1B,2B,3B,SS,LF - HOU
Astros utility man Aledmys Diaz got the nod at 1B Thursday, and posted a solid game going 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI.
Diaz got the start in place of white hot Yuli Gurriel, but his production made the move look genius as Gurriel got a bit of rest. Diaz can play all over the infield, but he just doesn't get enough at-bats to warrant fantasy attention.
Aledmys Diaz provided all the offense Houston would need Sunday with one swing of the bat. He finished 2-for-3 with a grand slam and a walk in a 5-0 win over Detroit.
The Astros shortstop took Tigers starter Drew Hutchinson deep for the grand slam in the third inning. It was his second home run of the season for Diaz. Despite the big day Sunday, he is not a recommended option in almost any format.
Astros shortstop Aledmys Diaz went 1-for-2 with one double on Sunday in the Astros' 7-2 loss to the Mariners.
Diaz has hits in just three of six games for the Astros this season. The veteran infielder has started off slowly at the plate, hitting just .182 with one home run and two runs batted in.
Astros first baseman Aledmys Diaz homered Friday night while finishing with two hits, two runs scored, and two runs batted in, as the Astros topped the Angels 13-6.
The veteran utilityman was in the lineup due to starting first baseman Yuli Gurriel being placed on the paternity list. Diaz will provide short-term fantasy value until Gurriel returns.
Astros first baseman Aledmys Diaz finished 1-for-5 with an RBI single against the Athletics on Friday evening. He also struck out once in the effort. Houston ultimately fell to Oakland by a score of 8-6.
Diaz has slashed .262/.322/.409 with eight homers, 45 RBI, 16 walks, and 60 strikeouts this season. He's hitting just 4-for-24 (.167) over the course of his last seven contests.