AirHogs' Nicolas Named Batter of the Month

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    Grand Prairie AirHogs

    The Grand Prairie AirHogs proudly announce that 3B Cesar Nicolas has been named the American Association Batter of the Month for July. 

    The 6 foot 4 inch, 230 pound, Miami, Fla., native held a .410 batting average for the month, knocking in 38 RBI, with 43 hits and four homeruns.  Nicolas also held a hefty .638 slugging percentage and .462 on-base-percentage.

    Named to the 2009 South Division All-Star Squad, Cesar was also crowned the Home Run Derby Champion after beating out Pensacola’s Chase Burch prior to the July 21st American Association All-Star Game.

    Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2004, Nicolas played in the D-backs farm system for four seasons prior to joining the AirHogs. In 2008 with the Double-A Mobile BayBears, he appeared in 96 games, and batted .260 with 77 hits and 23 doubles.  Nicolas’ collegiate career was played out at Vanderbilt University.