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Jonathan Diaz | Shortstop

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/10/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 155
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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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. Jun 27 - 7:50 PM

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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.
Jun 25 - 3:54 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.
May 13 - 2:47 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.
May 12 - 4:07 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.
May 1 - 10:52 AM

Jonathan Diaz went 1-for-3 and drove home a pair of runs in Friday’s loss to the Yankees.

Diaz drove home two runs with an RBI single in the second inning to put the Jays ahead 3-2, but that would be the extent of their offense on the night. The 28-year-old infielder has been acting as the Jays regular shortstop since Jose Reyes went down with a hamstring injury, and is hitting .250/.333/.250. Outside of deep AL-only leagues, he isn’t relevant.
Apr 4 - 11:05 PM

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons indicated Tuesday that Jonathan Diaz will be the team's primary shortstop while Jose Reyes (hamstring) is out.

Toronto also has Ryan Goins and Maicer Izturis available to play short, but Gibbons views Diaz as the best defensive shortstop of the three. "All three guys will play," he said. "The thinking behind that is we want to throw our best defense out there and Diaz is the best shortstop we've got out there, he's really good out there." Diaz started at shortstop Tuesday and had an RBI single and a stolen base. However, he's a career .230/.358/.297 hitter in the minors and doesn't figure to have much fantasy value even in deeper leagues.
Source: Toronto Sun
Apr 2 - 10:07 AM

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

Diaz, who will turn 29 in a couple weeks, made it up for four at-bats with the Red Sox last season. He's a career .230/.358/.297 hitter in the minors, but he can play all over the infield and will provide depth with Jose Reyes out.
Mar 31 - 10:10 PM

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

Diaz made four plate appearances this year with the Red Sox. He spent the majority of the summer at Triple-A Pawtucket, where he batted .253/.358/.316 in 101 games.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 01:52:00 PM

Red Sox sent INF Jonathan Diaz outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Diaz is now officially off Boston's 40-man roster. He was 0-for-4 in five games with the Red Sox this season.
Mon, Jul 8, 2013 02:31:00 PM

Red Sox optioned INF Jonathan Diaz to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Diaz made his MLB debut last week and appeared in five games as a utility infielder. The Red Sox are expected to call up Brock Holt to replace him on the active roster.
Sat, Jul 6, 2013 09:28:00 AM

Red Sox purchased the contract of INF Jonathan Diaz from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Diaz will start at third base Saturday against the Blue Jays. Clayton Mortensen has been designated for assignment to clear a roster spot. The Red Sox are expected to move Jose Iglesias to shortstop with Stephen Drew sidelined.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 12:44:00 PM

Red Sox signed INF Jonathan Diaz to a minor league contract.

He's been given an invitation to spring training. Diaz, 27, sports an ugly .226/.358/.294 batting line over seven minor league seasons. He'll represent depth at Triple-A.
Fri, Jan 4, 2013 02:03:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Dioner Navarro
2Josh Thole
3Erik Kratz
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2Dan Johnson
2B1Maicer Izturis
2Steve Tolleson
3Munenori Kawasaki
SS1Jose Reyes
3B1Brett Lawrie
2Juan Francisco
LF1Melky Cabrera
CF1Colby Rasmus
2Darin Mastroianni
RF1Jose Bautista
DH1Adam Lind
2Nolan Reimold
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1R.A. Dickey
2Brandon Morrow
3Mark Buehrle
4Drew Hutchison
5J.A. Happ
6Marcus Stroman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Casey Janssen
2Aaron Loup
3Brett Cecil
4Dustin McGowan
5Todd Redmond
6Brad Mills
7Rob Rasmussen