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Juan Diaz | Shortstop

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/12/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 218
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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White Sox signed INF Juan Diaz to a minor league contract.
The 25-year-old spent the 2014 campaign in the Marlins organization where he slashed .278/.310/.418 with 12 homers and 63 RBI in 131 games at Triple-A New Orleans. He could have a chance to crack the White Sox roster as a utility infielder. Nov 22 - 9:01 AM

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Marlins signed INF Juan Diaz to a minor league contract.

It's not clear whether he'll be given an invitation to spring training. Diaz got in five games at the big league level in 2012, but the soon-to-be 25-year-old has failed to develop as a prospect.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 05:12:00 PM

Indians outrighted INF Juan Diaz to Triple-A Columbus.

Diaz was designated for assignment on Sunday in order to clear room on the 40-man roster. The 24-year-old hit .242/.317/.348 with eight homers, 45 RBI and a 46/129 BB/K ratio at Triple-A this season.
Sat, Sep 7, 2013 03:08:00 PM

Indians designated INF Juan Diaz for assignment.

Diaz is a career .256/.314/.364 hitter over eight minor league seasons and didn't do much with a cup of coffee last year. He's just 24, so it's possible someone looking for a utility infielder will give him a look.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 10:36:00 AM

Indians optioned INF Juan Diaz to Triple-A Columbus.

He's clearing room for the recently acquired John McDonald. Diaz will return to an ugly .211/.275/.316 batting line at Triple-A.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 06:38:00 PM

Indians recalled INF Juan Diaz from Triple-A Columbus.

Diaz, 24, was batting .211/.275/.316 through 52 games this season in Triple A. He'll serve as a backup infielder while Asdrubal Cabrera (quad) is on the disabled list.
Tue, Jun 4, 2013 03:09:00 PM

Indians optioned INF Juan Diaz to Triple-A Columbus.

Diaz will act as organizational infield depth this season for the Indians. He has a .681 career OPS in the minors.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 12:00:00 PM

Indians recalled INF Juan Diaz from Triple-A Columbus.

Diaz batted .266/.314/.429 with 13 homers between Double- and Triple-A this season and even earned a brief call-up. He could compete for a utility spot next spring.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 03:17:00 PM

Indians optioned INF Juan Diaz to Double-A Akron.

Cleveland chose to keep three catchers on the roster in lieu of Carlos Santana's return from a concussion, which cost Diaz his spot. The Dominican shortstop returned to a paltry .232/.280/.348 line on the farm.
Tue, Jun 5, 2012 04:01:00 PM

Indians recalled INF Juan Diaz from Double-A Akron.

Diaz was batting just .232/.280/.348 with three homers at Akron. He'll provide infield depth.
Fri, May 25, 2012 12:30:00 PM

Indians purchased the contract of INF Juan Diaz from Double-A Akron.

The move protects him from MLB's Rule 5 Draft in December. Diaz, who turns 23 next month, was acquired from the Mariners last year in the Russell Branyan deal. The Dominican shortstop batted .255/.310/.368 with nine homers, 60 RBI, nine stolen bases and a .678 OPS over 569 plate appearances this season at the Double-A level.
Sat, Nov 19, 2011 12:21:00 AM

Indians acquired SS Juan Diaz and OF Ezequiel Carrera from the Mariners for 1B Russell Branyan.

Diaz is still very raw, but at 21 years of age he is quite a nice get for the 34-year-old Branyan. The young shortstop was batting .295 with a 779 OPS, seven home runs and 41 RBI in 254 at-bats at high Single-A High Desert. He will start his Indians career with Single-A Kinston.
Sun, Jun 27, 2010 12:17:00 AM

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