Nelson Prada

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Nelson Prada

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 200 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Nelson Prada played in the Minnesota Twins organization from 1995 to 1998, hitting .247 in 135 games. In 1995, he batted .269/~.296/.346 as the most-used catcher in a rotation of three backstops for the GCL Twins. In 1996, Prada produced at a .243/~.273/.375 clip in increased action for the GCL Twins. During 1997, Nelson backed up Chad Moeller on the Fort Wayne Wizards. Prada played 29 games and hit .245/~.267/.388. In 1998, the 22-year-old was with the Fort Myers Miracle, backing up Moeller and Matt LeCroy. In 41 games, he hit .241/~.262/.308.

He was a coach for the GCL Twins in 2004, Lakewood BlueClaws in 2015-2017, and Reading Fightin Phils in 2019. He was scheduled to be a coach for Reading in 2020 before the season was cancelled due to Covid-19. Prada was hitting coach for the DSL Marlins in 2021.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2005 GCL Twins Gulf Coast League 28-26 4th (t) Minnesota Twins
2006 GCL Twins Gulf Coast League 26-27 7th Minnesota Twins
2007 GCL Twins Gulf Coast League 37-19 3rd Minnesota Twins Lost in 1st round
2008 Beloit Snappers Midwest League 71-67 8th Minnesota Twins
2009 Beloit Snappers Midwest League 57-83 13th Minnesota Twins
2010 Beloit Snappers Midwest League 71-65 7th Minnesota Twins
2011 Beloit Snappers Midwest League 69-69 8th Minnesota Twins
2012 Beloit Snappers Midwest League 77-63 4th Minnesota Twins Lost in 1st round
2013 Williamsport Crosscutters New York-Penn League 37-38 9th Philadelphia Phillies
2014 Clearwater Threshers Florida State League 49-89 12th Philadelphia Phillies
2018 GCL Phillies West Gulf Coast League 30-24 6th (t) Philadelphia Phillies
2022 DSL Marlins Dominican Summer League Miami Marlins

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