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Dayton Dragons GameDay Notes for Sunday, August 18

August 18, 2019 - Midwest League (MWL) - Dayton Dragons News Release

Sunday, August 18, 2019 l Game # 55 (125)

Cooley Law School Stadium l Lansing, Mich. l 1:05 p.m.

Radio: Fox Sports 980 WONE

Dayton Dragons (23-31, 51-73) at Lansing Lugnuts (28-26, 60-63)

RH Jhon De Jesus (2-13, 5.08) vs. RH Sean Wymer (7-11, 5.75)

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

Last Game: Saturday: Dayton 6, Lansing 0. Eduardo Salazar and Eddy Demurias combined on a five-hit shutout and Juan Martinez hit a two-run home run. The biggest play of the game might have been a spectacular leaping catch in center field by Michael Siani that saved two runs in the third inning and allowed the Dragons to hold a 1-0 lead. Miguel Hernandez had three hits including a triple for the Dragons. Lansing had only one hit after the third inning.

Team Notes

- The Dragons are 2-2 on the current seven-game road trip, posting a 1.70 ERA. In two of the four games, Dragons pitchers have not allowed a run over the first nine innings.

- The Dragons are 3-8 with men in scoring position in the current series at Lansing. They went 3-24 in those situations in each of the last two series (vs. Lansing; at Bowling Green).

Morgan Lofstrom over his last nine games is batting .367 with one home run and eight runs batted in.

Miguel Hernandez is 5 for 12 (.417) with a double and triple on the current road trip (4 games).

Juan Martinez over his last three games is 4 for 12 (.333) with two home runs and a double, a .917 slugging percentage.

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

Eddy Demurias over his last three games: 0.00 ERA, 8 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 SO.

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

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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