Yennsy Manuel Diaz...Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays as an international free agent on July 3, 2014...Favourite player growing up was Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez.
Recalled from Double-A New Hampshire on Aug. 3 and made his MLB debut as a reliever the following day in Baltimore (0.2 IP, 1H, 2ER, 4BB)...Optioned on Aug. 5 and was recalled again on Sept. 25 but did not make another big-league appearance...Went 11-9 with a 3.74 ERA in 26 games (24 starts) for the Fisher Cats...Among Eastern League pitchers, ranked T-3rd in wins (11), 5th in innings pitched (144.1) and T-9th in strikeouts (116)...Threw 8.0 innings on June 16 at Richmond, the longest outing of his professional career (6H, 1R, 0ER, 2BB, 4K).
Started the season with Class-A Lansing ... Went 5-1 with a 2.08 ERA and a .135 opponents' batting average across nine starts with the Lugnuts ... Was named Midwest League Player of the Month for April, going 3-0 with a 0.31 ERA (1 ER/28.2 IP) over five starts ... Earned a promotion to Advanced-A Dunedin on May 22 ... Played in 18 games (16 starts) for the D-Jays and posted a 5-4 record with a 3.52 ERA... Struck out 83 batters across 99.2 innings of work (1.19 WHIP) ... Was added to Toronto's 40-man roster after the season to protect him from the Rule 5 Draft.