Category Archives: Dayton Dragons

Guide to the 2018 Midwest League coaching staffs

As spring training gets underway this week, you may be thinking ahead to the Midwest League season and wondering who the coaches for each team will be. Here are links to my posts about all of them: Beloit Snappers Bowling … Continue reading

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Two ex-Midwest Leaguers involved in A’s-Royals trade

The Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics recently completed a four-player trade involving two former Midwest Leaguers. The Royals acquired right-handed pitchers Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer in exchange for left-handed pitcher Ryan Buchter, designated hitter/first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss, … Continue reading

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Dayton Dragons announce 2018 coaching staff

The Dayton Dragons, Midwest League affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, announced its 2018 coaching staff Tuesday. Luis Bolivar is returning for a second season as Dayton’s manager, with two of his three coaches from last year also coming back. In … Continue reading

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Reinaldo Ruiz returning as Hot Rods manager

The Tampa Bay Rays announced Wednesday that Reinaldo Ruiz will return as manager of the Bowling Green Hot Rods this coming season. It will be Ruiz’s fourth season at the helm of the Hot Rods, and his ninth year as … Continue reading

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Three former Snappers among ex-MWLers traded last week

Three former Beloit Snappers players were traded in three different transactions last week. Two of the trades happened on Monday, Nov. 20. The New York Yankees traded RHP Ronald Herrera to the Texas Rangers for LHP Reiver Sanmartin, and the Oakland … Continue reading

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