Evansville Otters Player of the Week: #5 Luis Parache, IF
Date of Birth: 08/04/1989
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 180 lbs
Pro Experience: Rockford RiverHawks
Resides: Corona, Queens, New York
Shortstop Luis Parache joined the Evansville Otters in a trade with Rockford on June 2 and signed with Evansville on June 7, 2012.
This is his second year playing in the Frontier League and sixth year in professional baseball.
Last season, Luis played with the Rockford RiverHawks. He batted .282 in 89 games, with 47 RBIs and 41 runs scored.
Parache was signed by the New York Yankees as a 17 year old.
After playing three seasons with the Yankees team in the Domincan Summer League, Parache made his American baseball debut in 2010 with the Staten Island Yankees, hitting .235 in his only season in the Yankees minor league system.
The Santiago native currently resides in Corona, Queens, New York.