IP 280
ERA 3.889
WHIP 1.368
BB/9 4.211
SO/9 8.936
  • Full name Harold Cortijo
  • Born 09/29/1998 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 180 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Riverdale Baptist
  • Drafted in the 14th round (422nd overall) by the New York Yankees in 2017 (signed for $125,000).
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    Cortijo opened eyes at the WWBA Championships in the fall. He's a very good athlete--a plus runner and a quality defender in center field, but teams are more interested in Cortijo's quick arm on the mound. He throws from a lower three-quarter arm slot and generates late movement on his fastball, which sits in the low 90s and can bump 94-95. Scouts see him as a future reliever, with his secondary stuff grading as below-average at present. He throws a mid-70s curveball with long and early break that he'll have to tighten to develop into an average offering. Cortijo's athleticism, arm strength and deception give him a chance to develop into a major leaguer. He is already 19 years old and is committed to junior college. Fears that he'll end up in the bullpen limit his draft market.

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Career Transactions

  • RHP Harold Cortijo roster status changed by Hudson Valley Renegades.
  • Hudson Valley Renegades placed RHP Harold Cortijo on the 7-day injured list.
  • RHP Harold Cortijo roster status changed by New York Yankees.
  • RHP Harold Cortijo assigned to New York Yankees.

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