Jordan David Díaz (Sandoval) was originally signed by A’s scout Jose Quintero.
Made his Double-A, Triple-A and Major League debuts in 2022...Was recalled by Oakland on Sept. 18 and started 14 of the A’s final 16 games…batted .265 with three doubles, one RBI and a .621 OPS in 15 games...Hit .273 (9-for-33) with a .627 OPS against right-handed pitchers, .250 (4-for-16) against lefthanders...Batted .294 with the bases empty, .200 with runners on base...Was 8-for-12 (.667) with two of his three doubles when putting the first pitch in play...Started 11 games at second base, two at designated hitter and one at first base…committed two errors, both as a second baseman (.956 fielding percentage)...Started games in every spot in the batting order except first and ninth...Began the year at Double-A Midland and hit .319 with 15 home runs and 58 RBI in 94 games before he was promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas on Aug. 17…batted .348 with four home runs and 25 RBI in 26 games with the Aviators...Combined to hit .326 with 34 doubles, one triple, 19 home runs, 83 RBI and a .881 OPS in 120 Minor League games overall...Tied for fifth among all minor leaguers in hits (160) and ranked 10th among full-season Minor Leaguers in batting average…grounded into 18 doubles plays, which tied for third most...Ranked third in the Texas League in batting, fifth in slugging (.507), seventh in OPS (.868) and tied for seventh in doubles (29)...Led the A’s farm system in batting, slugging (.515), OPS, hits (160) and doubles (34), tied for the lead in total bases (253), ranked second in RBI and extra-base hits (54), third in games played (120), tied for fourth in home runs, tied for fifth in runs (67) and eighth in on-base percentage (.366)...Had career highs in every category except triples, stolen bases and on-base percentage...Hit .331 (41-for-124) with a .966 OPS against left-handed pitchers, .324 (119-for-367) with an .853 OPS against right-handers...Slugged 14 of his 19 home runs on the road...Batted .324 with runners in scoring position...Of his 83 RBI, 21 gave his team the lead...Combined to hit .287 with 42 RBI in 65 games in April, May and June…then batted .367 with 41 RBI in 55 games in July, August and September...Had a .315 batting average and .829 OPS over innings 1-6, a .351 average and 1.002 OPS from the seventh inning on...Had eight home runs and 20 RBI in 17 games against Amarillo, seven home runs and 38 RBI in 77 games against all other Double-A teams...Started 59 games at designated hitter, 44 at first base, nine at third base, three at second base and two in left field…committed five errors as a first baseman (.985 fielding percentage), five as a third baseman (.750) and one as a left fielder...Hit in every spot in the order except leadoff and had his most action with 57 games batting fourth...Was rated as the A’s ninth-best prospect by MiLB.com following the season...DAY-BY-DAY: Began the season at Midland and went 1-for-5 with a walk in his Double-A debut on April 8 at Amarillo…was 4-for-26 (.154) over his first six games but then reached base safely in 23 consecutive games from the second game of a April 16 doubleheader through May 15…hit .337 with a .390 on-base percentage during the streak…struck out a career-high tying three times April 19 at Wichita (also June 10 vs. Springfield, June 21 vs. Tulsa and July 3 vs. San Antonio)…equaled his career high with two doubles on April 24 at Wichita (also May 24 vs. Northwest Arkansas and June 2 at Amarillo)…finished April with a .238 batting average in 16 games but that would be his only month under .299…went 4-for-5 with three runs, a double, two home runs and six RBI on May 7 at Amarillo…the RBI were a career high and it was his second career two-homer game (Aug. 6, 2021 at Lake County)…also matched his best in runs and hits…was named Texas League Player of the Week for the week of May 30-June 5 after going 11-for-27 (.407) with four runs, two doubles, three home runs and seven RBI in six games…batted .309 with 12 doubles, five home runs, 21 RBI and a .952 OPS in 25 games in May…ranked second in the TL in doubles and extra base hits (17) in May and ninth in slugging (.596)…then hit .299 with six doubles, six home runs and 15 RBI in 24 games in June…tied for second in the TL in hits in June (29) and tied for fifth in extra base hits (12)…had an 11-game hitting streak from June 1 to 14…went 20-for-48 (.417) with four home runs, nine RBI, six multiple hit games and no walks during the streak…had his first career three-walk game June 24 vs. Tulsa…reached base safely in 20 consecutive games from July 1 to Aug. 4…hit .356 with a .404 on-base percentage during the streak…had a season-high 13-game hitting streak from July 1 to 15…went 22-for-55 (.400) with nine runs, eight RBI and seven multiple hit games during the streak…went 4-for-5 with three runs scored July 6 at Corpus Christi, equaling his career best in hits and runs…would go on to have three more four-hit games (July 22 vs. Amarillo, Aug. 7 at Arkansas and Aug. 27 vs. Sugar Land)…finished July with a .366 batting average, which tied for fifth best in the TL…hit safely in each of his final eight games with Midland from Aug. 6 to 16 (17-for-37, .459)…was promoted to Las Vegas on Aug. 17 and went 0-for-4 in his Triple-A debut that day at Sacramento…then hit safely in each of his next eight games from Aug. 19 to 27 (17-for-38, .447)…combined with the RockHounds and Aviators to bat .387 in 22 games in August, which was the seventh best batting average among all minor leaguers…was hitting .339 with three home runs and 14 RBI in 14 games with Las Vegas in the month of September when he was recalled by Oakland on Sept. 18…made his Major League debut that day at Houston and went 1-for-3 in a start at first base…singled off Phil Maton in the seventh inning for his first big league hit…had his first of three two-hit games on Sept. 21 vs. Seattle…had back-to-back multiple hit games on Sept. 24 and 25 against New York (NL)… went 8-for-20 (.400) over his first seven games through Sept. 25 and was 5-for-29 (.172) over his final eight contests…drove in his first run Oct. 1 at Seattle with a first inning RBI single.
