The Rockies have never had a catcher selected for the All-Star Game. Zero for 30.
Could Elias Diaz be the man to change that equation?
“Wow! Good question,” Diaz said, his eyes brightening at the thought. “For every player in the major leagues that is the dream. Everybody wants to play in the All-Star Game. I don’t know if I’ll make it but I’ll continue to play hard and we’ll see what happens.”
It’s only mid-May, so we’re a long way away from the Midsummer Classic. But through the first six weeks of the season, Diaz, 32, has been the Rockies’ best everyday player, as well as one of the best catchers in the majors.
“The thing about Elias is that he’s so capable and so willing,” manager Bud Black said. “He’s strong as a bull and he wants to play every day….
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