Updated: 3/04/2014 1:13 pm
The Victoria Generals have announced the addition of two players from Ranger
College. Right-handed pitcher Argenis Angulo will make his return to the Generals along with catcher
Dayfran Ortiz. Both players are off to a great start this Spring
for Ranger College.
the team last season with just two weeks remaining and made an immediate impact.
Angulo appeared in five games to end the season, only giving up
one earned run with an ERA of 1.28. Ranger College has played in 13 games this
Spring and Argenis has already thrown 23 innings and is among the
leaders in the nation with 39 strikeouts. He currently has a 1.57 ERA with
plenty of baseball ahead for Ranger College.
native of Araure, Venezuela, was a freshman at Ranger in 2013.
Angulo appeared in 12 games and recorded 14 strikeouts in 33.2
innings on the season.
Catcher Dayfran Ortiz, who
will join the Generals as a freshman, is off to a great start this season for
Ranger. He is currently hitting .311 on the season and leads the team in both
doubles (4) and RBI (10) and has played on all 13 games this season for Ranger
Ortiz, a native of Aragua, Venezuela , is
in his freshman season and has already made his mark as the top starting catcher
for Ranger this season.
When not starting, Ortiz continues
to make his way into the line-up as the designated hitter.
“We’ve started to build a strong rapport with Ranger College
with the addition of these fine players with others possible this season,
“commented Mike Yokum, Generals Vice President and General
Manager. “Having a pitcher and catcher that have thrown together this
Spring should pay big dividends this Summer for the Generals.”
“Former Generals head coach Stephen Flora is currently the
recruiting coordinator for Ranger College and continues to surface great players
from Ranger, “stated Yokum. “Flora really
did a remarkable job last season recruiting great players to add to the Generals