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Elias Diaz CPirates

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date11-17-1990
Height6' 1"
Weight215 lbs
Age28 years, 1 months, 30 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2014
0.02015
0.02016
-0.42017
1.92018
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2015 PIT 24 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 78 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 PIT 25 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 91 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
2017 PIT 26 64 200 42 14 0 1 11 38 0 1 0 .223 .265 .314 62 -8.8 -0.9 -3.8 -0.4
2018 PIT 27 82 277 72 12 0 10 21 40 1 0 1 .286 .339 .452 111 4.8 0.5 0.6 1.9
Career149483114260113280111.256.304.38890-4.0-0.4-3.01.5

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2010 PIR Rk 41 157 .250 .309 .368 .259 104 -6 5.6 2.9 108 2 0.6 -1.3 2.2 1.0
2011 WVA A 90 360 .260 .327 .390 .272 103 -12.5 10.4 5.2 72 1 -3.1 0.7 -11.8 0.1
2012 WVA A 92 347 .257 .327 .386 .234 103 -23.9 10.2 6.2 71 2 3.5 -1.2 -12.1 0.7
2013 BRD A+ 57 220 .248 .316 .358 .327 98 7.2 6.5 3.7 115 1 -1.7 -1.5 4.5 1.2
2014 ALT AA 91 367 .263 .327 .400 .365 101 12.4 10.1 5.9 121 1 12.2 0.8 10.0 4.1
2014 IND AAA 10 37 .257 .330 .376 .185 108 -3.7 1.1 0.7 107 3 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.2
2015 PIT MLB 2 2 .227 .297 .413 .000 98 -0.5 0.1 0 78 20 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 IND AAA 93 363 .260 .321 .379 .301 99 -2.7 10.1 2.3 99 1 2.0 -1.0 0.1 1.4
2016 PIT MLB 1 4 .259 .317 .441 .000 100 -1 0.1 0.1 91 20 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 BRD A+ 7 28 .261 .328 .384 .381 107 2.1 0.8 0.3 131 4 -0.3 0.2 1.0 0.2
2016 ALT AA 2 8 .252 .310 .393 .333 114 -0.4 0.2 0.1 96 6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 IND AAA 25 97 .251 .314 .374 .325 94 -4.5 2.7 1.7 79 2 -2.2 -1.0 -2.2 -0.1
2017 PIT MLB 64 200 .249 .322 .413 .273 93 -13.1 5.9 3.3 62 19 -3.8 -0.9 -8.8 -0.4
2017 IND AAA 57 229 .252 .314 .383 .311 93 -6.6 6.8 3.2 84 1 6.3 -1.2 -4.3 1.1
2018 PIT MLB 82 277 .241 .309 .395 .302 97 8.4 7.8 4.3 111 14 0.6 0.5 4.8 1.9

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2010 PIR Rk 157 142 20 31 5 1 2 44 20 10 28 0 2 .218 .284 .310 .092 0 0
2011 WVA A 360 326 38 72 23 3 2 107 45 23 69 6 1 .221 .279 .328 .107 2 5
2012 WVA A 347 313 32 65 14 1 3 90 26 22 51 2 2 .208 .262 .288 .080 6 3
2013 BRD A+ 220 183 30 51 12 2 2 73 15 31 33 4 4 .279 .382 .399 .120 2 3
2014 IND AAA 37 33 4 5 1 0 0 6 0 3 6 0 1 .152 .243 .182 .030 0
2014 ALT AA 367 326 41 107 20 0 6 145 54 30 51 3 2 .328 .378 .445 .117 8
2015 PIT MLB 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2015 IND AAA 363 325 33 88 16 4 4 124 47 29 47 1 4 .271 .330 .382 .111 5 2
2016 BRD A+ 28 23 6 9 0 0 1 12 5 4 2 0 1 .391 .464 .522 .130 1 0
2016 PIT MLB 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2016 IND AAA 97 94 4 25 3 0 0 28 10 3 17 1 0 .266 .289 .298 .032 0 0
2016 ALT AA 8 7 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .000 0 0
2017 PIT MLB 200 188 18 42 14 0 1 59 19 11 38 1 0 .223 .265 .314 .090 1 0
2017 IND AAA 229 218 19 58 10 0 2 74 27 9 36 3 0 .266 .298 .339 .073 0 1
2018 PIT MLB 277 252 33 72 12 0 10 114 34 21 40 0 1 .286 .339 .452 .167 3 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2015 5 0.6000 0.6000 0.6667 0.6667 0.5000 1.0000 0.0000 0.3333 0.0000
2016 21 0.3810 0.5238 0.8182 0.6250 0.4615 1.0000 0.6667 0.1818 0.0000
2017 755 0.5060 0.5152 0.8098 0.7330 0.2922 0.8893 0.6055 0.1902 0.0000
2018 1098 0.4699 0.4654 0.7847 0.6492 0.3024 0.8925 0.5795 0.2153 0.0000
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 PIT $559,000
2017 PIT $
2016 PIT $510,000
2015 PIT $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,069,000
2 yrTotal$1,069,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 88 dMagnus Sports1 year/$0.559M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.559M (2018). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2016). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/14. Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15.
  • Signed by Pittsburgh 11/7/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
11 vs R (Multi) .000 .000 .000 ?
31 vs R (2016) .000 .000 .000 ?

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-01-14 20:00:00 (link to chat)Can Elias Diaz be a major league starting catcher? Will he be given the opp in Pitt over the next few years?
(ColeWhittier from Pasadena)
His defense means he'll get a shot to make the team, and the multi-year commitment to Chris Stewart makes me think that if Francisco Cervelli gets too expensive that Diaz will at least get an opportunity. (Mike Gianella)
2014-08-29 12:00:00 (link to chat)Elias Diaz, anything there resembling a Major league regular?
(Dave from Boston)
The Pirates seem to think there's a chance of that. Diaz has made progress at the plate the past two years, and has a strong defensive reputation. He's even nudged Tony Sanchez to first base lately, so that tells you how the org feels about those two these days. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-07-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Could I request future eyewitness reports on RHP Luis Diaz and C Elias Diaz?
(Ace from PA)
If any of our teams put eyes on them, then I'm sure they'll write them up. If I see either player enough in the second half to write a report, I know I will. (Mark Anderson)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2014 AAA .003 0.3 451 .000 0.0 6 .033 .000 -0.1 0.1 0.0
2015 AAA .003 1.9 2672 -.001 0.6 41 -.002 -.001 0.0 1.9 2.0
2016 MLB .004 0.0 31 -.004 0.0 1 -.013 .002 0.0 0.5 0.1
2016 AAA -.009 -2.3 0 .000 0.0 13 -.027 .000 0.2 -2.5 -2.2
2017 AAA .002 1.3 2227 .001 -0.4 41 -.033 .001 0.8 1.2 6.3
2017 MLB -.011 -5.1 2173 .001 -0.7 23 -.014 .002 0.2 -6.2 -3.8
2018 MLB -.002 -1.2 2705 .003 -2.0 33 -.004 .002 0.1 -3.2 0.6

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