Dragons Press Box Notes for July 14

(Nick Falzerano)

By Tom Nichols / Dayton Dragons | July 14, 2017 2:52 PM ET

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Friday, July 14, 2017 l Game # 92 (22)

Ashford University Field l Clinton, Iowa l 7:30 p.m.

Radio: Fox Sports 980 WONE


Dayton Dragons (7-14, 48-43) at Clinton Lumber Kings (7-14, 38-50)  

RH Matt Blandino (1-2, 4.40) at Clinton RH Ljay Newsome (4-8, 5.07)

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Today's Game: The Dayton Dragons (affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) meet the Clinton Lumber Kings (affiliate of the Seattle Mariners) in the rubber match of a three-game series. 

Siri and the Club Record: Jose Siri has a current 20-game hitting streak, matching the club record set by Carlos Mendez in 2009. Siri is batting .344 with nine home runs during the streak. This is the longest hitting streak in the Midwest League this season.                    

Individual Notes

  • Jose Siri is batting .339 with 14 home runs over his last 44 games (since May 21), raising his average from .218 to .284 and his slugging percentage from .303 to .502. Siri's .667 slugging percentage since May 21 ranks second in the MWL and third among all players in full-season leagues in Minor League Baseball. His 14 home runs since May 21 is first among all Single-A players tied for third in the Minor Leagues. His .339 batting average is fourth among all Single-A players.
  • Taylor Trammell  is batting .424 (24 for 57) over his last 15 games with a grand slam homer. He also has an eight-game hitting streak.
  • Bruce Yari  is batting .327 (17 for 52) over his last 14 games with one home run.
  • Tyler Stephenson  is batting .359 over his last 12 games. He has a second half slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS of .880.
  • Scott Moss  leads the Midwest League in wins (10) and strikeouts (115).
  • Jesse Adams  over his last 17 outings: 2-0, 2 Sv, 0.65 ERA, 27.2 IP, 2 R. He has not allowed a run since June 7, with 11 straight scoreless appearances.
  • Joel Kuhnel  has not allowed a run over his last seven appearances covering 10 innings.

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

Saturday, July 15 (7:30 p.m.): Dayton LH Wennington Romero (3-7, 4.60) at Kane County RH Ryan Atkinson (2-5, 3.83)

Sunday, July 16 (2:00 p.m.): Dayton LH Scott Moss (10-5, 3.82) at Kane County TBA

Monday, July 17 (1:00 p.m.): Dayton RH Tony Santillan (5-5, 3.34) at Kane County LH Mack Lemieux (4-3, 5.77)

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