Aledmys Diaz Serrano plays #16 as a shortstop for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball. Diaz was born on August 1, 1990, in Santa Clara, Cuba.
He made history as a rookie in Major League Baseball by maintaining a.500 batting average after 50 at-bats, and he was selected as an All-Star for the National League side.
Daiz signed with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2014, and in 2016, he made his Major League Baseball debut. Additionally, he has represented the Toronto Blue Jays.
Daz represented the Naranjas de Villa Clara, a team based in Santa Clara, in the Serie Nacional de Béisbol (Cuban National Series), the country’s main amateur baseball league.
He signed a $4 million, four-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals on March 9. On April 5, 2016, the Cardinals signed him to the major league roster, and he made his debut the same day he was called up.
On December 1, 2017, the Cardinals traded outfielder Dáiz to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for J. B. Woodman, a minor leaguer.
The Blue Jays sent Dáiz to the Houston Astros on November 17, 2018. Daiz, who primarily played shortstop throughout his time with the Astros, evolved into the group’s utility player.