Jairo Diaz, Relief Pitcher, Colorado Rockies, #47
Date of Birth: 5/27/1991
Birthplace: Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela
Jairo Diaz, relief pitcher for the Colorado Rockies, first signed with the Los Angeles Angels in August, 2007. He pitched in the Angels' minor league system from 2010 through most of 2014, pitching just 5.2 innings in 5 games with the Angels in 2014.
Diaz was traded to the Rockies on December 11, 2014. He pitched in 21 games with the Rockies in 2015 and he had a 2.37 ERA in 19.0 innings. He also pitched in 47 games in the minors.
Diaz had Tommy John surgery in 2016 and he missed the entire season.