20-Year-Old Shortstop – Milwaukee Brewers
2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
Diaz is the perfect example of the kind of player Brewers GM David Stearns has been targeting in his rebuilding efforts. He is far from the perfect prospect -- it's unclear if he'll be able to stick a...
Isan Diaz Contract Information:
Signed in June of 2014 after being selected in the first-year player draft.
Diaz, 20, is batting .361 with two home runs, seven RBI and one steal in his last 10 games for Low-A Wisconsin.
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Milwaukee Brewers Roster
MajorsAnderson, Chase (P)
AAABrinson, Lewis (OF)
AABetancourt, Javier (SS)
A+Bickford, Phil (P)
ABelonis, Carlos (OF)
RookieAbreu, Pablo (OF)
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
At just 19 years old, Diaz tore up the rookie-level Pioneer League in 2015. He played in 68 games and posted a 1.076 OPS over 312 plate appearances. Diaz also blasted 13 home runs and swiped 12 bases, showing a good combination of power and speed. The youngster improved his strikeout rate as well, from 26.4% in 2014 to 20.8% last year. Continued improvements in this area will only bolster his offensive potential. In the field, Diaz started 63 of his 68 games last year at shortstop, posting a .945 fielding percentage. His other five starts came at second base. If Diaz continues to hit enough to allow his power and speed to play, he will shoot up prospect lists. An offseason trade to Milwaukee put him on the map, so he should no longer be under the radar in dynasty leagues.