Friday, April 25, 2014, Game # 20
Dow Diamond, Midland, Mich., 6:05 p.m.
Radio: WONE-AM 980
Dayton Dragons (12-7) at Great Lakes Loons (13-7)
RH Nick Travieso (2-0, 1.59) vs. RH Greg Harris (1-1, 4.32)
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Today's Game: The Dayton Dragons (affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) meet the Great Lakes Loons (affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers) in the first game of a three-game series. The Dragons trail the first place Loons by one-half game.
Streaks: The Dragons snapped a three-game losing streak with their win last night. They had won nine of the previous 10 before the losing streak. Great Lakes had won nine of 10 before losing in extra innings last night to Fort Wayne.
- Who's Hot: Beau Amaral is batting .381 over his last nine games, going 16 for 42 with a home run, three doubles, and three triples. He is 10th in the league in batting average for the year at .323 and tied for the league lead in triples with three.
- Pitching: Ismael Guillon leads the Midwest League in opponent's batting average at .116 (8 for 69). He is fourth in ERA at 1.16…Zack Weiss has not allowed a run over five relief outings (11.1 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 13 K)…Alejandro Chacin (11.2 IP) has allowed unearned runs but no earned runs…Scott Brattvet is three for three in save situations and has allowed just one run in 8.1 innings.
- The Dragons team ERA of 2.55 ranks first in the Midwest League. The Dragons team batting average of .225 ranks last in the league.
- Dragons opponents have scored no runs or one run in eight of the 19 games played and two runs or less in 11 of the 19.
Upcoming Probable Pitchers (All game times are Dayton time) (All games on WONE 980 AM and WONE.com)
Saturday, April 26 (6:05 p.m.): Dayton RH Daniel Wright (0-0, 1.69) at Great Lakes RH Jonathan Martinez (3-1, 2.63)
Sunday, April 27 (3:05 p.m.): Dayton RH Sal Romano (2-1, 2.86) at Great Lakes RH Zachary Bird (1-2, 7.36)
Monday, April 28 (7:00 p.m.): Lansing RH Chase De Jong (0-0, 4.61) at Dayton LH Ismael Guillon (1-0, 1.16)
Tuesday, April 29 (7:00 p.m.): Lansing RH Kendall Graveman (2-0, 0.34) at Dayton LH Amir Garrett (0-2, 5.63)
Wednesday, April 30 (7:00 p.m.): Lansing RH Tom Robson at Dayton RH Nick Travieso
Thursday, May 1 (7:07 p.m.): Lansing RH Alberto Tirado at Dayton RH Daniel Wright (TV: WHIO 7.2, TWC 23, 372)