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.
Named Marlins' Minor League Player of the Year and New Orleans MVP; was promoted to Miami for his first appearance in the Majors in 2019...Homered in MLB debut in game one of a doubleheader at the Mets on August 5 off of eventual Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom ...Became 12th Marlin to record a home run as their first big league hit and sixth to do so in MLB debut...Became the seventh Marlin to homer in his Major League debut, the first since Jeremy Hermida on August 31, 2005 vs. St. Louis...Opened career 0x18 vs. LHP before an RBI single off KC's Mike Montgomery on September 8; went 3x20 with 3B, HR, two RBI from Sept. 10 onward...Hit .225/.340/.375 with seven extra-base hits, 12 RBI, and 13 walks in 23 home games, posted .131/.187/.253 line with five extra-base hits, 11 RBI, and six walks in 26 road contests...Opened the season at Triple-A New Orleans and hit .305 (115x377) with 21 doubles, two triples, 26 home runs, 70 RBI, and a .395 OBP in 102 games...At time of promotion, ranked tied for second in the PCL with 89 runs scored, seventh with a .973 OPS, tied for seventh in home runs, and ninth with a .578 SLG...Had career-long 17-game hitting streak from May 29-June 16 (.348; 23x66). Had 28-game on-base streak from June 27-Aug. 3 (.355; 39x110, 10 HR, 23 RBI).
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.