DAYTON, OHIO—Dayton Dragons games this weekend will be televised live from Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District on Dayton’s CW. Games on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 will be televised. Saturday’s telecast begins at 7:00 p.m. while the Sunday telecast will begin at
DAYTON, OHIO—Dayton Dragons games this weekend will be televised live from Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District on Dayton’s CW. Games on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 will be televised. Saturday’s telecast begins at 7:00 p.m. while the Sunday telecast will begin at 1:00 p.m. On both days, the Dragons will battle the Peoria Chiefs, the High-A affiliates of the St. Louis Cardinals.
These games are part of a 25-game Dragons television package in 2022.
All Dragons television broadcasts are presented by AES Ohio. All games will be broadcast live and in high definition on the following outlets:
- Over the air Channel 26.1
- Spectrum Channels 13 and 1013
- Direct TV and DISH Network Channel 26.
Dayton’s CW reaches approximately 500,000 households and over 1.2 million potential viewers in a 10-county area.
Dragons Director of Broadcasting Tom Nichols will handle the play-by-play. University of Dayton head baseball coach Jayson King will provide commentary.
All broadcasts include the performing of the national anthem by local singers, groups, and musicians. Velocity will perform the national anthem on Saturday with Brandon Harvey set to perform on Sunday.
Tom Nichols is in his 15th year with the Dragons and 35th year in Minor League Baseball. He has broadcast over 4,000 minor league games since beginning his career in 1988 and has worked at every level of the minor leagues. He is a Ball State University graduate and a native of Muncie, Indiana, where he was inducted into the Delaware County Athletics Hall-of-Fame in 2009.
Jayson King completed his fifth season as the head coach of University of Dayton Baseball in 2022. King was most recently the Associate Head Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Army after spending the previous 18 seasons as head coach at NCAA Division II Franklin Pierce. King earned the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Northeast Region Coach of the Year honor on seven occasions, most recently in 2016. He was also selected the Division II Coach of the Year by the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) seven times. In his time at Franklin Pierce, 25 of his student-athletes were drafted in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The Westminster, Mass., native also has experience with USA Baseball, serving as an advisory staff member and an assistant coach for the 18U National Team. King also coached in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League as well as working a season with the Lowell Spinners, the short-season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
Dragons 2022 Television Broadcast Schedule (remaining games)
August 6, 7:00 p.m. vs. Peoria
August 7, 1:00 p.m. vs. Peoria
August 13, 7:00 p.m. vs. Lansing
August 14, 1:00 p.m. vs. Lansing
Sept. 3, 7:00 p.m. vs. Cedar Rapids
Sept. 4, 1:00 p.m. vs. Cedar Rapids
More Information:_ The Dayton Dragons are the affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds and play a 66-game home schedule at beautiful Day Air Ballpark_ in the heart of the Water Street District. Individuals and groups seeking information about Dayton Dragons group tickets, lawn tickets, the season ticket wait list, sponsorship opportunities or booking a Dragons speaker are encouraged to contact the Dragons by calling at (937) 228-2287, emailing at [email protected], or on the web at daytondragons.com.