Juan Habisail Diaz Arias.
Appeared in 122 games for Triple-A Columbus in Indians system, batting .242 (107x442) with 45 runs scored, 23 doubles, eight home runs and 45 RBI...Doubles total was tied for most on Clippers' roster with former Marlin Jeremy Hermida...Hit just .212 (24x113) with five doubles, four home runs and 12 RBI from right side of plate...Against right-handed pitchers, posted .252 (83x329) mark with 18 doubles, four home runs and 33 RBI...Appeared at shortstop (102 games), second base (12 games) and third base (seven games)...Also, made one start as designated hitter...Recorded season-high three hits on May 19 vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...Also, had three-hit game on June 29 at Durham...Connected for three-run home run as part of eight-run second inning for Clippers in eventual 10-9 loss to Indianapolis on June 1...The three RBI marked season high...Put together season-long nine-game hitting streak from August 3-11, batting .394 (13x33) with three doubles and five RBI...Hit .191 (13x66) in 28 games for Estrellas in Dominican Winter League.
Spent most of the season split between AA Akron and AAA Columbus where he hit .266 (118-443) with 29 2B, 2 3B,
13HR & 63RBI in 115 games (.314OB/.429SLG/.743OPS, 113K)...Was with the Major League club from May 25-June
5 with Jack Hannahan on the DL and no back-up SS on the roster at the time...Made 4 starts at SS and appeared in
5 games at the position...Collected first Major League hit on May 27 at Chicago-AL off Gavin Floyd...Sent back to AA
Akron on June 5 when Carlos Santana came off the 7-day DL...Hit safely in his last 3 games with the Tribe, May 27-29. Hit .303 (30-99) in July with 8 2B, 4HR & 24 RBI in 27 games, including a 4-for-4, 2B, HR & 8RBI performance on
July 8 at Bowie...Hit a grand slam in that game and had one other slam with Akron and 17RBI with the bases loaded...
Promoted to Columbus on August 13 and spent the rest of the Minor League campaign with the Clippers...Combined
on the year he hit .321 (105-327) off RHP for the year and .112 (13-116) off LHP from the right side of the plate...With
Columbus he hit in 13 of his last 17 games and had 7 multi-hit games...Drove in 4 runs on two different occasions
and was 6-for-15 with RISP (.400) with the Clip Show...Played for Estrellas in the Dominican Winter League after the
season, hitting .259 (30-116) with 14RS, 5 2B, 2HR, 13RBI in 39 games.
Spent the entire regular season at AA Akron where he led the team in games (133), hits (133), total bases (192), multihit
games (35) and doubles (24)... He was 6th in the Eastern League in at bats and 16th in hits...The Eastern League
All-Star posted a season-high 12-game hitting streak from July 3-18, batting .309 (17-55) with 5 doubles, 1HR, 9RBI and 8 runs scored... Had a team-high 3 stolen bases on August 4 at Trenton...Promoted to Columbus for the postseason... Played a crucial role for the Clippers, hitting .250 (8-32) with 3 doubles,
4RBI and 5 runs scored in all 8 playoff games with the Triple-A Champions...Had a .695OPS vs. RHP and a .632 OPS
vs. LHP...46 of his 60RBI came off RHP...Made all 127 starts at shortstop and committed just 20 errors (583TC, 20E,
.966fld%)...Best month came in June when he hit .265 (27-102) with 3 2B, 2HR & 18RBI in 26 games...Hit .272 (68-250)
w/runners on base and .275 (36-131) with RISP...Added to the 40-man roster on November 18.
Hit a combined .284 (134-472) in 131 games for A High Desert and A Kinston after being acquired on 6/27...Had 15 2B, 4 3B, 8HR & 60RBI and stole 10 bases...Combined in August/September at Kinston to finish out the season he hit .319 (37-116).
Named to the California League all-star team recording 27 multi-hit games...On DL from 6/25-8/4 with a fractured hamate bone in his left hand...Played in the AZ Fall League after the season...Hit in 19 of 20 games from 4/16-5/10.