Rochester Red Wings infielder Deibinson Romero has been named the Batavia Downs Gaming and Racetrack Player of the Week for the period of June 9-15.
For the week, Romero batted .381 (8-for-21) with 3 runs scored, 3 doubles, and 2 RBI. Affter going 1-for-5 Sunday, he now has a hit in 16 of his last 19 games, hitting .348 (24-for-69) with 6 doubles, one home run and 10 RBI. Over his last 18 games at Frontier Field, he's batting, .356 (26-for-73) with 7 2B, 3B, 3 HR, 10 R, and 14 RBI.
More on Romero:
Is in his 10th pro season -- all in the Twins system after signing as an undrafted free agent 7/21/04... Entering 2014, has hit 43 of his career 70 home runs in the last 3 seasons with New Britain & Rochester...Career .265 hitter with 70 HR and 413 RBI in 740 games in the minor leagues.
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 2-8: INF Brad Nelson
June 9-15: INF Deibinson Romero
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