December 16, 2012 at 10:41 PM
According to Baseball America, the Red Sox have signed infielder Jonathan Diaz to a minor league contract.
Diaz, 27, was originally drafted in the 12th round of the 2006 amateur draft by the Toronto Blue Jays. In 2012, Diaz spent time with both Double-A New Hampshire and Triple-A Las Vegas, hitting .221/.339/.284 with four home runs and 40 RBI. A utility-man who has played second, short and third, Diaz figures to spend time with both Portland and Pawtucket in 2013.