Elias Díaz Parents: Meet Ana Soto and Porfirio Daz

Elias Diaz is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Diaz had a batting record of 0–2 in the major leagues in the year 2015, 0–4 in the year 2016, and.223/.265/.314 with one home run in 200 at-bats in the year 2017.

Elias Díaz
Elias Díaz

The decision to not re-sign Diaz was made by Pittsburgh on December 2, 2019, and he is now a free agent. The signing of Dáz to a minor league contract by the Colorado Rockies took place on January 6, 2020.



The Rockies will have Diaz on their Opening Day roster, and on July 22, 2020, he was picked to be part of their 40-man roster.

In 73 at-bats during the 2020 season, Dáz had a batting line of.235/.288/.353 and hit two home runs. In 2021, he played in 106 games and had a batting line of.246/.310/.464, with 18 home runs and 44 RBI.

On November 18, 2021, Diaz extended his contract with the Rockies for a total of $14.5 million over the course of three years.

Elias Díaz Parents: Meet Ana Soto and Porfirio Daz

Professional baseball pitcher Elias Diaz was born to his parents Ana Soto (mother) and Porfirio Daz (father). Ana Soto and Porfirio Daz gave birth to Elias in Maracaibo, Venezuela.