21-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 will miss the rest of the 2017 season after fracturing his right hamate bone and undergoing surgery Wednesday, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. He's expected to fully recover in six-to-eight weeks.
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Isan Diaz: Minor League Games Played By Position
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Milwaukee Brewers Roster
MajorsAguilar, Jesus (1B)
AAABarbosa, Andrew (P)
AABetancourt, Javier (SS)
A+Clark, Trent (OF)
ABelonis, Carlos (OF)
RookieAbreu, Pablo (OF)
Isan Diaz: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
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.