C - COL
Elias Diaz signed a one-year deal with the Rockies to avoid arbitration.
Diaz struggled mightily offensively as the backup catcher in 2020, posting a 58 wRC+ in 26 games. He is not fantasy relevant.
C Elias Diaz was placed on the restricted list Monday.
Diaz signed with the Rockies this offseason and worked his way up as the Rockies backup catcher. He was placed on the restricted list Monday. Ashton Goudreau was recalled in a corresponding move. Diaz is batting .250 with a double across three games this season.
Elias Diaz exited Saturday's game early with a right knee injury.
Diaz was removed in the fourth inning due to the injury. The extent of the injury is not yet known, though he is expected to rest for at least a couple days.
Elias Diaz went 1-for-1 with a solo home run in Wednesday's win over the Marlins.
Diaz went deep in the ninth as part of a Pirates' three-run comeback in the inning. On the season, Diaz is batting .254 with two homers, 25 RBI, and 28 runs scored.
Elias Diaz went 1-for-3 with an RBI single as the Pirates fell to the Angels 7-4.
Diaz drove in a run with an RBI single in the ninth inning to bring the Pirates within three runs, but the rally ultimately fell short. Coming into Wednesday's game, the catcher was hitting a measly .133 in August.