Category Archives: Dayton Dragons

Hot Rods, Bees extend winning streaks

The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Burlington Bees won their games Wednesday, extending their winning streaks to eight and seven, respectively. Bowling Green’s 5-4 win gave the team its longest winning streak since notching a franchise-record nine consecutive victories in … Continue reading

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Top Padres prospect to make TinCaps debut tonight

Top San Diego Padres prospect Anderson Espinoza is scheduled to make his Midwest League debut in a road start for the Fort Wayne TinCaps tonight. The right-handed pitcher will face the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, who will counter with RHP Jordan … Continue reading

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Lugnuts no-hit Chiefs, but lose on unearned run

Two Lansing Lugnuts pitchers combined to no-hit the Peoria Chiefs in the second game of a doubleheader Thursday. Normally that would be cause for celebration, but the Lugnuts also managed to lose the game 1-0. Both offenses struggled in the … Continue reading

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Ex-Bees infielder Hosmer named MVP of All-Star Game

Former Burlington Bees first baseman Eric Hosmer was named the Most Valuable Player of this year’s MLB All-Star Game, which was won 4-2 by the American League. The Kansas City Royals star hit a solo homer and singled home another run … Continue reading

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Cubs extend player development contract with South Bend

The South Bend Cubs announced Thursday that their player development contract with the Chicago Cubs has been extended through the 2020 season. That represents a two-year extension of the four-year PDC the two clubs signed in September 2014, when the South Bend … Continue reading

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First-half playoff berths determined on final day of half

The fourth and final playoff team from the first half was determined Sunday, as were the playoff berths that each team claimed. Although three playoff teams were determined Saturday, the final day of the first half held the drama of … Continue reading

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Ex-Dragons hurler Mahle pitches FSL no-hitter

Former Dayton Dragons hurler Tyler Mahle pitched a nine-inning no-hitter for the Daytona Tortugas on Monday. The Cincinnati Reds prospect struck out six and walked none in Daytona’s 4-0 win over the Jupiter Hammerheads. He allowed only one baserunner, who reached … Continue reading

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Ex-River Bandits pitcher Mengden makes MLB debut

Former Quad Cities River Bandits pitcher Daniel Mengden made his major-league debut for the Oakland Athletics on Saturday, taking the loss despite giving up only two runs. Mengden allowed six hits and four walks in 5.2 innings. He struck out five … Continue reading

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A look at the 2016 Midwest League All-Star pitchers

The 2016 Midwest League All-Star Game rosters were released this week. In previous posts, I wrote about the starting position players and the reserve position-players. This post is about the All-Star pitchers. (Make sure to read all the way to … Continue reading

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