Pitcher Dillon Gee has been named the Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel Player of the Week for July 10-16.
Gee tossed 7.0 scoreless innings and didn't allow a runner to reach second base as Rochester beat Lehigh Valley 4-1 Saturday night. Gee surrendered just four hits and one walk while striking out four, to run his shutout stretch to 15.0 innings over three starts with the Red Wings.
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Signed a minor league deal with the Twins June 22 after pitching with the Rangers and their Triple-A Round Rock club earlier this season....48-41 MLB record with Mets, Royals, Rangers...originally selected by the New York Mets in the 21st round (663rd overall) of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Texas-Arlington.
Stats: Dillon Gee player page
Batavia Downs Racetrack and Batavia Downs Gaming recognize the Red Wings Player of the Week each week during the regular season. Batavia Downs Gaming 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 Gaming and Hotel
Batavia Downs has nearly 800 Video Gaming Machines with over 100 of the most popular game titles. Hours of operation are 7 days a week, 8 am - 4 am. The Batavia Downs Gaming Player's Club provides exclusive Players' Club discounts, coupons, invitations, and opportunities for prize giveaways.
Dining choices include Fortune's, Thurman Thomas's 34 Rush Sports Bar, Homestretch Grill and the Clubhouse & Rail Bar; click here for dining menus.
The all new Hotel at Batavia Downs offers luxury guest rooms and suites, free breakfast, and much much more...some rooms overlook the track. Click here for The Hotel at Batavis Downs website.
Batavia Downs Racetrack
Batavia Downs Racetrack, America's oldest lighted harness track, features live races beginning July 26 until December 16. There will be Sunday afternoon racing at Batavia Downs from July 30 through August 27 with a 1:15 p.m. post. Matinees are also scheduled for Labor Day September 4 and Columbus Day, October 9 also with 1:15 p.m. starts. Click here for this season's race schedule.
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2017 Player of the Week winners:
April 6-16: P Jose Berrios
April 17-23: P Jason Wheeler
April 24-30: P Jose Berrios
May 1-7: C John Ryan Murphy
May 8-14: OF Zack Granite
May 15-21: P Alan Busenitz
May 22-28: INF/OF Niko Goodrum
May 29-June 4: INF/OF Niko Goodrum
June 5-11: P Nik Turley
June 12-18: OF Zack Granite
June 19-25: C Mitch Garver
June 26-July 2: P David Hurlbut
July 3-9: C Mitch Garver
July 10-16: P Dillon Gee
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.