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Carlos Ocampo

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Carlos Alberto Ocampo Batista

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 181 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Carlos Ocampo has pitched in the minors and for the Colombian national team.

Ocampo was signed by Chicago Cubs scout Manny Esquivia in January 2016. [1] He was 1-2 with a 3.56 ERA for the 2016 DSL Cubs, walking 25 in 30 1/3 IP. He missed 2017 due to injury. [2] He went 1-0 with a 4.88 ERA for the 2018 AZL Cubs 1, walking 23 in 27 2/3 IP. In 2019, he improved to 3-3, 3.28 for the same team, fanning 48 in 46 2/3 IP. The 2020 minor league season was wiped out by the COVID-19 pandemic.

With Colombia for the 2020 Americas Olympic Qualifier (held in 2021 due to delays due to the pandemic), he pitched briefly. He relieved Jasier Herrera with a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the 9th versus Venezuela. He only lasted two pitches, throwing a strike to Diego Rincones before surrendering the game-losing homer. [3] He was 4-0 with 3 saves and a 5.85 ERA for the 2021 Myrtle Beach Pelicans, striking out 67 in 47 2/3 IP while improving his control (15 BB). He was taken by the New York Mets in the minor league portion of the 2021 Rule V Draft. [4]