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Yandy Diaz has a minor wrist injury

Hey that could have been a lot worse.

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Cleveland Indians prospect Yandy Diaz’s Winter League season may be over. A pair of tweets from Diaz’s VWL team, Leones del Caracas, suggest the 25-year-old is returning to Cleveland, possibly for an injury evaluation.

The first tweet translates roughly to “According to Alfredo Pedrique, manager of Caracas, the team is aware of the possibility of Cleveland taking Yandi Diaz to U” through Google translate, while the second states “Alfredo [is aware of] the possibility of Cleveland taking Yandi Diaz to USA due to injury.”

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That’s a lot better than what it could have been. At least he’s not seriously injured, or worse, about to be traded.

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Diaz last played on December 8 when he was pinch-hit for in the fourth inning — he has not taken the field since. Prior to that, though, Diaz was tearing up the Venezuelan Winter League to the tune of a .357/.433/.491 slash in 29 games. Diaz has also popped up in trade rumors recently as a player that other teams are targeting off the Indians.

(h/t @JL_Baseball)