Victor comes to Bridgeport for his first year in the Atlantic League and 13th of professional baseball. Diaz started the 2013 campaign splitting time with Mexico City and Laguna of the Mexican League. In 26 combined games he batted .304 with four homeruns, five doubles, 17 runs batted in and 18 runs scored.
The 31-year-old was drafted out of Clemete High School by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 37th round of the 2000 MLB June Amateur Draft. In 2003 he was traded along with Kole Strayhorn and Jose Diaz to the New York Mets for Jeromy Burnitz.
In 2004 he made is Big League debut with the Mets, hitting three homeruns in 15 games. He spent 89 games with the Mets in 2005, collecting 12 homeruns, 17 doubles, 38 RBI and scoring 41 runs. Diaz was traded in 2006 to the Texas Rangers for Mike Nickeas. Diaz had 25 RBI and nine homeruns in 37 games with the Rangers in 2007. Overall in the Bigs, Diaz has 24 homeruns, 73 RBI, 25 doubles in 147 games, while hitting .256.