Yusniel Diaz
Detroit Tigers (ML)
Yusniel Diaz
Birthdate:
July 22, 1996 (29 y, 6 m, 15 d)
Born In:
Havana, LA, CUB
Nationality:
Cuban
Position:
LF
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'1"/219
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$58M / 4 years (2024-2027)
ML Service Time:
6 years, 155 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 6 years, 155 days
40-man Service Time 6 years, 155 days
Time as Pro 8 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 0 - No
Personality
Leadership Very High
Loyalty Very Low
Desire for Win Normal
Greed High
Intelligence Low
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Well Known
Local Well Known
Current Contract
2024 $14.5M
2025 $14.5M
2026 $14.5M ($14.5M left)
2027 $14.5M / T$7M
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
MVP Bonus$1.1M
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 14 14 10 14 12
vs R 14 13 10 14 12
vs L 15 14 10 15 11
Potential 14 14 10 16 12
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 12
Error 4 15
Arm 4 8 16
Turn DP 3
C Ability 1
Position
Left Field 16
Center Field 6
Right Field 14
Run/Bunt
Speed 14
Stealing 16
Running 14
Sac Bunt 5
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 4 2
vs R 1 4 2
vs L 1 4 2
Potential 1 4 2
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 46%
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2026-01-26
Contact vs L increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2026-01-10
Contact Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Contact decreased from 15 to 14
Contact vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Contact vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Outfield Range decreased from 13 to 12
CF defense decreased from 7 to 6
RF defense decreased from 15 to 14
Weight increased from 217 to 219
2025-11-24
Contact vs R increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 12 to 13
2025-11-14
Gap increased from 13 to 14
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
2025-11-05
Contact vs R decreased from 15 to 14
2025-10-20
Gap decreased from 14 to 13
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2025-10-07
Power vs L decreased from 11 to 10
2025-09-29
Gap increased from 13 to 14
2025-09-15
Gap decreased from 14 to 13
Weight increased from 216 to 217
2025-09-08
Contact Potential increased from 14 to 15
Contact increased from 14 to 15
Contact vs R increased from 14 to 15
2025-08-25
Power vs L increased from 10 to 11
2025-08-11
Weight decreased from 217 to 216
2025-08-04
Contact Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Contact decreased from 15 to 14
Gap vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 12 to 13
2025-07-28
Gap vs R increased from 13 to 14
2025-06-16
Contact Potential increased from 14 to 15
Contact increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 11 to 12
Speed decreased from 15 to 14
Weight increased from 216 to 217
2025-06-09
Contact Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Contact decreased from 15 to 14
2025-06-02
Contact vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Gap vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Power vs L decreased from 11 to 10
Position changed from DH to LF
2025-05-12
Position changed from LF to DH
2025-03-27
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2025-03-18
Gap Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Weight increased from 215 to 216
2025-03-09
Infield Arm decreased from 9 to 8
2025-02-23
Eye Potential increased from 15 to 16
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 12 to 13
2025-02-08
Gap vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Power vs L increased from 10 to 11
Eye vs R increased from 13 to 14
Bunt for Hit decreased from 3 to 2
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
LF defense decreased from 17 to 16
RF defense decreased from 16 to 15
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 4
Movement decreased from 7 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 4
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 4
Control increased from 1 to 2
Control vs R increased from 1 to 2
Control vs L increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 213 to 215
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2024-11-10
Gap vs L increased from 14 to 15
LF defense decreased from 18 to 17
CF defense decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 212 to 213
2024-11-05
