Category Archives: Dayton Dragons

Former Bees infielder traded to Tigers

Former Burlington Bees second baseman Kody Eaves was traded to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. In return, the Los Angeles Angels received third baseman Jefry Marte, whom Detroit designated for assignment after inking outfielder Justin Upton to a six-year deal. … Continue reading

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Ex-Midwest League pitcher suspended 50 games

Jared Burton, a righty who pitched for the Kane County Cougars and the Dayton Dragons, was given a 50-game suspension Friday after testing positive a second time for a drug of abuse. The veteran reliever is a free agent after … Continue reading

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Former Angels shortstop to manage Dayton Dragons

Former California Angels shortstop Dick Schofield will manage the Dayton Dragons in 2016. This will be Schofield’s third year as a skipper in the Reds organization, after spending the past two seasons managing Cincinnati’s rookie-level affiliate in the Pioneer League, the Billings Mustangs. … Continue reading

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Reds trade former Dragons Chapman and Frazier

The Cincinnati Reds traded hard-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman to the New York Yankees for four minor-leaguers Monday, less than two weeks after sending infielder Todd Frazier to the Chicago White Sox as part of a three-team transaction. Both played for the Dayton … Continue reading

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Cueto agrees to 6-year, $130 million deal with Giants

Former Dayton Dragons pitcher Johnny Cueto has agreed to a six-year deal with the San Francisco Giants, reportedly for $130 million and an opt-out option after the 2017 season. Cueto pitched for Dayton in 2006, going 8-1 with a 2.59 ERA, 82 strikeouts … Continue reading

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Cougars recognized for attendance milestone

News from the Kane County Cougars today: The Kane County Cougars were recognized this week at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Nashville, Tennessee, as the Cougars organization became the first Class-A franchise in Minor League Baseball history to reach 11 … Continue reading

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South Bend Cubs win prestigious MiLB award

The South Bend Cubs will be given Minor League Baseball’s top honor, the John H. Johnson President’s Award, during the Baseball Winter Meetings on Sunday, Dec. 6, in Nashville, Tenn. The team is the 42nd recipient of the annual award, and … Continue reading

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