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RailCats sign southpaw Carlos Diaz

05/27/2017 1:09 PM -

Contact: Jared Shlensky

GARY, Ind. — The GarySouthShore RailCats announced earlier the signing of left-handed pitcher Carlos Diaz. Diaz pitched for the Tucson Saguaros of the Pecos League last season, finishing 2-0 with a 5.29 ERA in four starts.

Diaz signed with the Cleveland Indians an undrafted free agent on February 27, 2012 out of La Vega, D.R. That summer, Diaz pitched for Indians’ Dominican Summer League team, going 2-5 with a 1.59 ERA in 12 games (11 starts). In 2013, Diaz went 1-2 with a 7.62 ERA in 11 relief appearances for the Arizona League Indians.

Gary and Texas continue their three-game series this afternoon at 3:10 p.m. from U.S. Steel Yard. RHP Charle Rosario (0-1, 6.75) opposes Texas’ RHP Scott Firth (1-0, 0.00) in the middle game of the series.

Saturday’s game features a free magnet schedule giveway to the first 1,000 fans, courtesy of Great Lakes Orthopedics, the first ever Crawfish Fest, presented by Berey Bros., and pregame autographs right when gates open.

Jared Shlensky and Austin Anderson bring you all 100 RailCats games this season on WEFM (95.9 FM) and online at Fans can purchase tickets for RailCats home games by calling (219) 882-BALL or online at The RailCats box office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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