Dragons Press Box Notes for May 13

By Dayton Dragons | May 13, 2017 12:43 PM ET

Dragons GameDay

Saturday, May 13, 2017 l Game # 36

Fifth Third Field l Dayton, Ohio l 7:07 p.m.

TV: Dayton CW (26) l Radio: Fox Sports 980 WONE

 Quad Cities River Bandits (16-17) at Dayton Dragons (24-11)

LH Ryan Hartman (3-1, 3.51) vs. RH Tony Santillan (2-2, 3.55)


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Today's Game: The Dayton Dragons (affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) meet the Quad Cities River Bandits (affiliate of the Houston Astros) in the last game of a three-game series. 

Streaks: Dayton has won eight of their last nine games and 13 of their last 15.

Standings: The Dragons are in first place in the East Division of the Midwest League, leading West Michigan by one game and South Bend by one and one-half games. The Dragons have held at least a share of first place in the East Division for 27 of the last 30 days. 

Individual Notes

  • Luis Gonzalez has hit safely in seven straight games, going 12 for 24, (.500) with a home run. 
  • John Sansone has 19 RBI in his last 19 games. He is tied for the league lead in RBI (27). He has hit two home runs on this homestand. 
  • Dayton reliever Aaron Fossas has allowed only two runs this season in 10 relief appearances covering 23.2 innings for a 0.76 ERA.   
  • Scott Moss leads the Midwest League in strikeouts with 51. 

Team Notes

  • The Dragons have the most victories (24) in all of Minor League Baseball (120 teams currently in their seasons). Ironically, three of the top seven win totals belong to teams in the MWL East Division.
  • The Dragons have won 13 of their last 15 games. In the 13 wins, they have outscored their opponents 74-19. 

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

Monday, May 15 (7:05 p.m.): Dayton LH Scott Moss (4-1, 2.50) at South Bend RH Tyson Miller (1-0, 1.93)

Tuesday, May 16 (10:35 a.m.): Dayton LH Wennington Romero (3-0, 2.15) at South Bend LH Bryan Hudson (0-1, 5.21)

Wednesday, May 17 (10:35 a.m.): Dayton LH Max Wotell (0-0, 6.00) at South Bend LH Manuel Rondon (4-1, 4.91)

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