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Yandy Diaz

Yandy Diaz

1B,3B - Tampa Bay Rays

Age: 32Bats: RThrows: RCountry: CUB

2024 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) H #65
Best / Worst #51 / #120
ADP #105

Roster %

 
Yahoo
93%
 
ESPN
97%

Eligibility

Yahoo 1B,3B
ESPN 1B
CBS 1B

Yandy Diaz broke out of his power deficiency in a big way in 2023. After hitting only nine home runs in 2022, the 32-year-old smacked 22 dingers while slashing .330/.410/.522 in 2023. He rescued many fantasy managers who waited too long on 3B in drafts by setting career highs across 137 games. That's the good news. The bad news is that Diaz will probably return to his regularly scheduled self in 2024, and he no longer has 3B eligibility in most leagues, leaving him among the middle-rounds first basemen. Drafting him in the 12th round or beyond feels right for next year, but don't let him be your first 1B. He's not going to save fantasy managers two years in a row.