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Q&A with Mark Ortega

Q&A with Mark Ortega

Mark Ortega, playing shortstop for Palm Beach Gardens High School in Florida, was a member of the USA 16 and under National Team that won the 2003 World Championship in Taiwan. Mark has a projectable body and is expected to be among the higher draft picks in the high school ranks in next June's MLB Draft.

Despite playing a majority of his games in high school at shortstop, Mark Ortega is considered to be among the top 3B prospects and will most likely make the permanent move to that position in the pros. Known as an above average defensive player, Ortega had 25 put outs and 42 assists playing shortstop and third base for Palm Beach Gardens High School. He has good power projection, excellent bat...

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