Puerto Rican professional baseball pitcher Edwin Orlando Diáz Laboy, was born on March 22, 1994. He currently plays for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. He had previously featured for the Seattle Mariners from 2016 to 2018, where he made his main league debut in June 2016.
Diaz became the Mariners’ closer two months after making his MLB debut, breaking the club’s previous mark for straight strikeouts. He led the American League in saves in 2018. He was named an All-Star and was voted AL Reliever of the Year. After his remarkable season, the Mariners traded him to the Mets.
In the 2017 World Baseball Classic, Diáz competed for the Puerto Rican national team as a relief pitcher, more especially as a closer. He won a silver medal along with the rest of his teammates after they fell short against the eventual winners the United States.
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Edwin and Nashaly got married in 2019. The athlete and his wife have been together since 2014 and had been dating for more than a decade. They have two children named Gahel and Sebastian.