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#18 Chris Diaz
Position: Left Handed Pitcher
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Florida City, Fla.
High School: Gulliver Prep
Chris Diaz Profile
Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
Release: 07/25/2012

2013 COLLEGIATE NATIONAL TEAM MEMBER (USA BASEBALL)
2013 ALL-ATLANTIC REGION SECOND TEAM
(ABCA)
2013 GREGG OLSON AWARD SEMIFINALIST
(NCBWA)
2013 LOUISVILLE REGIONAL ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
2013 RON FRASER AWARD

Sophomore (2013)…
Ranked among ACC leaders in several statistical categories after dominant campaign…Selected semifinalist for inaugural Gregg Olson Award honoring college baseball’s breakout player… Earned 2013 All-ABCA Second Team recognition...Named Opening Day starter prior to team’s series with Rutgers…Ended regular season ranked second in conference in ERA and innings pitched…Finished year with lowest ERA (1.64) and most innings (109.2) of any pitcher on staff… Delivered 14 quality starts (at least six innings, three earned runs or less) in 16 chances, including nine straight to end season…Held hitters to .250 average with 78 strikeouts, allowing just 20 earned runs…Pitched 7.1 innings against Florida State (April 5), yielding zero earned runs with seven strikeouts…Set career high with 8.0 shutout innings against Maryland (April 12), scattering five hits…Allowed just two earned runs over six starts (44.1 innings) from April 5 through May 10, combining for 0.41 ERA…Recorded career-first double-digit strikeout game (10) in 7-0 win over Oklahoma State (May 31) at Louisville Regional.

Freshman (2012)...
Served as one of the team's key arms out of the bullpen in his first year as a Hurricane, registering 23 appearances...Made two starts on the year, finishing with a 4.18 ERA and a 2-1 record...Struck out 20 batters in 32.1 innings of work while walking 13 batters...Allowed only four extra-base hits (all doubles) all season...Registered a career-best six-inning scoreless streak stretching across six appearances from March 30 to April 18...Went three innings in his first career start against Florida Atlantic, striking out two batters in three scoreless frames...Set a career-high with 3.1 innings of relief against Florida State (April 21), allowing one run while striking out two batters...

High School/Prep...

Played for Javi Rodriguez at Gulliver Prep... EarnedMiami HeraldAll-Dade First Team honors after going 7-2 on the mound with a 1.82 ERA and 63 strikeouts in his sophomore year... Went 8-2 with 2.45 era and 66 strikeouts in his senior year, leading his team to the regional finals and earningMiami HeraldAll-Dade First Team honors for the third time... Team finished as a state runner-up in 2010... Played summer ball for the Homestead Storm and coach Davie Pozo... Played in the 2011 Sebring All-Star Game...

Personal...

Son of Domitila Diaz... Majoring in Criminology with a minor in Sports Management...Has one sister (Jazmine) and one brother (Robert)...

PITCHING ERA W-L APP GS IP H R ER BB SO
2013 1.64 7-5 16 16 109.2 101 29 20 27 78
2012 4.18 2-1 23 2 32.1 35 17 15 13 20
CAREER 2.22 9-6 39 18 142.0 136 46 35 40 98
Schedule
 
Sunday, April 20
Baseball vs. Notre Dame
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Monday, April 21
Baseball vs. Notre Dame
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 23
Baseball at FAU
Boca Raton, Fla.
6:30 PM
Friday, April 25
Baseball at Clemson
Clemson, S.C.
6:30 PM
WVUM 90.5
CSS / ESPN3
Saturday, April 26
Baseball at Clemson
Clemson, S.C.
7:00 PM
WVUM 90.5
CSS / ESPN3
Sunday, April 27
Baseball at Clemson
Clemson, S.C.
1:00 PM
WVUM 90.5
CSS / ESPN3
Friday, May 02
Baseball vs. Alabama State
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Saturday, May 03
Baseball vs. Alabama State
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Sunday, May 04
Baseball vs. Alabama State
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Wednesday, May 07
Baseball vs. Florida Gulf Coast
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Friday, May 09
Baseball at Duke
Durham, N.C.
6:00 PM
Saturday, May 10
Baseball at Duke
Durham, N.C.
1:00 PM
Sunday, May 11
Baseball at Duke
Durham, N.C.
12:00 PM
WVUM 90.5
RSN
Thursday, May 15
Baseball vs. North Carolina
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:30 PM
560 WQAM
CSS / ESPN3
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Friday, May 16
Baseball vs. North Carolina
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:30 PM
560 WQAM
CSS / ESPN3
Tickets Live Stats
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