Elias Diaz is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
In his second season with the Rockies, he appeared in a career-high 98 games as a catcher and made a career-high 106 appearances.
He hit a career-high 18 home runs, which matched him with Buster Posey for third place in the National League and tied him for fourth place in franchise history as a catcher with Chris Iannetta (2008).
Until Wilin Rosario’s 21 home runs in 2013, no Rockies catcher had hit more home runs than Eliaz.
It was Wilin Rosario in 2013 (11) and 2012 (10) who had the most road home runs in franchise history. His 37 extra-base hits (18 2B, 3B, 18 HR) were tied for the sixth-most by a catcher in one season in franchise history.
Since the beginning of June, he slashed an impressive.283/.346/.550 with 16 doubles, one triple, 17 home runs, 40 RBI, 23 walks, and 37 strikeouts per game.
First, among National League catchers (with at least 250 at-bats), Diaz had an.550 slugging percentage and was second with 17 home runs in this period (minimum of 250 at-bats).
Is Elias Díaz Injured?
First, Elias Diaz had surgery on his elbow at the beginning of May, and he didn’t make his debut in the minor leagues until July 4 of that year.