At 33, right-fielder Matt Diaz brings more than a career .301 career batting average to the team. The former Atlanta Brave brings leadership to the clubhouse. He told PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko that he and Garrett Jones could be a potent platoon in right field.
The Pirates and free-agent outfielder Matt Diaz reached agreement on a two-year, $4.25 million deal with no options. Diaz, a right-handed hitter is a platoon candidate with Garrett Jones in right field.
December 8, 2010
Bill Shanks on whether Matt Diaz will be brought back next season.
October 18, 2010
The Braves got another solid game from Matt Diaz Tuesday in the win over the Padres.
Matt Diaz is healthy now and contributing now. He talked to the media after the win on Sunday.
The Braves have made several roster moves before Saturday's game against Arizona.
Here's Bill Shanks on the Braves offense - or the lack of it.
The Braves are now 3-0 in the games Matt Diaz leads off. It helped Sunday, so will he continue in that role?