Dragons GameDaySaturday, May 11, 2019 l Game # 35Fifth Third Field l Dayton, Ohio l 7:08 p.m.TV: Dayton's CW (26) l Radio: Fox Sports 980 WONEBurlington Bees (21-14) at Dayton Dragons (12-22) RH Cristopher Molina (1-1, 1.61) vs. RH Lyon Richardson (0-3, 5.47)Click Here for the complete Press Box Notes packetToday's
Saturday, May 11, 2019 l Game # 35
Fifth Third Field l Dayton, Ohio l 7:08 p.m.
TV: Dayton's CW (26) l Radio: Fox Sports 980 WONE
Burlington Bees (21-14) at Dayton Dragons (12-22)
RH Cristopher Molina (1-1, 1.61) vs. RH Lyon Richardson (0-3, 5.47)
Click Here for the complete Press Box Notes packet
Today's Game: The Dayton Dragons (affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) meet the Burlington Bees (affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels) in the last game of a three-game series. This is the final game of 12 straight contests against West Division opponents for Dayton. They are 4-7 against the West. The Dragons are 2-3 on their current six-game home stand.
Streaks: The Dragons have lost two straight games after winning four of the previous six.
Last Game: Friday: Burlington 9, Dayton 4. The Bees battled back from a 4-1 deficit after one inning to score eight unanswered runs and win their second straight game in the series. In a baseball oddity, the first batter of the game for both teams hit a lead-off home run in the first inning. Jordyn Adams hit the second pitch of the game for a homer for Burlington, and Shard Munroe hit one to lead off the bottom of the first for Dayton. Miguel Hernandez led a six-hit Dayton attack with a triple, double, and three RBI.
- -The Dragons need a win tonight to avoid their first home series sweep since they lost three straight to Peoria, May 10-12, 2018.
- -The Dragons have committed just five errors in their last 11 games (no more than one in any game).
- -The Dragons are 7-1 when holding the opponent to three runs or less.
Upcoming Probable Pitchers (Game times are Dayton time) (All games on WONE 980 AM and www.daytondragons.com)
- - Mariel Bautista is 6 for 18 (.333) with a home run and three runs batted in on the current home stand (five games).
- - Dragons shortstop Miguel Hernandez has committed just one error since April 15 covering 19 games.
Sunday, May 12: Do Not Play
Monday, May 13 (6:05 p.m.): Dayton RH Jared Solomon
(0-2, 4.07) at Great Lakes TBA
Tuesday, May 14 (6:05 p.m.): Dayton RH Ricky Salinas
(1-0, 4.85) at Great Lakes TBA
Wednesday, May 15 (10:35 a.m.): Dayton TBA at Great Lakes TBA