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Dayton Dragons GameDay Notes for Saturday

August 17, 2019 - Midwest League (MWL) - Dayton Dragons News Release

Saturday, August 17, 2019 l Game # 54 (124)

Cooley Law School Stadium l Lansing, Mich. l 7:05 p.m.

Radio: Fox Sports 980 WONE

Dayton Dragons (22-31, 50-73) at Lansing Lugnuts (28-25, 60-62)

RH Eduardo Salazar (5-3, 4.52) vs. RH Cobi Johnson (2-6, 4.39)

Today's Game: The Dayton Dragons (affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) meet the Lansing Lugnuts (affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays) in the first game of a four-game series.

Last Game: Friday: Bowling Green 5, Dayton 1. The Hot Rods won two-of-three in the series, taking the second and third games by the identical score. Chris Betts hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning as Bowling Green turned a 1-0 advantage into a 5-0 lead with four runs in the inning. The Dragons only run came on a run-scoring single by Miles Gordon. The Dragons scored just two runs in the 27 innings of the series that did not begin with a free runner at second base.

Individual Notes

Morgan Lofstrom over his last eight games is batting .360 with one home run and seven runs batted in.

Matt Pidich over his last 26 games: 1.39 ERA, 45.1 IP, 29 H, 15 R, 7 ER, 14 BB, 50 SO.

Upcoming Probable Pitchers (Game times are Dayton time) (All games on WONE 980 AM and www.daytondragons.com)

Sunday, August 18 (1:05 p.m.): Dayton RH Jhon De Jesus (2-13, 5.08) at Lansing RH Sean Wymer (7-11, 5.75)

Monday, August 19 (7:05 p.m.): Dayton RH Adrian Rodriguez (5-2, 3.67) at Lansing RH Fitz Stadler (4-6, 4.84)

Tuesday, August 20 (12:05 p.m.): Dayton RH Lyon Richardson (2-9, 4.54) at Lansing RH Troy Watson (6-4, 3.32)


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