Contact vs R increased from 14 to 15
2024-10-26
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 11 to 12
2024-10-07
Contact Potential increased from 14 to 15
Contact increased from 14 to 15
Gap vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2024-09-23
Control Potential increased from 1 to 2
2024-09-16
Contact Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Contact decreased from 15 to 14
2024-08-19
Contact vs R decreased from 15 to 14
2024-08-05
Outfield Range decreased from 14 to 13
RF defense decreased from 17 to 16
Weight increased from 211 to 212
2024-07-31
Contact vs R increased from 14 to 15
2024-07-22
Gap vs L increased from 14 to 15
Weight increased from 210 to 211
2024-07-15
Contact vs R decreased from 15 to 14
2024-07-08
Gap vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 13 to 12
CF defense decreased from 9 to 8
2024-06-24
Gap vs L increased from 14 to 15
2024-06-10
Weight increased from 209 to 210
2024-05-20
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 12 to 13
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
2024-05-13
Contact vs R increased from 14 to 15
Bunt for Hit decreased from 4 to 3
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 209 to 210
2024-05-06
Gap vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Power vs L decreased from 11 to 10
2024-04-29
Power vs L increased from 10 to 11
2024-03-29
Contact vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2024-02-25
Contact Potential increased from 14 to 15
Contact increased from 14 to 15
Contact vs R increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 12 to 13
2024-02-03
Contact Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Contact decreased from 15 to 14
Speed decreased from 16 to 15
Weight increased from 208 to 209
2024-01-02
Contact Potential increased from 14 to 15
Contact increased from 14 to 15
Speed increased from 15 to 16
2023-12-26
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 11 to 12
2023-12-19
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2023-12-07
Contact vs L increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 11 to 12
2023-11-27
Contact vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Speed decreased from 16 to 15
2023-11-13
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
2023-11-09
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 12 to 11
CF defense decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 207 to 208
2023-09-11
Contact vs L increased from 14 to 15
Gap decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 12 to 13
Position changed from RF to LF
Weight increased from 206 to 207
2023-07-17
Power vs R increased from 9 to 10
Stealing decreased from 17 to 16
Weight increased from 205 to 206
2023-05-29
Gap vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 11 to 12
Speed increased from 15 to 16
Stealing increased from 16 to 17
2023-02-26
Contact vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Gap increased from 14 to 15
Gap vs R increased from 14 to 15
Eye vs R decreased from 14 to 13
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2022-10-14
Gap decreased from 15 to 14
Power increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Speed decreased from 16 to 15
Infield Range decreased from 4 to 3
LF defense decreased from 19 to 18
CF defense decreased from 11 to 10
2022-07-31
Contact Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Contact decreased from 15 to 14
Contact vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks decreased from 13 to 12
Position changed from LF to RF
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
2022-05-29
Contact Potential increased from 13 to 15
Contact increased from 13 to 15
Contact vs R increased from 13 to 15
Contact vs L increased from 13 to 15
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 10 to 13
Avoid Ks increased from 10 to 13
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 10 to 13
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 10 to 12
Sac Bunt increased from 4 to 5
Infield Error decreased from 5 to 4
LF defense increased from 12 to 19
Weight increased from 202 to 206
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
2021-04-10
Eye increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs R increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs L increased from 14 to 15
Movement Potential increased from 6 to 7
