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Q&A With Jose Diaz

Diaz does have 48 walks this year

When watching Joselo "Jose" Diaz pitch, you will notice two things. First, he has nasty stuff. Second, Diaz is still raw and wild, walking too many batters. But Diaz has the stuff to be a Major League pitcher once he learns to harness his control. Dan sat down with Jose Diaz for a Q&A session before the game Sunday to ask him about his propensity for walks, what it felt like being traded over from the Dodgers, if he would rather start or relieve, and much more.

The starting pitching for the B-Mets continues to impress. One of the most pleasant surprises has been Jose Diaz. Diaz, along with Kyle Strayhorn and Victor Diaz, came over from the Dodgers in the Jeremy Burnitz trade. Diaz has thrown 4 wild pitches and leads the team in walks but he is effectively wild. He throws in the mid 90's so his wildness keeps hitters from digging in too deep. His walks... Recommended Stories