Fifth starter could be an Ortiz

Updated: March 11, 2010, 8:53 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- If you are considered old by major league pitching standards, your once-flourishing career has hit the skids, you are in camp on a minor league contract, you epitomize the term "reclamation project" and your last name happens to be Ortiz, well, you are looking pretty good right about now in this increasingly crowded race for the fifth spot in the Dodgers' starting rotation.

Ramon Ortiz is a 36-year-old right-hander from the Dominican Republic who won 44 games over a three-year ...

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