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AL West Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
29-26 5-5 W2
26-29 3-7 W2
24-30 5-5 L1
23-33 4-6 W1
20-33 5-5 L3

2024 Batting

Batting Average
Home Runs
Runs Batted In
On-base Plus Slugging
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .255 3 23 .656 0

Top Yainer Diaz News

  • Astros' Yainer Diaz: Absent from lineup

    Diaz is absent from the lineup for Monday's contest in Seattle.

    Victor Caratini will do the catching for Framber Valdez. Diaz -- who had started the last three games and five of the last six -- has just a .501 OPS in May.

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  • Astros' Yainer Diaz: Getting breather Wednesday

    Diaz is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Angels.

    He'll be getting a breather for the series finale after starting behind the dish Monday and Tuesday while going 3-for-8 with a pair of doubles, two runs and an RBI. Victor Caratini will handle the catching duties Wednesday.

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  • Astros' Yainer Diaz: Gets break Sunday

    Diaz is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against Milwaukee.

    The 25-year-old will cede catching duties to Victor Caratini as the Astros finish out their series against the Brewers. Diaz has started four of the last five games for Houston, going 3-for-18 with three RBI in that stretch.

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  • Astros' Yainer Diaz: Starting to find some power

    Diaz went 1-for-4 with a double, three RBI and a run scored Thursday against the Athletics.

    Diaz has hit well for average this season, but he has struggled to find much power as he has just a .119 ISO. He's started to show more pop of late, tallying three of his eight doubles on the campaign in his last nine games. Despite the lack of extra-base knocks, Diaz has managed 16 runs scored and 21 RBI across 42 games and comfortably remains Houston's top option behind the dish.

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  • Astros' Yainer Diaz: Takes seat Wednesday

    Diaz is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Guardians.

    Diaz will rest after he had drawn starts in each of the past six games (four at catcher, two at designated hitter). Victor Caratini will replace Diaz behind the dish Wednesday.

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  • Astros' Yainer Diaz: Three RBI across weekend series

    Diaz went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI on Sunday against the Rockies.

    The Astros scored 20 runs combined across their two-game series against Colorado, and Diaz drove in three of those runs. His damage Sunday came late in the contest, as he drove in a pair of runners with a double in the eighth inning. Diaz now has at least one hit in five of his last seven games, and he's collected four extra-base hits (no home runs) in that span.

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  • Astros' Yainer Diaz: Tallies ninth RBI

    Diaz went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored Friday against the Nationals.

    Diaz got the scoring started for Houston with an RBI double in the second inning before coming around to score. Friday's effort marked his fourth multi-hit performance in his last 10 games, during which he's gone 12-for-41 (.293) with five RBI and five runs scored.

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  • Astros' Yainer Diaz: Homers in loss

    Diaz went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in Thursday's 13-3 loss to the Royals.

    Diaz provided one of the few bright spots in Houston's lopsided defeat, blasting a 432-foot homer off Brady Singer to get the Astros on the board in the fourth inning. The 25-year-old Diaz has gotten off to a scorching start at the plate, going 17-for-51 (.333) with a .931 OPS, three homers and seven RBI through his first 13 games. Diaz looks to be building on his impressive rookie campaign, where he slashed .282/.308/.538 with 23 home runs and 60 RBI across 355 at-bats.

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  • Astros' Yainer Diaz: Hits bench Monday

    Diaz is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Rangers, Brian McTaggart of reports.

    Diaz made eight starts behind the plate and two at designated hitter in Houston's first 10 games of the season, but he'll receive a breather Monday. Victor Caratini will start at catcher and bat ninth against Texas lefty Andrew Heaney.

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  • Astros' Yainer Diaz: Heater continues

    Diaz went 2-for-4 with two solo home runs in Monday's win over the Blue Jays.

    Diaz tacked on a third multi-hit game to open up the 2024 campaign, with both knocks coming on solo homers Monday. The backstop ranks second in runs batted in for Houston and is slashing .444/.500/.778 in five games and 18 at-bats -- an impressive start after putting up 23 homers and a .282 average in 2023.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 195 lbs
Birthplace: Azua, Dominican Republic
Age: 25
Experience: 2
Bats/Throws: R, R