Isan (E-sahn) Xavier Díaz...born in Puerto Rico but moved to Massachusetts when he was four...committed to play college baseball at Vanderbilt University before being drafted and signed by Arizona...posted .492 average with four home runs and 14 RBI as senior at Springfield Central (MA) High school, earning 2014 Western Massachusetts High School Player of the Year...earned 2011-13 All-Western Mass. First Team honors.
Appeared in a combined 119 games between Double-A Jacksonville and Triple-A New Orleans. Hit .232 (100x431) with 23 doubles, five triples, 13 home runs and 56 RBI. Added a careerhigh 14 stolen bases...Named Southern League Player of the Week (June 4-10) after batting .565 (13x23) with four doubles and seven RBI. Had season-best six-game hitting streak over that span...Earned second Southern League Player of the Week honor for July 9-15 after batting .455 (10x22) with two doubles, four home runs and 12 RBI. Had a three-game home run streak from July 12-14...Had season-high four hits on April 26 vs. Pensacola. Homered and drove in three runs in a 10-9 Jacksonville win... Hit .325 (27x83) with 10 doubles, one home run and 14 RBI in 24 June games, marking highest monthly average of season...Debuted at Triple-A New Orleans on July 19; posted three multihit games, three doubles, a triple, a homer, and three RBI in his first six contests for the Baby Cakes, batting .333 (7x21)...Went 3x5 with two triples, a homer, and five RBI on August 4 at Albuquerque...Hit .272 (31x114) with 14 runs scored, six doubles, a triple, a homer, and 13 RBI in 33 games for Gigantes de Carolina in the Liga de Beisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente in Puerto Rico following the season...Walked 13 times against just 20 strikeouts, posting a .348 on-base percentage...Ranked tied for eighth in the league in doubles and walks, was ninth in hits, and tied for 10th in RBI.
Completed fourth professional season with .222 average (85x383), 20 doubles, 13 home runs and 54 RBI over 110 games at Single-A Carolina in Brewers organization ...Made 69 starts at second base and 32 starts at shortstop...Posted .273 average (24x88) in 23 April contests, marking highest monthly average of season...Tied for ninth in Carolina League in first-half home runs (nine), earning Carolina League All-Star honors ...Recorded season-long 12-game hitting streak from April 21-May 2, batting .388 (19x49) with five doubles, five home runs and 15 RBI. Homered in each of final three games of streak.