Christian Ochoa (Too Close To Home) and Kelly Jenrette (Grandfathered) have booked recurring roles on Fox’s Pitch, Dan Fogelman’s baseball drama series. Written by Fogelman and Rick Singer and directed by Paris Barclay, Pitch follows Ginny (Kylie Bunbury), a young pitcher who defies the odds when she becomes the first woman to play in the major leagues.
Ochoa will play Livan Duarte, a superstar catcher who recently defected from Cuba. Livan’s just become a free agent, and Oscar is determined to bring him to San Diego. Jenrette is Rhonda, Oscar’s (Mark Consuelos) loyal assistant.
Ochoa recently wrapped an arc on Tyler Perry’s Too Close To Home and just finished working opposite Alyson Hannigan on TV Land’s The First Wives Club pilot. Earlier this year. Ochoa played the young male lead on ABC pilot The Death of Eva Sofia Valdez. He’s currently the male lead in Emmy-nominated webseries Her Story directed by Sydney Freeland. He’s repped by Kramer Management and TalentWorks.
Jenrette is coming off a co-starring role in Fox’s Grandfathered. She’s repped by MKS & Associates & Robyn Bluestone Management.