Yonathan Daza

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Yonathan Daza
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Daza with the Albuquerque Isotopes in 2019
Colorado Rockies – No. 31
Outfielder
Born: (1994-02-28) February 28, 1994 (age 25)
Maracay, Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 9, 2019, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
(through 2019 season)
Batting average.206
Home runs0
Runs batted in3
Teams

Yonathan Daza (born February 28, 1994) is a Venezuelan professional baseball outfielder for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career[edit]

Daza signed with the Colorado Rockies as an international free agent in October 2010. He spent his first three professional seasons (2011-2013) playing for the Rookie-level DSL Rockies. He played for the Rookie-level Grand Junction Rockies in 2014, hitting .370/.415/.490/.905 with 4 home runs and 35 RBI. He split 2015 between the Class A Short Season Boise Hawks and the Class A Asheville Tourists, accumulating a .325/.358/.451/.809 batting line with 3 home runs and 53 RBI. He split his 2016 season between Asheville and the Class A-Advanced Modesto Nuts, hitting a combined .303/.338/.402./740 with 3 home runs and 61 RBI. He spent 2017 with the Class A-Advanced Lancaster JetHawks, hitting .341/.376/.466/.842 with 3 home runs and 87 RBI.[1] Daza played for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League after the 2017 regular season.[2]

The Rockies added him to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[3] He spent the 2018 season with the Double-A Hartford Yard Goats, hitting .306/.330/.461/.791 with 4 home runs and 29 RBI. He appeared in just 54 games in 2018 after suffering a left shoulder injury in late July of that season.[4] Daza opened the 2019 season with the Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes.[1]

The Rockies promoted Daza to the major leagues for the first time on April 9, 2019, when David Dahl was placed on the injured list.[5] Daza made his major league debut on April 9, 2019 versus the Atlanta Braves.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Yonathan Daza". thebaseballcube.com. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  2. ^ "Salt River Rafters 2017 Roster". MLB.com. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  3. ^ Gilbert, Steve (May 24, 2018). "Rockies protect 4 players with 40-man roster | Colorado Rockies". M.rockies.mlb.com. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  4. ^ "Rockies' Yonathan Daza: Lands on 60-day DL". CBS Sports. September 4, 2018. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  5. ^ Newman, Kyle (April 9, 2019). "David Dahl placed on injuried (sic) list, Rockies recall Yonathan Daza from Triple-A". Denver Post. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  6. ^ "Atlanta Braves at Colorado Rockies Box Score, April 9, 2019". Baseball Reference. Retrieved April 11, 2019.

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