Category Archives: Dayton Dragons

Loons’ De Leon strikes out 14 in win over TinCaps

Great Lakes Loons RHP Jose De Leon struck out 14 batters, including nine in a row, in his team’s 5-1 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps on Tuesday. It was only his second start since being promoted from the rookie-league Ogden Raptors … Continue reading

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Garrett, O’Neill named MWL players of the week

Dayton Dragons LHP Amir Garrett and Clinton LumberKings OF Tyler O’Neill respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of August 11-17. Garrett pitched a seven-inning shutout against the Lake County Captains … Continue reading

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Flooded dugouts force players to sit in stands

Two days after a Thursday rainout created a Friday doubleheader in Bowling Green, rainfall forced the Hot Rods and visiting Dayton Dragons into an unusual situation for Saturday’s game. “After torrential rain earlier in the day flooded both dugouts, the teams were seated … Continue reading

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Midwest League alumni report — August 6, 2014

Tuesday was an eventful day for Midwest League alumni. Some hit notable homers, others made memorable pitching performances … and one made a return appearance in the Midwest League on a rehab assignment. Two players of recent Midwest League vintage, Javier … Continue reading

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Midwest League news and notes for Monday, July 28

My drive home from Cooperstown began today, and I’m tired after a long day, but because I’m dedicated to bringing you the latest Midwest League news — even when I’m on vacation — here are links to some MWL stories of note from … Continue reading

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Dragons rally late to beat Snappers 6-5

The Dayton Dragons rallied for five runs in the top of the 8th inning Friday to beat the Beloit Snappers 6-5 and complete a three-game sweep on the road. The Dragons sent 10 batters to the plate in that frame, … Continue reading

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Candelario, Weller named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 3B Jeimer Candelario and South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blayne Weller respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 7-13. During that period, Candelario played in seven … Continue reading

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Velazquez ties MiLB record; TinCaps snap losing streak

It took him until his last at-bat, but South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez extended his on-base streak to 71 consecutive games Saturday, tying the minor-league record set by Kevin Millar in 1997 and matched by Kevin Youkilis in … Continue reading

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South Bend’s Blayne Weller no-hits Dayton

In terms of audience reach, South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blayne Weller couldn’t have picked a much bigger minor-league stage on which to throw the game of his life. Weller no-hit the Dayton Dragons in a game televised nationally Thursday on … Continue reading

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