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Athletics' Jordan Diaz: On bench again Friday
Diaz remains out of the lineup Friday versus the Angels.
It's the second straight absence for the 23-year-old infielder, who has slashed just .136/.150/.220 with 17 strikeouts over his last 60 plate appearances dating back to Sept. 2. Aledmys Diaz will handle third base for Oakland on Friday at Angel Stadium.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Sitting out Thursday
Diaz is absent from the lineup for Thursday's contest in Minnesota.
Diaz started the first two games of the series but will begin Thursday's afternoon tilt on the bench. He'll yield to Aledmys Diaz at third base.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Not in Sunday's lineup
Diaz is out of the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Tigers.
Diaz is 2-for-26 over his past nine games and will hit the bench Sunday. Aledmys Diaz will receive a turn at third base and bat cleanup.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Idle Friday
Diaz isn't in the Athletics' lineup Friday against Detroit.
Diaz will sit out Friday's contest after going 4-for-30 over his last 10 games. Kevin Smith will take over at third base and bat seventh.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Sitting Tuesday
Diaz isn't in the Athletics' lineup Tuesday against the Mariners.
Diaz will get a breather Tuesday after breaking an 0-for-14 stretch at the plate in Monday's series opener. Aledmys Diaz will instead get the nod at the hot corner and bat fifth.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Multi-hit effort in loss
Diaz went 2-for-5 with an RBI single and a double in a loss to the Rangers on Sunday.
Diaz produced his first multi-hit effort since Sept. 1, the last game before he fell into a 3-for-20, seven-game funk. The rookie snapped out of it to an extent Sunday with a performance that included his fourth extra-base hit and RBI of September. Diaz did whiff two more times, however, pushing his strikeout rate to 36.7 percent since the start of the month.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Sitting Saturday
Diaz will be on the bench for Saturday's game against the Rangers.
Diaz's .239/.294/.403 slash line in 75 games this season isn't particularly impressive, and he's gone just 3-for-19 at the plate across his last six games. Kevin Smith will take over at the hot corner Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Reaches double-digit homers
Diaz went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in an extra-inning loss to the Blue Jays on Monday.
Diaz's 397-foot shot to center in the seventh inning knotted the game at 3-3 and put him at 10 homers for the season. The rookie's blast snapped a nine-game home-run drought, and it extended a stretch of hot hitting that now sees him boasting a .409 average over his last seven contests.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Doubles twice in three-hit effort
Diaz went 3-for-4 with two doubles, one walk, one RBI and one run scored in Friday's 9-2 win over the Angels.
Diaz has hit safely in four straight games, going 8-for-13 (.615) with two walks in that span. The infielder was able to contribute his first RBI in seven games with a seventh-inning double. For the season, he's at a .246/.305/.411 slash line with nine home runs, 23 RBI, 18 runs scored and seven doubles through 69 contests.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Breaks out of slump
Diaz went 3-for-4 with a run scored in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Mariners.
Diaz had collected three hits over his last 12 games combined before breaking out of the slump Tuesday. All of his hits in this contest were singles. The 23-year-old infielder is now at a .235/.294/.395 slash line with nine home runs, 22 RBI, 16 runs scored and five doubles through 67 contests. After a three-game stint on the bench during last weekend's series versus the White Sox, it appears he's back in his regular role as the Athletics' primary third baseman. Jonah Bride could also fill in at the hot corner if Diaz slumps again.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Not starting Saturday
Diaz is not in the starting nine for Saturday's game against the White Sox.
Diaz finds himself on the bench for the third consecutive game. It's possible he's dealing with an unreported minor injury, but it's also possible his 2-for-29 showing over his previous 10 contests led the Athletics to decide to give him a few days off. Whatever the reason, Jonah Bride will get another start at the hot corner.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: On bench amid slump
Diaz is not in the lineup Friday versus the White Sox.
Diaz, who also sat out of Thursday's series opener, is slashing just .159/.264/.333 over his last 22 games (72 plate appearances) dating back to July 29. His season OPS has fallen from .716 to .676 in that span.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Gets breather Thursday
Diaz isn't in the Athletics' lineup Thursday against the White Sox.
Diaz's home run Monday represents his only hit in 17 trips to the plate across his last six games, so he'll get a day off Thursday to regroup. Jonah Bride will step in as Oakland's third baseman and bat eighth.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Connects for solo blast Monday
Diaz went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in a win over the Royals on Monday.
Diaz's ninth round-tripper of the campaign came in the second inning and erased Oakland's early 1-0 deficit. The 23-year-old's blast snapped a 13-game homerless streak, as well as a 1-for-21 slump that had encompassed his previous seven games.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Stuffs box score in win
Diaz went 1-for-3 with a two-run double, two walks and a run in a win over the Cardinals on Wednesday.
Diaz was a big part of Oakland's four-run first inning, with his timely two-bagger bringing home Aledmys Diaz and Carlos Perez to extend the Athletics' lead to 3-0 at the time. The rookie snapped a brief 0-for-10 slump in the process while continuing his recent pattern of admirable plate discipline -- despite carrying just a .209 average over 52 August plate appearances, Diaz boasts a .346 on-base percentage and modest 15.4 percent strikeout rate during that sample thanks mostly to a 17.3 percent walk rate.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Extends on-base streak Friday
Diaz went 1-for-4 with a two-run single in a loss to the Nationals on Friday, extending his on-base streak to nine games.
Diaz's timely first-inning knock afforded the Athletics their only two runs of the night. The rookie boasts a .394 on-base percentage during his aforementioned nine-game stretch of success that spans the entirety of August, with that number largely boosted by an 18.2 percent walk rate. Diaz has also impressively shaved his strikeout rate to 15.2 percent during the sample after carrying a 23.0 percent figure coming into the month.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Catches breather Sunday
Diaz isn't in the Athletics' lineup Sunday against the Nationals.
After extending his hitting streak to five games Saturday, Diaz will sit out the final game of Oakland's series with Washington. Jonah Bride will take over at third base and bat eighth.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Smacks eighth homer Saturday
Diaz went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in a win over the Giants on Saturday.
Diaz's 402-foot shot to left center in the fifth inning opened the scoring on the day and marked his second time leaving the yard in the last four games. Diaz is showing an increased comfort level against big-league arms as the season enters its stretch run, as he's posted a .275 average, .845 OPS, 13.0 percent walk rate, four extra-base hits and five RBI over his last 13 games.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Jordan Diaz: Hits homer Tuesday
Diaz went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in Tuesday's 7-3 loss to the Dodgers.
Diaz has done fairly well since the All-Star break, batting .289 (11-for-38) over his last 13 games. The infielder could have a chance for steadier playing time with Jace Peterson getting traded to Arizona on Monday. Diaz is slashing a decent .254/.294/.433 with seven homers, 16 RBI, 11 runs scored and three doubles over 45 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-10, 175 lbs
|Birthplace: Monteria, Colombia
|Bats/Throws: R, R