Jorel Ortega debuts in spring training with Twins

Former Vol Jorel Ortega debuted with the Twins during spring training.

Ortega went 0-for-2 versus Tampa Bay on Feb. 25. He went 0-for-1 versus the Red Sox on Feb. 27.

Ortega was selected in the sixth round (No. 174 overall) of the 2022 MLB draft by Minnesota.

He played for the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels and FCL Twins in 2022 after being drafted. The Mighty Mussels are a Single-A affiliate of Minnesota located in Fort Myers, Florida.

Ortega appeared in 66 games during the 2022 season at Tennessee. The former Vol recorded 18 home runs, 61 RBIs, 57 runs, 76 hits, 20 doubles, four triples, 25 walks and three stolen bases in 2022.

Tennessee won the Southeastern Conference East division for the second consecutive season, the league regular season and tournament championships in 2022.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire