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Yusniel Díaz

Yusniel Díaz 80 OF

Baltimore Orioles

  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee
  • Full Name: Yusniel Efrain Díaz
  • Age: 23 (October 7, 1996)
  • Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 195
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Yusniel Díaz Stats Summary

Yusniel Díaz Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
January 28, 2020 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster OF Yusniel Diaz to spring training.
August 26, 2019 Bowie Baysox activated RF Yusniel Diaz from the 7-day injured list.
August 22, 2019 Bowie Baysox sent OF Yusniel Diaz on a rehab assignment to Aberdeen IronBirds.
August 2, 2019 Bowie Baysox placed RF Yusniel Diaz on the 7-day injured list.
June 21, 2019 Bowie Baysox activated RF Yusniel Diaz from the temporarily inactive list.
June 17, 2019 Bowie Baysox placed RF Yusniel Diaz on the temporarily inactive list.
May 29, 2019 RF Yusniel Diaz assigned to Frederick Keys from Bowie Baysox.
April 26, 2019 Bowie Baysox placed RF Yusniel Diaz on the 7-day injured list.
January 25, 2019 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster RF Yusniel Diaz to spring training.
July 18, 2018 Baltimore Orioles traded SS Manny Machado to Los Angeles Dodgers for 2B Breyvic Valera, RF Yusniel Diaz, RHP Zach Pop, RHP Dean Kremer and 3B Rylan Bannon.
July 18, 2018 RF Yusniel Diaz assigned to Bowie Baysox.
July 14, 2018 Tulsa Drillers placed RF Yusniel Diaz on the temporarily inactive list.
May 25, 2018 Tulsa Drillers activated RF Yusniel Diaz from the 7-day disabled list.
May 15, 2018 Tulsa Drillers placed RF Yusniel Diaz on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 14, 2018.
April 19, 2018 RF Yusniel Diaz assigned to Tulsa Drillers.
January 30, 2018 Los Angeles Dodgers invited non-roster CF Yusniel Diaz to spring training.
August 1, 2017 RF Yusniel Diaz assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
July 26, 2017 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes activated CF Yusniel Diaz from the 7-day disabled list.
July 9, 2017 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes placed CF Yusniel Diaz on the 7-day disabled list.
March 3, 2017 CF Yusniel Diaz assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
July 21, 2016 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes activated CF Yusniel Diaz from the 7-day disabled list.
July 16, 2016 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes sent OF Yusniel Diaz on a rehab assignment to AZL Dodgers.
June 15, 2016 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes placed OF Yusniel Diaz on the 7-day disabled list.
April 29, 2016 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes activated OF Yusniel Diaz from the 7-day disabled list.
April 24, 2016 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes placed OF Yusniel Diaz on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 22, 2016.
April 4, 2016 OF Yusniel Diaz assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
March 20, 2016 OF Yusniel Diaz assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
November 21, 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent OF Yusniel Diaz to a minor league contract.
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Yusniel Díaz Awards and Honors

Yusniel Díaz  80 OF

Yusniel Díaz
  • Full Name: Yusniel Efrain Diaz
  • Born: October 7, 1996
  • Age: 23
  • Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 195

2019
♦ Entered the season ranked by MLB.com, Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus as the Orioles No. 1 proespect. Also called the "Best Hitter for Average" in the Orioles minor league system by Baseball America, who ranked him the 37th best prospect nationally.
♦ Split the year between Double-A Bowie, Class-A Frederick and Class-A Aberdeen, combining to hit .265 with 11 home runs, 22 doubles and 55 RBI over 85 games. 
♦ Ranked among Orioles minor leaguers in extra-base hits (T-6th, 37) and RBI (8th, 55). 
♦ Named an MiLB.com Orioles Organizational All-Star after the season.
♦ Opened the year with Bowie before sustaining a hamstring injury that placed him on the Injured List on 4/26. Rehabbed the injury for six games with Frederick (hitting safely in five of six contests) before returning to Bowie on 6/5. 
♦ Named the Eastern League Batter of the Week on 6/16 after a week that saw him homer in three straight contests and bat .364 with 12 RBI and three multi-hit games. 
♦ Batted .299 with three home runs, 22 RBI and a .353 OBP over 28 games in July. 
♦ Matched his career-best by registering a nine-game hitting streak, 7/19 - 7/27.
♦ Ranked among Bowie team leaders in homers (2nd, 11), RBI (3rd, 53) and XBH (T-4th, 34).
♦ Batted .328 (19-58) with five home runs and 13 RBI when serving as Bowie's DH.
♦ Placed on Injured List with quad injury on 8/2. Appeared in three rehab games with Aberdeen before returning to Bowie on 8/26. 
♦ Appeared in eight playoff games for Bowie, batting .257 (9-35) with a homer and five RBI.


