Ramirez named Batavia Downs POTW

By Rochester Red Wings | September 3, 2012 10:37 AM

Rochester Red Wings outfielder Wilkin Ramirez has been named the Batavia Downs Racetrack and Casino Player of the Week for the period of August 27-Sept. 2. He was also honored as International League Batter of the Week.

Ramirez batted .346 (9-26) with 7 runs scored, 3 doubles, a triple, 3 homers and 9 RBI. Over his last 10 games, Ramirez is hitting .359, including a .339 average for the month of August.

Batavia Downs Racetrack and Batavia Downs Casino present the award each week during the regular season. Batavia Downs Casino is a Video Gaming Center owned and operated by Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation in association with the New York Lottery. Western OTB is a public benefit corporation in the State of New York.

Batavia Downs Casino
The casino has over 600 Video Gaming Machines with over 100 of the most popular game titles. Casino hours of operation are 7 days a week, 9 am - 4 am. The Batavia Downs Casino we Player's Club provides exclusive Players' Club discounts, coupons, invitations, and opportunities for prize giveaways. Click here for more information on the Player's Club.

Batavia Downs Racetrack
Batavia Downs Racetrack, America's oldest lighted harness track, features live races until December 8. There will be Sunday afternoon racing at Batavia Downs in August with a 1:15 p.m. post. Matinees are also scheduled for Labor Day, September 3 and Columbus Day, October 8 also with 1:15 p.m. starts.

Previous winners:
April 5-15: INF Brian Dozier
April 16-22: P Scott Diamond
April 23-29: P Anthony Slama
April 30-May 6: P Anthony Slama
May 7-13: OF Ben Revere
May 14-20: OF Wilkin Ramirez
May 21-27: INF Sean Burroughs
May 28-June 3: INF Chris Parmelee
June 4-10: P Liam Hendriks
June 11-17: OF Matt Carson
June 18-24: RHP Samuel Deduno
June 25-July 1: RHP Esmerling Vazquez
July 2-8: SS Pedro Florimon
July 9-15: RHP Luis Perdomo
July 16-22: RHP Jeff Manship
July 23-29: INF Chris Parmelee
July 30-Aug. 5: INF Chris Parmelee
Aug. 6-12: INF Chris Parmelee
Aug. 13-19: OF Wilkin Ramirez
Aug 20-26: RHP Esmerling Vazquez
Aug. 27-Sept. 2: OF Wilkin Ramirez

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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