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