CSS Button No Image Css3Menu.com

Baseball Prospectus home
  
  

Isan Diaz

Born: 05/27/1996 (Age: 20)
Bats: Left Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 185
Primary Position: SS
Secondary Position: 2B
Physical/Health
Broad shoulders, tapered waist, some room for added strength
Evaluator Mauricio Rubio
Report Date 08/27/2016
Dates Seen 6/11-6/12/16, 6/18/16, 8/15-8/16/16
Affiliate Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Low A, Brewers)
Makeup

Works hard during infield/outfield, confident player

MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Realistic Role Video
2018 High 60 55: Above-Average Regular No
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 60 Open stance, low hands at start of swing create hole up and in, some swing-and-miss, has the hand-eye coordination to cover; compact stroke, all-fields approach; selective hitter, commands the strike zone, recognizes spin
Power 55 Plus bat speed, leveraged swing; plus raw power, drives the ball to the opposite field; will be an extra base threat at the highest level
Baserunning/Speed 40 4.30, 4.25 times to first, 5.01 on a turn, fringe-average speed at present will play a tick down as he ages and adds mass; not a factor on the base paths
Glove 50 Quick hands, good actions, smooth glove; below-average range, stiff lower-half, below-average foot speed; shows some feel around the bag on double plays, will be a steady defender at second
Arm 50 Average arm strength, accurate throws, quick release, will play to average at second
Overall

Diaz profiles as a selective hitter who has plus zone command and bat-to-ball skills. He has moderate strength in his swing and will hit for power and average at the highest level. There is a high amount of risk with the player, as he has a considerable amount of swing-and-miss to his offense-reliant game. He is not a special defender, though he shows a steady glove and he has the bat to carry him to a plus profile.

Baseball Prospectus Home  |  Terms of Service  |  Privacy Policy  |  Customer Service  |  Newsletter  |  Masthead  |  Contact Us