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Ortiz called up, Gideon replaces

Ortiz called up after hot start

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The Milwaukee Brewers promoted third basemen Juan Ortiz to the Single-A affiliate the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on July 7.

Ortiz impressed management quickly. The 21-year-old only played 12 games for Helena. In his brief time with the Single-A club, he hit .362 with an OPS of .957. Ortiz recorded 17 hits, four of those were doubles, one triple and one round tripper.

Ronnie Gideon was called up to replace Ortiz.

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