Ori was acquired from the Lancaster Barnstormers in a trade for future considerations. The 27-year-old was a 14th round draft pick of the Houston Astros out of Northwestern University in 2005, and spent six seasons in the Astros farm system, reaching Double-A Corpus Christi in 2009. He is a career .280 hitter, and was a Carolina League All-Star in 2008 when he batted .304 with 11 homeruns and 89 RBI for the Salem Avalanche. Ori stands 6’4, 225 pounds and is highly regarded defensively. The left-handed hitter played in college at Northwestern University.