Ortiz Captures UPMC Susquehanna Crosscutters Player of the Week

Cutters outfielder Jhailyn Ortiz has been named the UPMC Susquehanna Player of the Week for the week of July 3 – July 9.

For the week, Ortiz hit .423 with 8 runs batted in while playing in all 7 games.  His 17 total bases for the week included 3 doubles and a home run.   He currently ranks 3rd in the NYPL in RBI’s (12) and 4th in On-Base Percentage (.451).

Ortiz was signed by the Phillies as a free agent in 2015.  He was ranked as the #1 international prospect by in 2015.

The award will be presented prior to the Williamsport Crosscutters game on July 14.


2017 Player of the Week winners;

June 19-25- Greg Pickett
June 26- July 2 – Greg Pickett
July 3-9 – Jhailyn Ortiz


About UPMC Susquehanna
UPMC Susquehanna is an affiliate of UPMC and a northcentral Pennsylvania based health system that includes Divine Providence Hospital, Muncy Valley Hospital, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital and Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Serving patients from an 11-county region, UPMC Susquehanna has been recognized at the national and state levels for quality of care. This regional provider offers a wide array of services that include cancer care, heart and vascular care/heart surgery, neurosciences including neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, OB/GYN, gastrointestinal services, behavioral health, physical rehabilitation, home care, long term care, assisted living and paramedic/ambulance services.