Sunday, April 27, 2014, Game # 22
Dow Diamond, Midland, Mich., 3:05 p.m.
Radio: WONE-AM 980
Dayton Dragons (14-7) at Great Lakes Loons (13-9)
RH Sal Romano (2-1, 2.86) vs. RH Zachary Bird (1-2, 7.36)
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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 last game of a three-game series as the Dragons try for the sweep.
Streaks: The Dragons have won three straight while the Loons have lost three.
- Who's Hot: Carlton Daal is batting .389 over his last 10 games, going 14 for 37. He has back-to-back 3-hit games and is now batting .333 to rank seventh in the Midwest League…Sebastian Elizalde is first in the MWL in on-base percentage for the year at .471.
- Pitching: Ismael Guillon leads the Midwest League in opponent's batting average at .116 (8 for 69). He is fifth in ERA at 1.16…Nick Travieso is tied for sixth in the league in ERA at 1.23 and has an active streak of 13 straight scoreless innings…Daniel Wright is ninth in ERA at 1.62…Zack Weiss has not allowed a run over six relief outings (12.1 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 14 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 9.1 innings.
- The win last night allowed the Dragons to remain in first place. They lead South Bend by one-half game and Great Lakes by 1.5 games.
- The Dragons are 3-3 on the current seven-game road trip that concludes today.
- The Dragons have played only three of their 21 games against teams who currently have a losing record.
- The Dragons team ERA of 2.45 ranks first in the Midwest League. The Dragons have allowed a total of five runs over the last four games.
Upcoming Probable Pitchers (All game times are Dayton time) (All games on WONE 980 AM and WONE.com)
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 (0-3, 9.53) at Dayton RH Nick Travieso (3-0, 1.23)
Thursday, May 1 (7:07 p.m.): Lansing RH Alberto Tirado (0-0, 3.60) at Dayton RH Daniel Wright (1-0, 1.62) (TV: WHIO 7.2, TWC 23, 372)