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Dragons Welcome Two Former MLB All-Stars as Part of 2022 Coaching Staff

Bryan LaHair to become 11th Manager in Dragons History; Juan Samuel Also Joins Coaching Staff
January 12, 2022

Dayton, Ohio—The Dayton Dragons announced their 2022 coaching staff today, as assigned by the Cincinnati Reds. Bryan LaHair—Manager Juan Samuel—Bench Coach Brian Garman—Pitching Coach Daryle Ward—Hitting Coach LaHair and Samuel will be new members of the Dragons coaching staff in 2022, while Garman and Ward return to the club after

Registration Underway for National Anthem Tryouts

January 10, 2022

DAYTON, OHIO – A traditional sign that baseball season is just around the corner in the Miami Valley is National Anthem Tryouts, presented by the Dayton Daily News. Auditions for this summer’s national anthem performers will be VIRTUAL on the Dragons website. Audition videos, which are being accepted in lieu

50/50 Raffle Raises over $14,000 for Hannah's Treasure Chest

Dragons Foundation, Day Air Credit Union Partner in Effort
December 16, 2021

DAYTON, OHIO --- The Dayton Dragons Foundation and Day Air Credit Union announced today that $14,303.50 will be presented to Hannah’s Treasure Chest after completion of a special holiday online 50/50 raffle. The 50/50 raffle began on November 29 and continued until December 9. A total of $28,607 was generated

Dragons Organization Excited for Start of 2022 Season on April 8

December 7, 2021

DAYTON, OH —The Dayton Dragons continue to work with excitement toward their 22nd season in professional baseball as they prepare for opening night on April 8, 2022. The Dragons will host the Fort Wayne TinCaps at Day Air Ballpark in the start to a 132-game season that will include 66

Reds Top Prospect List from Baseball America includes Present and Future Dragons

December 3, 2021

DAYTON, OH —Baseball America, the trade publication for Minor League Baseball, has announced its annual list of top-10 prospects in the Cincinnati Reds organization. Selection to the top-10 prospect list is a notable achievement for any player among the approximately 175 minor leaguers in the Reds system. Three players included

Dragons Announce Holiday “50/50 Raffle”

Presented by Day Air Credit Union Benefitting Hannah’s Treasure Chest
November 30, 2021

DAYTON, OHIO --- The Dayton Dragons Foundation has launched a special online 50/50 raffle presented by Day Air Credit Union, with proceeds benefitting Hannah’s Treasure Chest. Starting Monday, November 29 through Thursday, December 9, one lucky fan will win 50% of the jackpot. The other half of the net proceeds

Dragons Home Run Challenge Presented by Lexus of Dayton Raises More Than $17,000 for the Dayton Foodbank

October 26, 2021

As the Dayton Dragons entered the 2021 season, the organization developed a goal of doing more than saying “thank you” to the community. The Dragons organization felt that it was important to express its appreciation with action. Fans throughout the region had provided an overwhelming outpouring of love and support

Dragons to Conduct Auditions for Green Team, Other On-Field Entertainment Positions

October 12, 2021

DAYTON, OH —The Dayton Dragons are conducting auditions for several professional entertainment positions with the team. The Dragons are holding auditions for the “Green Team,” on-field entertainment hosts, and mascot performers for the 2022 season. The Dragons are seeking fun, energetic, and enthusiastic performers for these positions. What is the

2021 Dragon Graham Ashcraft Named Reds Pitching Prospect of the Year by MLB.com

Former Dragons on MLB Playoff Clubs
October 4, 2021

Dayton, Ohio—Graham Ashcraft, a member of the 2021 Dayton Dragons, has been selected by MLB.com as the Cincinnati Reds Minor League Pitching Prospect of the Year. Ashcraft made 22 starts in the Reds organization in 2021 as he opened the season with the Dragons before being promoted to Double-A Chattanooga

Dragons Win Season Finale, Sweep Series with Fort Wayne

Dragons Finish in Tie for First Place but Miss Playoffs
September 19, 2021

Dragons 5, Fort Wayne 3 Click here for the box score Dayton, Ohio—Juan Martinez blasted a three-run home run and Matt McLain connected on a two-run inside-the-park homer as the Dayton Dragons defeated the Fort Wayne TinCaps 5-3 on Sunday afternoon. The game was the season finale for both clubs.

Dragons Win 8-5 but See Playoff Hopes End

Dayton Earns Fifth Straight Win, Will Try for Sweep on Sunday
September 18, 2021

Dragons 8, Fort Wayne 5 Click here for the box score Dayton, Ohio—Mariel Bautista hit a three-run home run and Allan Cerda added a two-run double to lead the Dayton Dragons to an 8-5 victory over the Fort Wayne TinCaps on Saturday. The win was the Dragons fifth straight to

Dragons Win Fourth Straight, Stay Alive in Playoff Race

September 17, 2021

Dragons 8, Fort Wayne 4 Click here for the box score Dayton, Ohio—Carson Spiers fired five scoreless innings and Michael Siani collected two hits and two runs batted in as the Dayton Dragons defeated the Fort Wayne TinCaps 8-4 on Friday night. The Dragons have won the first four games

Dragons on TV Saturday & Sunday on Dayton's CW

2021 Game Broadcasts Presented by AES Ohio
September 17, 2021

DAYTON, OHIO—Dayton Dragons games on Saturday, September 18; and Sunday, September 19 will be televised live from Day Air Ballpark on Dayton’s CW. On both dates, the Dragons will battle the Fort Wayne TinCaps, the High-A affiliates of the San Diego Padres. These are the final two games of the

Johnson's Hit Lifts Dragons to Extra Inning Win

Dragons Rally in 10th after Losing Big Lead in 9th
September 16, 2021

Dragons 6, Fort Wayne 5 (10 innings) Click here for the box score Dayton, Ohio—Pinch hitter Ivan Johnson lined a hit into the right field corner to drive in Michael Siani from second base with the winning run with no outs in the 10th inning as the Dayton Dragons defeated

Dragons Win 9-2, Guarantee Winning Record in 2021

McLain, McGarry Hit Home Runs for Dragons
September 15, 2021

Dragons 9, Fort Wayne 2 Click here for the box score Dayton, Ohio—Matt McLain and Alex McGarry blasted home runs and five Dayton pitchers combined on a four-hitter as the Dragons defeated the Fort Wayne TinCaps 9-2 on Wednesday night. A crowd of 6,037 was in attendance at Day Air