Middle Infielder out of South Florida Seeking Opportunity Overseas in 2023
Name: Nicholas Diaz
DOB: June 30, 1996
Date Available: January 20, 2023Indy Pro experience Will Pay Flight
Positions: 2B, SS
Positions (alt): 3B
College: Keiser University
Nicholas is a top-of-the-order batter who hits for average and good power to the gaps, with an exit velocity that has reached 100 (mph). He has hit for good averages at the collegiate and independent professional levels in the U.S.
Defensively, his primary position has been shortstop, but he can easily slot in at second base and third base, as well. He has been a consistently good defender in both college and professional ranks.
Nicholas is an above-average baserunner with good speed, having run the 60-yard dash in as little as 6.6 seconds.
He is a lead-by-example type with a very strong work ethic. He is a very high-energy, supportive teammate with a positive outlook, and he understands the importance not only of hard work but of following a routine of proper training, diet, and rest. He works out and trains regularly to remain in top condition.
In addition, Nicholas would be excited about helping a team’s coaching staff. He owns a baseball training facility and has worked regularly with players aged 8 to 18.
Experience at junior college, NAIA, and NCAA Division I levels in the U.S.
Starting shortstop at junior college and NAIA levels
Slash line of .327/.420/.470 with NAIA club in 2019
Led team in home runs and in fewest errors committed
Experience in independent professional leagues in the U.S.
In 2019, batted .347 with a .438 on-base percentage
In 2019, led the Pecos League team with a .457 slugging percentage and .894 OPS
In 2022, batted .341 for the Pecos League club
Nicholas wants to extend his playing career while experiencing new environments and cultures. “My brother played overseas, loved how he was treated, and learned much about the cultures and areas to which he traveled. I am extremely eager to meet new people who share my love for baseball.”
|2019-22||Coach||Web Gems Baseball Academy||Youth-College||I have owned and ran a baseball training facility in South Florida and have worked with ages 8 to 18 with all different experiences. From coaching and managing game situations to working 1-1 with individuals to improve their game in fielding hitting throwing and running.|
|2016||Bishop State CC||39||84||10||22||4||1||1||10||6||15||0||0||.262||.319||.369|