C,1B,DH - Houston Astros
Astros catcher/designated hitter Yainer Diaz is not in the starting lineup Monday versus the Mariners.
Diaz notched an RBI single in four at-bats Sunday versus the Royals but will begin a key series against the rival Mariners on the bench on Monday. The rookie has had a big season, hitting .285 with 23 home runs and an .853 OPS across 102 games.
Yainer Diaz had a productive outing in Sunday's game against the Tigers, going 2-for-2 at the plate with two RBIs and two runs scored.
Diaz's highlight of the game was a home run, contributing to the Astros' commanding 17-4 victory. With this performance, Diaz continues to build on his solid season, where he boasts a .284 batting average, 19 home runs, and 48 RBIs in 86 games played. While he has yet to showcase much in terms of stolen bases, his power and ability to drive in runs make him a valuable asset in fantasy baseball lineups.
Yainer Diaz went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in Tuesday's victory, adding to his season totals of 16 home runs and 41 RBI in 76 games played.
Diaz has been a consistent power threat for the Astros this season, providing a .273 batting average and a .520 slugging percentage.
Yainer Diaz had a solid performance at the plate on Thursday, going 2-for-5 with a home run, two RBI, and a run scored, but it wasn't enough as the Astros fell to the Orioles by a score of 5-4.
Diaz's season-long numbers continue to impress, as he now has 15 home runs and 37 RBI in 71 games played, along with a .275 batting average and a .343 wOBA. Despite the loss, Diaz's power and run production make him a valuable asset for fantasy managers moving forward.
Yainer Diaz had a productive game on Friday, driving in three runs to help lead the Houston Astros to a 7-3 win over the New York Yankees.
Diaz went 1-for-5 at the plate, connecting for a home run while also scoring a run himself. This performance adds to Diaz's solid season, where he has played in 68 games and maintained a .273 batting average with 34 RBI and 14 home runs in 231 at-bats.