Yainer Diaz

Yainer Diaz

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/195 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Azua, Dominican Republic
Draft: Undrafted
  • Associated Press

    Yainer Diaz homers in his 4th straight game, Framber Valdez throws a 4-hitter, Astros top Halos 7-1

    Yainer Diaz homered in his fourth consecutive game and drove in three runs, and Framber Valdez pitched a four-hitter in the Houston Astros' 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Yordan Alvarez hit a tiebreaking three-run double in the five-run seventh inning by the Astros, who opened a weekend series at the Big A with their fifth win in eight games. Valdez (5-3) struck out eight in his seventh complete game and his first since his no-hitter last August.

  • Associated Press

    Loperfido hits first MLB homer, Javier solid as Astros beat A's 8-1 to complete sweep

    Rookie Joey Loperfido hit his first major league home run and Cristian Javier pitched six scoreless innings Thursday night to help the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 8-1 and complete a four-game sweep. The victory extended Houston’s winning streak to a season-high five games. The Astros have won seven of their last eight.