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Alex Diaz
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Alex Diaz
Alex Diaz

POS.SS
B/TR/R
HT.6-2
WT.190
YR.R-Jr.
HOMETOWNMiami, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLJohn A. Ferguson HS

As A Redshirt Sophomore (2013)
Appeared in 50 games, making 45 starts at shortstop ... batted .201 with 29 hits, 24 runs scored, 12 RBI and tallied two doubles ... held a .301 on-base percentage and was second on the team with 16 sacrifice bunts ... helped the Eagles to a three-game sweep over then-No. 13 Florida, going 1-for-4 with a double, a run scored and one RBI in game two (Feb. 23) ... closed the series at UF (Feb. 24) hitting 1-for-4 with an RBI ... scored once in a 1-for-3 day at the plate in game two of the doubleheader with Manhattan (Mar. 2) ... provided two sacrifice bunts, an RBI walk and also scored once in the 11-6 victory over Michigan (Mar. 4) ... went 1-for-2 with a sac fly and sac bunt in game two of the doubleheader at ETSU (Mar. 23), bringing in two RBI and scoring once ... scored two runs and brought in one RBI in the mid-week contest at USF (Mar. 26) ... stole one base in a 1-for-3 game against Lipscomb (Mar. 28) while bringing in one RBI ... hit 1-for-4 with a run scored and one RBI at No. 5 Florida State (April 2) ... held a .375 average (3-for-8) with one run scored over the three games at Kennesaw State (April 5-7) ... went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt and a run scored in game two with KSU (April 6) ... hit .400 (2-for-5) over the three-game set with USC Upstate (April 19-21), scoring three times and bringing in one RBI ... entered as a pinch runner and scored the game-tying run in the bottom of the ninth against the Spartans (April 19), and later drove in the game-winning RBI in the 10th in a 1-for-1 day at the plate ... closed the series with USC Upstate (April 21) hitting 1-for-4 with a run scored ... was a perfect 2-for-2 with a sacrifice bunt and walk in the series opener with Northern Kentucky (April 26), scoring once ... brought in a pair of RBI in a 1-for-5 series finale against the Norse (April 28) which included two walks ... went 1-for-4 with a double and a walk in game one of the doubleheader against FAMU (May 8), adding two runs scored ... held a .333 average (3-for-9) in the three-game A-Sun series at North Florida (May 10-12, scoring twice ... went 3-for-4 with a run scored in the opener with Ospreys (May 10) ... was 1-for-2 with a run scored against USF (May 14) ... scored twice in the regular season finale against Stetson (May 18), going 1-for-4 with a walk ... tallied a game-high two hits in the opening round game in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament against seventh-seeded Kennesaw St. (May 22).

As A Redshirt Freshman (2012)
Appeared in 47 games, making 44 starts at shortstop … finished second on the team with four home runs and fourth on the squad with 23 runs scored … also drove in 15 RBI, holding a .356 slugging percentage and a .212 batting average ... recorded 10 multi-hit and three multi-RBI games … opened the year with a walk, a stolen base and an RBI against Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 17) … hit his first career home run in a 2-for-3 game against Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 18), adding a double, three runs scored, three RBI and a walk … had a strong series finale at then-No. 1 Florida (March 11), going 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored … went 2-for-4 with a run scored in game two with North Florida (March 17) and added another run scored in the final game of the series … provided another productive series at Texas Tech (March 20-21), batting 2-for-4 with a double and a triple in the opener and following with a perfect 4-for-4 game two, which included a home run, three RBI and two runs scored … hit a home run in the second straight game in the opener with ETSU (March 23) … helped the Eagles to a 5-1 victory over then-No. 2 Florida State (April 4), going 2-for-4 … recorded a 3-for-4 game against Mercer (April 6), driving in an RBI … added another double and a run scored in a 1-for-4 game against then-No. 28 FAU … helped the Eagles to their third victory over a ranked opponent in a seven-day span, batting 1-for-4 with a double and two runs scored at then-No. 6 Miami (April 11) … went 4-for-11 (.364) in the series at New Mexico (April 20-22) with a double, a walk, an RBI and two runs scored … in the contest with FIU (May 2), recorded a 2-for-4 game with a double and a run scored … supplied another productive series at Lipscomb (May 4-6), providing three runs scored and three RBI, highlighted by a 2-for-4 game two which included a home run, two runs scored and two RBI … missed the final eight games of the season due to a hand injury.

As A Freshman (2011)
Utilized a medical hardship … saw time in eight games, making three starts at third base … hit .222 (2-9) with five runs scored … three of the runs scored came as a pinch runner … successful on only steal attempt … went 2-for-3 with two runs scored against Central Michigan (Feb. 20).

High School
Drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 40th round of the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft … Ferguson High School’s single-season leader in hits (33) and stolen bases (12), which were both accomplished in 2010 … hit .375 as a senior while going 3-1 on the mound with three saves and a 2.00 ERA … named to the All-DADE second team … played for the South squad in the 2010 Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) All-Star Classic … drove-in 12 runs on five doubles, one triple and a home run … produced a hit in 21 of 26 games, including eight multi-hit performances … made the varsity squad at Ferguson as a freshman and won the starting shortstop position as a sophomore.

Personal
Born on July 12, 1992 … son of Sindo and Nikki Diaz … has a younger sister, Ashley (15) … undecided on a major.

Single-Game Highs
At-Bats:
6, at Western Michigan (Mar. 9, 2013)
Hits: 4 at Texas Tech (March 21, 2012)
Runs: 3 vs. Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 18, 2012)
Doubles: 1, 9x, last at FAMU (May 8, 2013)
Triples: 1 at Texas Tech (March 20, 2012)
Home Runs: 1, 4x, last at Lipscomb (May 5, 2012)
RBI: 3, 2x, last at Texas Tech (March 21, 2012)
Walks: 2, vs. FAU (April 10, 2013)

Superlative Stats
Games Started:
92
Games With A Hit: 34
Multi-Hits: 13
Multi-RBI: 5
3+ Hits: 2
4+ Hits: 1
Games w/ a HR: 4
Longest Hit Streak: 5 games (2013)