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Scouting Padres Prospect Javis Diaz

It is hard to believe Javis Diaz has been in the San Diego Padres' farm system for four years. Parts of three seasons in the Dominican Summer League (DSL) have made him a hidden gem.

Vital Statistics; Name: Javis Diaz Position: OF DOB: June 25, 1984 Height: 5-foot-10 Weight: 165 Bats: Left Throws: Left Signed as a non-drafted free agent on August 7, 2002, Diaz' first two seasons in the DSL showed glimpses of something special. His batting average wasn't great but he was one of the few Dominican prospects that showed patience at the plate, drawing 78 walks those first two...

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