Category Archives: Dayton Dragons

Guide to the 2017 Midwest League coaching staffs

As the start of the 2017 Midwest League season draws near, you may be wondering who the coaches are for each team this year. Here are links to my posts about all of them: Beloit Snappers pitching coach rest of … Continue reading

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Bolivar promoted to manager of Dayton Dragons

Luis Bolivar, who served as hitting coach for the Dayton Dragons the past three seasons, will manage the Midwest League team in 2017, the Cincinnati Reds announced Thursday. It is Bolivar’s first regular-season assignment as a manager, though the former … Continue reading

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Encarnacion agrees to 3-year, $60M deal with Indians

Former Dayton Dragons infielder Edwin Encarnacion reportedly has agreed to a three-year, $60 million deal with the Cleveland Indians. The deal reportedly includes a club option for a fourth year that would pay the slugger an additional $20 million. Encarnacion … Continue reading

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Dodgers re-sign three significant ex-Midwest Leaguers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have re-signed three former Midwest Leaguers of note: closer Kenley Jansen, third baseman Justin Turner, and starting pitcher Rich Hill. Jansen signed a five-year, $80 million deal with the team on Monday. He was a catcher … Continue reading

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Braves acquire former top Mariners prospect Alex Jackson

The Seattle Mariners continued to stay active in the trade market Monday, sending former top prospect Alex Jackson and a player to be named later to the Atlanta Braves for pitching prospects Max Povse and Rob Whalen. Despite being the No. … Continue reading

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