While living in a hotel across the country from his California home and studying the Ravens playbook as an undrafted rookie vying for a spot on the opening-game roster, Ricky Ortiz hasn’t had much time to explore Baltimore.
Or the area’s guacamole.
It’s something the avocado-orchard-owning fullback plans to do. But Ortiz is too invested in preparing for reporting to training camp Wednesday in Owings Mills with the rest of the Ravens’ rookies and pushing to make the team as the only player listed at a position being phased out of NFL offenses.
So, Ortiz has turned his focus from the avocado business he’s developed since middle school to...