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Jonathan Diaz | Shortstop

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (32) / 4/10/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 155
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Yankees acquired INF Jonathan Diaz from the Blue Jays.
The trade was announced Wednesday afternoon by the Blue Jays' Triple-A team in Buffalo. Diaz, 32, was batting just .182 with a .587 OPS in 114 plate appearances there. He'll join up with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Jul 5 - 2:04 PM

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Blue Jays signed INF Jonathan Diaz to a minor league contract.

The 31-year-old spent the entire 2016 season at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre where he slashed an anemic .207/.315/.249 with one homer and 25 RBI. He'll function as organizational infield depth for the Jays.
Feb 11 - 9:30 AM

Yankees signed INF Jonathan Diaz to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Diaz has hit .145/.242/.164 in brief opportunities over the last three seasons with the Red Sox and Blue Jays. He'll compete for a bench job but most likely will represent depth in the minors.
Fri, Jan 8, 2016 03:05:00 PM

Jonathan Diaz has elected free agency.

He refused an outright assignment by the Blue Jays. Diaz appeared in just seven games with the big club this season.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 09:24:00 PM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of INF Jonathan Diaz from Triple-A Buffalo.

He'll give the Jays another middle infield option. Diaz is hitless in five at-bats for the big club this season.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015 12:02:00 PM

Blue Jays sent INF Jonathan Diaz outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

He's now off the 40-man roster again. The Jays removed Diaz from the 40-man in order to add Ronald Torreyes.
Fri, May 15, 2015 03:12:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned INF Jonathan Diaz to Triple-A Buffalo.

The Jays needed to make room for first baseman Chris Colabello and Diaz was one of the corresponding roster moves. Diaz had been called up to replace Jose Reyes (rib) on the active roster in late April, but only saw a few at-bats. He'll serve as minor league depth until the Jays need him again.
Tue, May 5, 2015 02:09:00 PM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of INF Jonathan Diaz from Triple-A Buffalo.

He'll replace the injured Jose Reyes (rib) on the active roster. Diaz, 30, hit .158 (6-for-38) over 23 games with the Blue Jays last season and will provide some infield depth.
Tue, Apr 28, 2015 10:09:00 AM

Blue Jays re-signed INF Jonathan Diaz to a minor league contract.

He'll also get a spring training invite. Diaz appeared in 23 games with the Blue Jays this past season, but spent the majority of the year at the Triple-A level. The 29-year-old will continue to provide infield depth.
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 01:26:00 PM

Jonathan Diaz has elected free agency.

The 29-year-old utilityman appeared in just 23 games for the Jays during the 2014 season, hitting a minuscule .158/.256/.184 in 38 at-bats. He'll look to find another situation where he can compete for a reserve role on a minor league deal.
Sat, Oct 4, 2014 02:50:00 PM

Blue Jays sent INF Jonathan Diaz outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

Diaz was designated for assignment earlier in the week, but passed through waivers unclaimed. He'll continue to provide organizational depth in the middle infield.
Fri, Jun 27, 2014 07:50:00 PM

Blue Jays designated INF Jonathan Diaz for assignment.

The move clears room on the 40-man roster for the addition of Brad Glenn. He has a good chance of clearing waivers and remaining in the organization.
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 03:54:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned INF Jonathan Diaz to Triple-A Buffalo.

Diaz's latest stint with the big club last just one day. The Blue Jays have called up Kevin Pillar to serve as insurance for Colby Rasmus, who is dealing with a hamstring injury.
Tue, May 13, 2014 02:47:00 PM

Blue Jays recalled INF Jonathan Diaz from Triple-A Buffalo.

Diaz is batting .176/.282/.206 in 41 plate appearances this season for the Jays. He'll serve as middle infield depth.
Mon, May 12, 2014 04:07:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned INF Jonathan Diaz to Triple-A Buffalo.

Diaz was batting .176/.282/.206 in 41 plate appearances this season for the Jays. The versatile 29-year-old should get another shot at some point in 2014.
Thu, May 1, 2014 10:52:00 AM

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3Tyler Austin
2B1Starlin Castro
2Tyler Wade
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Ronald Torreyes
3B1Todd Frazier
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Aaron Hicks
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RF1Aaron Judge
DH1Matt Holliday
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4Tommy Kahnle
5Adam Warren
6Chad Green
7Chasen Shreve
8Bryan Mitchell
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