Daniel Nevares is one of three Binghamton Bearcats on the 2012 CrackerJacks roster. A native of Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, Nevares signed with Will County on Sept. 29, 2011 and was an integral part of the Bearcats’ success in 2012.
In 2012, Nevares started every game in which he appeared for Binghamton. The 5-10 infielder compiled a .343 batting average, blasted two home runs and drove in 17 runs as well. Nevares led Binghamton in slugging percentage (.462) while racking up 49 hits, including 11 doubles, in 143 at-bats. In addition, Nevares finished with a .962 fielding percentage at second base.
Nevares’ accomplishments during his 2012 sophomore season came a year after starting all 45 games at second base for Binghamton during his rookie campaign in 2011. He started all 23 America East Conference games and racked up nine multi-hit games for the Bearcats. Nevares finished 2011 with 34 hits, 16 RBIs and 14 walks.
Nevares was a three-year letterwinner at Montverde Academy High School in Florida. During his senior season in 2010, Nevares was named team captain and garnered Silver Slugger and Most Valuable Player accolades. He compiled a career batting average of .417 and an OPS of 1.306 at Montverde Academy.
Born in October 1992, Nevares is the son of Abdon and Gladys Nevares.