Diaz (hand) was officially placed on the injured list Tuesday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports. The move is an expected one, as manager Dusty Baker said Sunday that Diaz would miss 6-to-8 weeks with a broken hand, an injury he suffered after getting hit by a pitch Saturday against the Blue Jays. Michael Brantley (hamstring) was activated off the injured list in a corresponding move.
Astros manager Dusty Baker said Sunday that Diaz will be sidelined for approximately 6-to-8 weeks due to a fractured left hand, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports. Diaz left Saturday's game against Toronto in the fourth inning after being hit by a pitch on the hand. Original reports indicated that he only suffered a contusion, but follow-up tests revealed structural damage to his hand. According to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com, Diaz will meet a hand specialist later this week, when a determination could be made regarding whether surgery will be necessary. Either way, the utility man looks destined to be sidelined through the All-Star break while he recovers from the injury. Houston is expected to officially move Diaz to the 10-day injured list ahead of Tuesday's series opener in Boston.
Diaz (hand) is not in the starting lineup Sunday against Toronto, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports. Diaz left Saturday's game after being hit by a pitch in the fourth inning and was later diagnosed with a left hand contusion. With left-hander Steven Matz starting for the Blue Jays, it's fair to think Diaz would have found his way into the lineup if he was fully healthy, so it appears that the hand issue is bothering him to some extent. It's unclear if the utility man could be available off the bench in the series finale.
Diaz was diagnosed with a left hand contusion after leaving Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports. Diaz was hit by a pitch in the top of the fourth inning and was immediately removed from the contest. He'll undergo X-rays after the game to help determine the extent of his injury.
Diaz left Saturday's game after getting hit by a pitch on his left hand, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports. Chas McCormick entered the game to replace Diaz, who had gone 8-for-21 in his last five games. More news about Diaz' condition should become available after Saturday's game.