Movement increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs R increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs L increased from 6 to 7
GB% increased from 45% to 46%

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2025 28 139 580 513 145 25 6 15 74 63 57 110 12 4 0.283 0.364 0.807 0.3351 0.353 126 3.27
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2024 27 130 566 514 151 34 3 16 64 76 45 106 10 5 0.294 0.355 0.820 0.3426 0.359 127 3.02
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2023 26 140 608 535 143 20 5 15 60 84 64 103 16 5 0.267 0.348 0.756 0.3048 0.335 111 3.80
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2022 25 118 534 463 139 29 1 7 42 52 58 94 18 10 0.300 0.385 0.797 0.3626 0.356 126 3.71
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2021 24 143 592 527 143 26 1 10 68 67 60 116 24 8 0.271 0.349 0.730 0.3308 0.323 104 2.45
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2020 23 132 559 502 130 26 4 11 58 63 50 130 11 2 0.259 0.330 0.722 0.3278 0.320 102 2.73
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2019 22 107 445 395 83 19 4 5 33 44 41 116 4 5 0.210 0.284 0.601 0.2796 0.268 64 -0.58
Total - MLB
MLB
909 3884 3449 934 179 24 79 399 449 375 775 95 39 0.271 0.347 0.752 0.3276 0.333 110 18.41

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Toledo - IL
TOL - IL
2019 22 23 106 86 25 10 2 1 16 15 19 13 1 3 0.291 0.419 0.907 0.3333 0.393 132 0.57
Arkansas - TEX
ARK - TEX
2018 21 45 210 173 47 7 3 3 15 31 32 39 12 5 0.272 0.386 0.785 0.3284 0.365 100 0.71
INL - CAL
2018 21 90 403 350 101 20 4 8 60 36 37 87 12 6 0.289 0.360 0.797 0.3523 0.356 120 2.60
Total - AAA
AAA
23 106 86 25 10 2 1 16 15 19 13 1 3 0.291 0.419 0.907 0.3333 0.393 132 0.57
Total - AA
AA
45 210 173 47 7 3 3 15 31 32 39 12 5 0.272 0.386 0.785 0.3284 0.365 100 0.71
Total - A
A
90 403 350 101 20 4 8 60 36 37 87 12 6 0.289 0.360 0.797 0.3523 0.356 120 2.60

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2025 LF 98 860.2 160 12 1 0.994 1.799 0.995 -0.04
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2025 RF 9 48.0 9 1 1 0.909 1.875 0.877 -0.20
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2024 LF 49 421.0 99 4 0 1.000 2.202 1.038 2.51
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2024 RF 1 0.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2023 LF 31 246.0 48 3 0 1.000 1.866 1.091 2.84
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2023 RF 116 1018.2 218 20 2 0.992 2.103 1.068 9.69
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2022 LF 30 268.0 59 1 0 1.000 2.015 1.026 1.07
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2022 CF 5 30.0 7 0 0 1.000 2.100 1.014 0.07
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2022 RF 84 760.0 184 14 1 0.995 2.345 1.058 7.24
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2021 1B 1 3.0 1 0 0 1.000 3.000 0.000 0.00
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2021 LF 135 1157.1 253 8 3 0.989 2.030 1.040 6.66
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2021 CF 5 24.0 4 1 0 1.000 1.875 1.016 0.05
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2021 RF 6 10.0 2 0 0 1.000 1.800 1.021 0.02
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2020 CF 11 88.0 26 0 0 1.000 2.659 0.983 -0.35
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2020 RF 122 1107.1 290 14 4 0.987 2.471 1.055 10.57
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2019 LF 25 214.0 51 1 3 0.946 2.187 0.935 -2.39
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2019 CF 64 541.0 157 13 2 0.988 2.828 1.014 1.67
Detroit - MLB
DET - MLB
2019 RF 16 97.0 27 0 0 1.000 2.505 1.142 2.45
Total 1B 1 3.0 1 0 0 0.00
Total LF 368 3167.0 670 29 7 10.65
Total CF 85 683.0 194 14 2 1.44
Total RF 354 3041.2 730 49 8 29.77
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Feb. 7, 2019 Detroit Gerrit Cole
Sean Doolittle
Bruce Rondon
Los Angeles (A) Yusniel Diaz
Danny Muller
Stan Moody
Tyler Nevin
Feb. 7, 2019 Detroit Tyler Nevin
Danny Muller
Stan Moody
Yusniel Diaz
Los Angeles (A) Sean Doolittle
Bruce Rondon
Gerrit Cole
March 10, 2019 Los Angeles (A) Yusniel Diaz
Stan Moody
Tyler Nevin
Detroit Sean Doolittle
Bruce Rondon
Gerrit Cole
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2018 Inland Empire (CAL)
Gold Glove 2023 - RF Detroit (MLB)
Silver Slugger 2023 - RF Detroit (MLB)
Player of the Week Jun 18, 2018 Inland Empire (CAL)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year IBB Rank
2021 8 4
Year OBP Rank
2022 0.385 5