MARINERS SELECT LHP JHONATHAN DÍAZ FROM TRIPLE-A TACOMA | by Mariners PR | May, 2024


Díaz has been added to the 40-man roster and optioned to Tacoma

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Justin Hollander announced today the following roster move:

· Jhonathan Díaz, LHP, selected from Triple-A Tacoma, optioned to Tacoma.

The Mariners Major League, 40-man roster is now full at 40 players.

Díaz, 27, is 6–1 with a 3.18 ERA (18 ER, 51.0 IP) with 9 walks and 55 strikeouts in 9 games (8 starts) with Triple-A Tacoma this season. The left-hander was named Mariners Minor League Pitcher of the Month in April, posting a 4–0 record and 2.45 ERA in 5 April starts.

Díaz ranks in the top-3 in the Pacific Coast League in wins (T-1st), strikeouts (T-3rd), ERA (6th) and WHIP (3rd, 1.10) in his first season in the Mariners organization.

The Valencia, Venezuela native has appeared in 3 Major League seasons (2021–23) with the Los Angeles Angels, going 2–1 with a 4.84 ERA (19 ER, 35.1 IP) with 24 strikeouts in 11 games (6 starts). He made his Major League debut on Sept. 17, 2021 and started for the Angels at T-Mobile Park on Oct. 2, 2021 in Seattle’s dramatic 6–4 win against the Angels in the second-to-last game of the season.

The lefty was originally signed by the Boston Red Sox as an international free agent on July 2, 2013. He has spent time in the Red Sox (2013–19), Angels (2021–23) and Mariners (2024-c) organizations. Díaz signed a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training with Seattle on Feb. 7, 2024.



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