Player Spotlight: Angel Diaz

July 2, 2021

The Marlins slugger is back playing baseball in his home County this summer. Diaz graduated from Santaluces in 2018 and is excited to be back playing ball in Palm Beach.

Q: Tell me a little bit about yourself.

A: I was born in Pennsylvania then moved to Florida when I was two. I played 2 years at Pensacola state college, then transferred to Webber International

Q: Why did you choose Webber to play collegiate ball?

I thought it was a good fit since it was closer to home being able to be close to family and its a private business school, letting me be able to peruse something in that general area that interest me

Q: How long have you been playing baseball for?

A: I’ve been playing baseball since I was five and I’m currently 21

Q: What are you studying in school?

A: I study sport business management

Q: How did you find out about the Palm Beach Marlins and why did you want to play with them?

A: I found out about the Marlins from players I grew up with playing ball and I’m able to be home for the summer

Q: What’s are your goals for the season and in the future for you personally?

A: My goal in the future is to finish my last 2 years of baseball strong and to have fun with it. Then continue pursuing something that interests me in sport business management, or even maybe open up my own business.

Q: How would you describe your personality on the field?

A: My personality is quite until you get to know me, I’d say I’m pretty humorous

Q: Who’s your favorite player to watch?

A: My favorite player to watch is Alex Verdugo on the Red Sox