Diaz signs two-year deal with Pirates
Former Brave Matt Diaz has landed a two-year deal with the Pirates. Financial terms were unknown.
The Phillies, D-Backs and Dodgers were among the many teams who showed strong interest in Diaz, who ultimately chose to go with the opportunity to pursue the regular role the Pirates have projected for him.
Diaz batted .305 with an .815 OPS during his five-season stint in Atlanta. He has hit .335 and produced a .533 slugging percentage in his career against left-handed pitchers.