Dragons Press Box Notes for April 24

By Dayton Dragons | April 24, 2014 11:14 AM ET

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Thursday, April 24, 2014, Game # 19

Four Winds Field, South Bend, Ind., 7:05 p.m.

Radio: WONE-AM 980


Dayton Dragons (11-7) at South Bend Silver Hawks (12-7)

LH Amir Garrett (0-2, 7.36) vs. RH Bradin Shipley (1-0, 0.00)

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Today's Game: The Dayton Dragons (affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) meet the South Bend Silver Hawks (affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks) in the last game of a four-game series.

Streaks:  South Bend has won eight straight games. The Dragons have lost three straight after winning nine of the previous 10.

Individual Notes

  • Who's Hot: Tanner Rahier is 6 for 18 (.333) over his last five games with three doubles and a home run…Beau Amaral is batting .368 over his last eight games, going 14 for 38 with a home run, three doubles, and two triples…Carlton Daal is batting .333 over his last seven games, going 8 for 24.
  • 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 (9.2 IP) has allowed unearned runs but no earned runs...Layne Somsen allowed his first run of 2014 last night in his sixth relief appearance (10.1 IP, 6 H, 17 K).

Team Notes

  • The Dragons have lost three consecutive games for the first time this season.
  • The Dragons team ERA of 2.64 ranks first in the league in team pitching.

Upcoming Probable Pitchers (All game times are Dayton time) (All games on WONE 980 AM and WONE.com)

Friday, April 25 (6:05 p.m.): Dayton RH Nick Travieso (2-0, 1.59) at Great Lakes RH Greg Harris (1-1, 4.32)

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)

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