July 9, 1975 |
San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
Alejandro Diaz (previously known as Alejandro Quezada; born July 9, 1975 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic) is a former professional baseball player. He is the first person to transfer from Nippon Professional Baseball to Major League Baseball through the posting system.
Diaz played for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp in 1998. Prior to the 1999 season, Diaz was posted by Hiroshima to the Cincinnati Reds. He signed a minor league contract with Cincinnati. Diaz played in the Reds' minor league system through 2003, without reaching the major leagues.