Rochester Red Wings infielder Brad Nelson has been named the Batavia Downs Gaming and Racetrack Player of the Week for the period of June 2-8.
For the week, Nelson batted .444 (12-for-27) with a homer, six RBI, six runs scored and three walks. He had a six-game hitting streak end on Sunday, and has collected multiple hits in seven of his last 15 games.
More on Nelson:
Is in his 14th pro season & first with the Twins organization after signing as a minor-league free agent on 2/16/14…was originally drafted by the Brewers in the 4th round of 2001 draft out of High School…Entered 2014 with 201 Minor League home runs, including four seasons of 20 or more homers.
Batavia Downs Racetrack and Batavia Downs Gaming present the award 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
Batavia Downs has over 785 Video Gaming Machines with over 100 of the most popular game titles. Dining choices include Fortuna's, Thurman Thomas's 34 Rush Sports Bar, Homestretch Grill and the Clubhouse & Rail Bar; click here for dining menus. 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.
Batavia Downs Racetrack
Batavia Downs Racetrack, America's oldest lighted harness track, features live races beginning July 23 until December 6. There will be Sunday afternoon racing at Batavia Downs from July 27 through August 31 with a 1:15 p.m. post. Matinees are also scheduled for Labor Day, September 1 and Columbus Day, October 13 also with 1:15 p.m. starts.
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April 3-13: INF James Beresford
April 14-20: INF/OF Chris Parmelee
April 21-27: P Yohan Pino
April 28-May 4: P Yohan Pino
May 5-11: INF James Beresford
May 12-18: P Kris Johnson
May 19-25: OF Oswaldo Arcia
May 26-June 1: P Trevor May
June 2-9: INF Brad Nelson
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