Former University of Nevada catcher Brett Hayes has been the Pacific Coast League, August 19-25 Player of the Week. Hayes plays for the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Triple A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. He earned Freshman All-America honors playing for the Wolf Pack in 2003 and batted .339 in his three seasons at Nevada.
Hayes hit six home runs and totaled 26 bases to earn the PCL honor. All six home runs came in a four-game series with New Orleans Zephyrs, hitting at least one in each game of the series. He hit two home runs in each of the first two games including a walk-off shot in the 10th inning of the second game. During the week he batted .381 with eight RBI.