Category Archives: Dayton Dragons

Snowbound stadiums of the Midwest League, Feb. 2015 edition

For baseball fans, there’s a warm feeling associated with the start of spring training. But for those of us in the Midwest, single-digit temperatures and wind chills in the negative teens serve as a not-so-subtle reminder that it is still … Continue reading

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Dodgers announce new Loons manager

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that former Baltimore Orioles outfielder Luis Matos will manage the Great Lakes Loons this year. From the Loons’ press release: Matos fills the vacancy left when Bill Haselman, the Loons manager in 2014 , … Continue reading

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Reds add Corky Miller to Dragons coaching staff

The Dayton Dragons recently announced that former Cincinnati Reds catcher Corky Miller was added to the team’s coaching staff for the 2015 season. The Reds fan favorite joins manager Jose Nieves, pitching coach Tom Browning and hitting coach Luis Bolivar on … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Baseball Solstice by reading this post

Welcome to my penultimate post of 2014! I decided to celebrate the Baseball Solstice by writing two blog posts today; this is the first one. Yes, in addition to today being New Year’s Eve, it’s the Baseball Solstice, too! The term … Continue reading

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Chad Tracy to manage Bees in 2015

Chad Tracy — son of former major-league manager Jim Tracy, not the former MLB infielder — will manage the Burlington Bees in 2015, the Los Angeles Angels announced Tuesday. Burlington is the first managerial assignment for Tracy, who played nine years in the minor … Continue reading

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Former Dragon Gregorius traded to Yankees in 3-team trade

Former Midwest Leaguers Didi Gregorius and Domingo Leyba were among the four players swapped as part of a three-team trade involving the New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers and Arizona Diamondbacks today. Gregorius goes from Arizona to New York, where he … Continue reading

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Nieves to return as Dragons manager in 2015

Jose Nieves will return for a third season as manager of the Dayton Dragons in 2015, the team announced today. It will be his sixth as a skipper in the Cincinnati Reds organization. In 2013, the Dragons went 65-73 and set … Continue reading

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