Oliver Ortega, a Dominican professional baseball pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball, was born on October 2, 1996. He is 6 feet tall.
On February 10, 2015, Ortega signed as an international free agent with the Los Angeles Angels. In 43+23 innings with the DSL Angels in 2015, he went 1–3 with a 4.33 ERA.
In 2016, he pitched for the AZL Angels, going 2–3 with a 2.83 ERA in 28+23 innings. In 2017, Ortega did not play any games. He pitched for the Burlington Bees in 2018, finishing 4–5 with a 3.51 ERA in 82 innings.
During the 2019 season, Ortega pitched for the Inland Empire 66ers and the Mobile BayBears, going 4–5 with a 3.34 ERA and 121 strikeouts in 94+13 innings. Ortega was a 2019 California League All-Star.
Ortega received his first promotion to the major leagues when the Angels selected his contract from Triple-A Salt Lake on September 1, 2021. He made his major league debut on September 8, 2021, tossing 1 1/3 scoreless innings of relief against the San Diego Padres.