2018
♦ Entered the season ranked by MLB.com as the Dodgers #5 prospect. Also rated by Baseball Prospectus as the #73 prospect in all of baseball prior to the season. 
♦ Split the year between Double-A Tulsa and Double-A Bowie, combining to hit .285 with 11 home runs, 45 RBI and a .392 on-base percentage in 97 games. 
♦ Opened the year with Tulsa, hitting .314 with six home runs, 30 RBI and eight stolen bases in 59 games before being traded to the Baltimore system on 7/18. 
♦ Ranked 2nd in the Texas League with a .428 on-base percentage when he was traded. 
♦ Selected to participate in the MLB Futures Game at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., where he hit two game-tying home runs. Was the first player since Alfonso Soriano to homer twice in a Futures Game - Soriano accomplished the feat in the inaugural contest in 1999.
♦ Matched his career-high with four hits, 7/8 vs. Frisco and 7/12 at Northwest Arkansas.
♦ With Tulsa, appeared defensively in center field (29 G), right field (28 G) and left field (2G).
♦ Batted .300 against Texas League left-handers and .319 against TL right-handed pitching.
♦ Reached base safely in his final 23 home contests for the Drillers, batting .366 (30-82) with a .469 on-base percentage over that stretch - a span that was tied for the 2nd-longest on-base stretch at home in the Texas League during the 2018 season. 
♦ Joined Bowie on 7/20 and batted .239 with five home runs and 15 RBI in 38 games. 
♦ Hit a three-run homer in consecutive games for Bowie, 8/19 at Erie and 8/20 at Richmond.
♦ Reached base safely in 31 of his 38 games with Bowie, posting a .329 OBP. 


2017
♦ Split time between Class-A Rancho Cucamonga and Double-A Tulsa, posting a combined .292 batting average with 11 home runs, 52 RBI and nine stolen bases in 114 games.
♦ Hit .380 against opposing left-handed pitchers between the two clubs.
♦ Named MiLB.com California League Player of the Month for June with Rancho Cucamonga, hitting .396 with nine doubles, two triples, five home runs and 17 RBI in 24 games.
♦ Named California League Player of the Week on 6/25 with Rancho Cucamonga, hitting .565 (13-23) with two home runs & eight RBI over five games (including two four-hit games). 
♦ Hit .333 with eight doubles, three home runs and 13 RBI in 33 games with Double-A Tulsa.
♦ Played in the Arizona Fall League with the Glendale Desert Dogs following the regular season, hitting .303 with three extra-base hits, one home run and 10 RBI in 17 games.
♦ Selected to participate in the Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Game.


2016
♦ Aside from a three-game rehab assignment in July with the Rookie-level AZL Dodgers, he played the entire season with Class-A Rancho Cucamonga (82 games).
♦ Hit .272 with eight home runs, 15 extra-base hits and 54 RBI with Rancho Cucamonga.
♦ Placed on the disabled list twice (4/24 and 6/15) due to shoulder issues, missing over a month the second time from mid-June to late-July.
♦ Had a career-high nine-game hitting streak from 6/12-7/29.
♦ Drove in a career-high six runs on 8/14 vs. Visalia (4-6, HR, 2B, 3 R, 6 RBI). 

 

PERSONAL
♦ Acquired by Baltimore from the Los Angeles Dodgers, along with IF Rylan Bannon, RHP Dean Kremer, RHP Zach Pop & IF Breyvic Valera, in exchange for IF Manny Machado, 7/18/18.
♦ Originally signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers, 11/21/15.
♦ Hit .348 as an 18-year-old during the 2014-15 season in Serie Nacional, Cuba's top baseball league. Was the favorite to win Rookie of the Year that season, but he defected to the U.S. before he could be given the award.
♦ Held a showcase for MLB teams in the Dominican Republic before signing with the Dodgers.