6' 4" / 195
|Birthdate:||1/21/1987 (34 y, 2 m, 23 d)|
|Drafted:||2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 30, Pick: 19, Overall: 923, Team: Philadelphia Phillies|
Reported as the pre-2021 value.
8 years and 50 days days of service time.
Reported as the pre-2021 season number of waiver options remaining.
RotoWire News: Diekman is likely to remain in his customary setup role during the prolonged absence of closer Trevor Rosenthal following surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports. "It's not ideal to use Jake in the ninth inning," manager Bob Melvin said. "A lot of times, his spot comes up before that in the eighth." (4/9/2021)