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Marlins call up Matt Diaz from Triple-A

May 2, 2013, 3:45 PM EDT

Matt Diaz running

In an effort to put together some semblance of an MLB-caliber lineup without Giancarlo Stanton the Marlins are calling up veteran outfielder Matt Diaz from Triple-A, according to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald.

Of course, whether Diaz has anything left in the tank at age 35 is iffy. He had a .621 OPS between 2011-2012 and signed a minor-league deal with the Marlins after being released by the Yankees in spring training.

He was off to a solid start at Triple-A, hitting .341 with an .843 OPS in 23 games, and it’s not like the Marlins really have any other appealing options.

  1. Francisco (FC) - May 2, 2013 at 4:03 PM

    Loria: “Lord Diaz?”

    Diaz: “Yes, Master.”

    Loria: “Rise”.

  2. Old Gator - May 2, 2013 at 4:08 PM

    This team looks like a patched together calico blanket for thumbsuckers.

  3. realgone2 - May 2, 2013 at 4:22 PM

  4. rodge1 - May 2, 2013 at 4:41 PM

    Missing piece to the puzzled.

  5. Alan Luken - May 2, 2013 at 5:14 PM

    Poor guy

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