11/09/2008 - College PREP - Fresno, CA Ricky is a young SS with a solid average body that does show projection as it continues to physically mature. Foot speed is near above average and he utilizes his feet well in coming to get ground balls in the infield. Glove action is soft and sure in making all the plays. He centers balls and gets rid of the baseball through a quick transfer. Arm strength is near above average and would benefit from a strict long toss program to aid in developing more arm strength. Actions in the infield are more suited for 2B at the present time. At the plate, Diaz has near above average ability and power. He loads well and shows solid balance throughout his swing. He has quick hands that generate plus bat speed displaying a solid feel for the barrel. Ricky has a lot of potential and with 2 years to further develop, has the makings to be a solid collegiate player.