Luis Diaz Portland Sea Dogs  |  Pitcher

     
 

Age: 22
Born: April 9, 1992
Valencia, VZ
Height: 6-3
Weight: 230
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: Not drafted
How Acquired: International
free agent (Aug. 2008)

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Scouting Report: Lean Venezuelan pitcher signed in August 2008. Over-the-top delivery, drops down as he gets deeper into games.  Fastball sits 90-93 mph and hits 95 mph. Struggles to hold velocity deeper into games. Secondary pitches include a 77-79 mph changeup with occasional late vertical drop, a slider, and a curveball. All need refinement and don't show average at this stage. Slider flashes potential, but often gets caught in-between the two resulting in a slurvy breaking ball.  Good control overall.

Links
2013 Top 40 Season in Review
Scouting Scratch: Notes from the backfields (3.21.14)

 
   
   Pitching Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2009 DSL Red Sox DSL Rk Bos 17 0 3 0.000 3.75 15 2 2 36.0 36 25 15 0 18 22 1.50 1.22 5.50
  2010 DSL Red Sox DSL Rk Bos 18 3 1 0.750 3.11 13 12 0 55.0 51 21 19 1 14 31 1.18 2.21 5.07
  2011 Lowell NYPL A Bos 19 4 4 0.500 2.53 14 14 0 74.7 57 25 21 3 15 41 0.96 2.73 4.94
  2012 Greenville SAL A Bos 20 3 8 0.273 6.01 20 17 0 91.3 117 66 61 8 28 62 1.59 2.21 6.11
  2012 Caracas VWL Wint Bos 20 1 2 0.333 10.12 3 0 0 2.7 4 3 3 1 4 1 3.00 0.25 3.37
  2013 Greenville SAL A Bos 21 7 4 0.636 2.05 15 14 0 88.0 74 32 20 5 20 86 1.07 4.30 8.80
  2013 Salem Car A Bos 21 2 0 1.000 1.38 2 2 0 13.0 11 3 2 0 4 8 1.15 2.00 5.54
  2014 Salem Car A Bos 22     stats                            
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: -
First Pro Contract: August 28, 2008 by Ernesto Gomez
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: June 4, 2009 (DSL)
MLFA Eligible: November 2015
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2014
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
-
MLB Service Time (through 2013):
-
Options Remaining
: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2014): MiLB Contract
Trade Restrictions
: -
     
  Awards
Red Sox ML Pitcher of the Month (Aug./Sept. 2011)
South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week (June 24-30, 2013)
SoxProspects.com Awards
SoxProspects.com Pitcher of the Week (June 24-30, 2013)
SoxProspects.com Pitcher of the Month (July 2013)
SoxProspects.com Pitcher of the Month (August 2013)
2013 SoxProspects.com All-Star - SP

 

  

 
 

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