Available 2024: Venezuelan Catcher/OF and Contact Hitter with NCAA D1 College Experience, Willing to Pay Flights | Baseball Jobs Overseas

Available 2024: Venezuelan Catcher/OF and Contact Hitter with NCAA D1 College Experience, Willing to Pay Flights

Name: Jose Daza

Height: 183cm

Weight: 86kg

DOB: March 24, 2003

Date Available: June 1, 2024

Will Pay Flight

Bats: R

Throws: R

Positions: C

Positions (alt): OF, CF

College: Lindenwood University

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Personal

My poptime ranges from 1.8 to 1.9, I’m a very solid guy overall and at the plate I’m disciplined as well as a contact hitter.

In college I was able to help in filling a spot for the outfield for an injured player due to my speed. I had never done it until that point but like always I do, I gave my 100%. I have an above average arm and very good speed, all needed to play the outfield.

I’m a very vocal person, as a catcher should be. All in the sense of making the guys around me better. I’m the one that goes and talks to others when they feel they aren’t doing as good or are being taken for granted because I’ve been in that position before. However, in the dugout while I am paying attention to the game I’m never against guys having fun and having a laugh.

 

Career highlights

Ever since I was in high school I’ve excelled, as far as being taken as a reinforcement to the be the starting catcher. I have multiple state and national championships. In college, I was able to compete at the highest level for a starting job with players who were 22-23 at the time while I was an 18 year old.

 

Overseas Goals

I’m choosing to play overseas because I want a fresh start, as well as an opportunity to win and excell and be taken into account. I truly believe that this is something I owe myself and will make the best out of it.

I’m in the weight room and the baseball field everyday except for Sundays. And during the week I do yoga to help myself loosen up and prevent injury.

 

Articles/Recognitions

 Lindenwood Lions Roster – Jose Daza

 

Hitting & Receiving Videos

Playing Experience

YEARSORGANIZATIONLEAGUE/DIVISIONDETAILS
2021-22 Lindenwood University NCAA Division I Utility player. Injury prevented playing time.
2023 Cobras Baseball Club Caracas, Venezuela Starting catcher, batted 2nd/3rd.

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Additional Info

Playing preferences: Europe Semi-pro (ie. Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, France etc.), Europe Pro (Italy, The Netherlands), Australia Pro (Australian Baseball League), Asia Pro (Japan, Korea, Taiwan), Latin America pro (Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, DR, etc)

 

Living preferences: Private living arrangement (apartment to self), Shared living arrangement, own bedroom

 

Return home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season

 

Prior engagements: No

 

Recent injuries/illnesses: No

 

Traveling with a companion: Perhaps for a short term visit

 

Educational background: High school, 2 years of college.