Elephant Rumblings: Jordan Diaz makes MLB debut MLB news roundup


Yet another prospect has made their big league debut with the A’s in 2022, as Jordan Diaz was called up from Vegas to start at first base for Oakland in yesterday’s season series finale against the Astros. The pending promotion was initially reported by Daniel Alvarez-Montes at El Extrabase. The Oakland Athletics are calling-up Colombian-born INF/OF Jordan Díaz from AAA-Las Vegas, sources tell @ElExtrabase. Has a .326/.366/.515/.882 this year in the minors. Los Atléticos de Oakland subieron a Grandes Ligas al INF/OF colombiano, Jordan Díaz. — Daniel Álvarez-Montes (@DanielAlvarezEE) September 17, 2022 Mark Polishuk at MLB Trade Rumors posted a rundown on Jordan’s history and attributes. The 22-year-old signed with the A’s as an international free agent in his teens and has blossomed into a formidable hitter, posting impressive numbers in Double- and Triple-A this season: