 11.45 6.00
  2019 Staten Island Yankees NYPL A- NYY 27 1 0 0.00 2 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0.33 21.00 3.00
  2019 Trenton Thunder East AA NYY 27 1 0 2.57 9 0 2 14.0 11 4 4 0 0 3 20 1.00 12.86 1.93
  2019 Scranton/WB RailRiders IL AAA NYY 27 4 0 4.05 24 0 2 33.1 29 17 15 2 2 24 51 1.59 13.77 6.48
  2020 Season Cancelled --- --- NYY 28 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
   
     
    2021 Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l era g gs sv ip h r er hr hbp bb so whip k/9 bb/9
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