Spent the entire season with High-A Lansing and batted .288 with 13 home runs and 56 RBI in 90 games…the games played were the most of his career and he had career highs in all counting categories except triples, stolen bases and hit by pitches…also had career bests in batting, slugging (.483) and OPS (.820)…Was named to the High-A Central Postseason All-Star team after ranking fourth in the league in batting and slugging…also tied for seventh in doubles (24), ranked eighth in OPS, tied for ninth in extra base hits (38) and 10th in hits (96) and total bases (161)…Tied for second in the A’s farm system in doubles, ranked fourth in batting, slugging and extra base hits, tied for sixth in total bases, eighth in RBI and tied for ninth in hits and home runs...Batted .294 (78-for-275) with an .829 OPS against right-handed pitchers compared to .265 (18-for-68) with a .786 OPS against left-handers...Hit .344 with runners in scoring position...Batted .235 with five home runs, 21 RBI and a .698 OPS over his first 34 games through June 26…then hit .323 with eight home runs, 35 RBI and a .900 OPS over his final 56 contests...Had a .296 batting average with all 13 of his home runs and 50 of his 56 RBI at night…batted .245 during the day...Hit .336 with six of his 13 home runs with two outs...Started 49 games at third base, 22 at first base, 12 at designated hitter and four in left field…committed 12 errors as a third baseman (.875 fielding percentage) and five as a first baseman (.968)…also went 0-for-1 as a pinch hitter...Slugged nine of his 13 home runs as a third baseman...Hit in every spot in the order except sixth, seventh and eighth…had 41 games batting fifth and 34 hitting fourth.
Did not play following the cancellation of the minor league season due to the pandemic… played for Colombia in the Caribbean Series and went 3-for-11 (.273) with two RBI in four games.
Played for Short-Season Vermont in the New York-Penn League and hit .264 with nine home runs and 47 RBI in 70 games…tied for the NYPL lead in RBI, ranked third in extra base hits (27) and total bases (119), fourth in hits (73), tied for fourth in doubles (17), tied for fifth in home runs and 10th in slugging (.430)…was named to the NYPL Midseason All-Star Team…hit .273 with a .765 OPS against right-handed pitchers compared to .235 with a .643 OPS against left-handers…batted .313 with runners in scoring position…belted six of his nine home runs with runners on base…appeared exclusively at third base on defense where he made 61 starts…committed 15 errors for a .899 fielding percentage…also made nine starts at designated hitter…batted third 36 times, fourth 32 times and fifth twice…had a season-best eight-game hitting streak from June 22-30…went 11-for-34 (.324) with a home run and nine RBI during the streak…drilled a career-high two doubles June 26 against Connecticut…hit .308 in 16 games in June…had his first career four-hit game July 4 at Connecticut and went 15-for-39 (.385) over a nine-game stretch from July 4-12…went 1-for-2 for the Red squad in the NYPL All-Star Game on Aug. 21…played for Colombia in the Caribbean Series and was 7-for-19 (.367) with three doubles and four RBI in five games.
Hit .277 with a home run and 25 RBI in 48 games for the A’s affiliate in the Arizona Rookie League…added 19 walks and six hit by pitches for a career-best .371 on-base percentage… batted .317 against left-handed pitchers, .263 against right-handers…hit .313 at home, .237 on the road…had a .407 batting average and .448 on-base percentage when leading off an inning… started 39 games at third base where he committed 10 errors for a .886 fielding percentage…also made four starts at designated hitter and appeared in one game each at first base and second base…hit in every spot in the order except eighth and ninth and saw his most action with 25 games batting third…scored a career-high three runs June 20 against Indians2…went 11-for-30 (.367) in the month of June and then hit .295 in July…connected for his first career home run July 22 at Padres2 and also drove in a career-high four runs…had a season-best five-game hitting streak from Aug. 11-16 (7-for-17, .412).
Made his professional debut with the A’s affiliate in the Dominican Summer League, went 5-for-27 (.185) during an eight-game stay with the A’s Arizona Rookie League club from June 21 to July 10 and then returned to the Dominican…batted .255 with no home runs and 18 RBI in 42 games in the DSL and combined for a .244 batting average, no home runs and 20 RBI in 50 games overall…hit .364 with an .810 OPS against left-handed pitchers, .200 with a .475 OPS against right-handers…started 45 games at third base and one at catcher…made his pro debut on June 3 against the DSL Dodgers and went 1-for-4…collected his first RBI on June 9 at the DSL Marlins when he went 3-for-6 with four RBI.