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Grizzlies SS Adael Amador Named California League Player of the Week For April 25 - May 1

Amador blasted four homers and batted .423 over six games at Stockton
May 2, 2022

Fresno, CA – Fresno Grizzlies shortstop and Colorado Rockies #10 prospect Adael Amador was acknowledged by Minor League Baseball as the California League Player of the Week for April 26 - May 1. The 19-year oldʼs impressive series in Stockton helped the Grizzlies sweep the Ports, extending Fresnoʼs win streak

Fresno, CA – Fresno Grizzlies shortstop and Colorado Rockies #10 prospect Adael Amador was acknowledged by Minor League Baseball as the California League Player of the Week for April 26 - May 1. The 19-year oldʼs impressive series in Stockton helped the Grizzlies sweep the Ports, extending Fresnoʼs win streak to six games, a season-long.

During the week, Amador went 11-for-26 (.423) with four homers, two doubles, seven RBI, eight runs, and four walks over six games. Amador was a perfect 5-for-5 when leading off, clobbering two clouts, smoking a pair of doubles, scoring all six times and walking once. In the first three games of the series, Amador powered four longballs, which included two leadoff shots. Amador went deep in three consecutive contests, the most since Colin Simpson did it in four straight games last year from July 9-14, in Stockton and San Jose. Overall, Amador enjoyed a trio of multi-hit games and a pair of multi-RBI and run contests at Banner Island Ballpark.

As of today, Amador ranks in the Top 10 in nine California League offensive categories. Amador ranks first in homers (6), first in total bases (51), first in hits (28), second in OPS (1.117), second in slugging percentage (.654), tied for second in extra base hits (11), fourth in batting average (.359), fourth in OBP (.463) and eighth in walks (16) among all qualified hitters.

Fresno starts a six-game series tomorrow morning against the Modesto Nuts at Chukchansi Park. Single-game tickets for the rest of the year, as well as Full, Half and Flex Season Ticket plans, are on sale now. For more information on the 2022 season, please visit fresnogrizzlies.com or contact the club by calling (559) 320-8497.

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ABOUT THE FRESNO GRIZZLIES

The Fresno Grizzlies are the reigning Low-A West regular-season champions and a proud affiliate of the Colorado Rockies organization. The team plays at Chukchansi Park in Downtown Fresno, which is also a year-round community venue that hosts a myriad of other special events including concerts, high school sporting events, and over 100 non-profit community events annually. The 2022 season will mark the teamʼs 20th year in Downtown Fresno and 24th baseball season since their inception in 1998.