Venezuelan professional baseball outfielder Yonathan Daza was born on February 28, 1994. He plays for the Colorado Rockies in Major League Baseball.
In October 2010, Daza joined the Colorado Rockies as an unrestricted foreign free agent. During his first three professional seasons (2011–2013), he competed with the DSL Rockies at the Rookie-level.
In 2014, while playing for the Grand Junction Rockies at the Rookie-level, he hit.370/.415/.490/.905 with 4 home runs and 35 RBI. He played in 2015 with both the Class A Asheville Tourists and the Class A Short Season Boise Hawks, batting.325/.358/.451/.809 with 3 home runs and 53 RBI.
He played parts of the 2016 season with the Class A-Advanced Modesto Nuts and Asheville Ashes, combining to hit.303/.338/.402./740 with 3 home runs and 61 RBI. While playing with the Class A Advanced Lancaster JetHawks in 2017, he hit.341/.376/.466/.842 with 3 home runs and 87 RBI.
After the 2017 regular season, Daza played with the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League.
After the 2017 season, the Rockies added him to their 40-man roster. He played all of 2018 with the Double-A Hartford Yard Goats, slashing.306/.330/.461/.791 with 29 RBI and 4 home runs.
After sustaining a left shoulder injury in late July of that year, he played in just 54 games in 2018. Daza began the 2019 campaign with the Albuquerque Isotopes of the Triple-A level.
On April 9, 2019, the Rockies made Daza their first promotion to the major leagues due to David Dahl’s injury. On the same day, Daza faced off against the Atlanta Braves in his major league debut.
Despite David Dahl’s injuries and Ian Desmond’s decision to forgo the 2020 campaign due to the COVID-19 epidemic, Daza did not play in a single game for the Rockies that year.
Daza was Colorado’s starting center fielder for the duration of the 2021 season until his injury in August. He ultimately hit. 282 in 107 games with 2 home homers and 30 RBI.
Where Is Yonathan Daza From?
Yonathan Daza is from Maracay, Venezuela. The capital and largest city of the state of Aragua is Maracay, a city in north-central Venezuela close to the Caribbean coast. The majority of it is governed by Girardot Municipality.