Dragons Press Box Notes for July 12

(Nick Falzerano)

By Dayton Dragons | July 12, 2017 10:28 AM ET

Dragons GameDay

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 l Game # 80 (20)

Fifth Third Field l Dayton, Ohio l 7:00 p.m.

Radio: Fox Sports 980 WONE

Dayton Dragons (6-13, 47-43) at Clinton Lumber Kings (6-13, 37-49)  

RH Tony Santillan (5-4, 2.70) vs. RH Robert Dugger (3-1, 2.10)

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Individual Notes

  •  Jose Siri is batting .337 with 13 home runs over his last 42 games (since May 21), raising his average from .218 to .280 and his slugging percentage from .303 to .492. Siri's .656 slugging percentage since May 21 ranks second in the MWL and fifth among all players in full-season leagues in Minor League Baseball. His 13 home runs since May 21 is tied for first among all Single-A players and his .337 batting average is fourth among all Single-A players.
  • Jose Siri has a current 18-game hitting streak (third longest in team history), batting .341 with eight home runs.
  • Taylor Trammell is batting .400 (20 for 50) over his last 13 games with a grand slam homer.
  • Bruce Yari is batting .318 (14 for 44) over his last 12 games with one home run.

Team Notes

  • The Dragons have scored 70 runs in their 12 second half home games (5.8 runs per game), but they have been held to 16 runs in their seven second half road games (2.3 runs per game). They are 5-7 at home in the half; 1-6 on the road.
  • The Dragons are 30-18 at Fifth Third Field; 17-24 on the road. They are 5-15 on the road since May 21.
  • The Dragons have allowed three runs or less in nearly half of their games (44 times in 89 games). They are 36-8 in those games. 
  • With 97 stolen bases, the Dragons rank second in the Midwest League. The Dragons lead the league lead in most times caught stealing with 48.
  • The Dragons are 41-16 when scoring at least four runs in a game

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

Thursday, July 13 (7:30 p.m.): Dayton RH Andrew Jordan (3-6, 4.80) at Clinton RH Ljay Newsome (4-8, 5.07)

Friday, July 14 (7:30 p.m.): Dayton RH Matt Blandino (1-2, 4.40) at Clinton LH Danny Garcia (6-5, 5.47)

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