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Einar Antonio Díaz
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 165 lb.
- Debut September 9, 1996
- Final Game September 16, 2006
- Born December 28, 1972 in Chiriqui, Chiriqui, Panama
During the month of July, 2003, playing for the Texas Rangers, Einar Díaz hit .313 with 10 RBI. Diaz was one of the oldest players in the low minors to begin 2007, as the 34-year-old was catching for the A-class Lynchburg Hillcats. He began the year 2 for 23.
In 2009 he was appointed manager of the Bluefield Orioles in the Appalachian League. In 2011 Díaz became a coach for the Bowie BaySox and in 2012 was with the Delmarva Shorebirds. His brother Lino Díaz has also coached and managed in the minors. In 2014, he was appointed assistant hitting coach of the Baltimore Orioles and stayed on the O's coaching staff until the end of the 2018 season. He moved to the Atlanta Braves' chain as coach of the Gwinnett Stripers in 2019. He was scheduled to be the hitting coach of the Mississippi Braves in 2020 before the season was cancelled due to Covid-19.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|2009||Bluefield Orioles||Appalachian League||33-35||5th||Baltimore Orioles|
|2010||Bluefield Orioles||Appalachian League||23-45||10th||Baltimore Orioles|