Outfielder Zack Granite has been named the Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel Player of the Week for May 8-14.
For the week, Granite batted .280 (7-for-25) with two runs scored, an RBI, and three stolen bases. He spent the first month of the season on the disabled list, and has now hit in five of the seven games he has played since joining the Wings on May 7.
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In his fifth professional season after being selected in the 14th round of the 2013 Draft out of Seton Hall University...Won the Sherry Robertson Award as Twins Minor League Player of the Year in 2016...named MiLB.com Organizational All-Star and Southern League post-season All-Star...Tied for the minor league lead with 56 stolen bases in 2016...was 56-for-70 in steal attempts (80%).
Stats: Zack Granite player page
Video: Zack Granite video highlights from MiLB.TV
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
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