Category Archives: Dayton Dragons

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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South Bend, Fort Wayne streaks reach 10 games

Indiana’s two Midwest League teams are heading in different directions these days, as the South Bend Silver Hawks won their 10th consecutive game and the Fort Wayne TinCaps lost their 10th straight game Tuesday. The Silver Hawks beat the Dragons … Continue reading

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Dayton Dragons being sold for a record sum

The Dayton Dragons announced this morning that Mandalay Baseball Properties has entered into “a definitive agreement” to sell the team to Palisades Arcadia Baseball, which is led by a trio of Harvard graduates. (You can read their bios in the … Continue reading

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TinCaps set new Parkview Field attendance record

A combination of Social Media Night, Thirsty Thursday, postgame fireworks and Jake the Diamond Dog helped draw a record 9,015 fans to Parkview Field to see Thursday night’s game between the Fort Wayne TinCaps and the visiting Dayton Dragons. Thursday’s … Continue reading

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Rogers, Martinez named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 1B Jacob Rogers and Great Lakes Loons RHP Jonathan Martinez were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 16-22 (really June 19-22 because the MWL All-Star break … Continue reading

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First-half playoff teams to be decided this weekend

The last series before the Midwest League All-Star Game begin today, which means the first-half playoff teams will be decided by the end of the weekend. Here’s the playoff picture as it is Friday morning: The Kane County Cougars clinched … Continue reading

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