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Dragons rally to nip Cubs in series opener Friday, 5-4

May 31, 2019


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South Bend (R-H-E):  4-9-0

Dayton (R-H-E):  5-10-1


Win:  Alexis Diaz (5-2)

Loss:  Brailyn Marquez (3-1)

Save:  Connor Bennett (4)

HRDayton:  None

HRSouth Bend:  None


Dayton, Ohio—Pabel Manzanero and Brian Rey each collected three hits to lead the Dayton Dragons to a come-from-behind 5-4 victory over the South Bend Cubs on Friday night.  A crowd of 8,416 was in attendance at Fifth Third Field.


South Bend scored single runs in each of the first two innings to jump out to a 2-0 lead.  The Dragons battled back to tie the game with two runs in the fourth.  Rey singled with one out, went to third on Manzanero’s ground rule double, and scored on a wild pitch to make it 2-1.  Jay Schuyler followed with a double to left-center field to even the score.

Pabel Manzanero


The Dragons took the lead for good in the fifth.  With two outs and the bases empty, Michael Siani walked and raced to third on Rey’s single to left.  Rey stole second.  Manzanero followed with a ground ball toward the middle.  South Bend shortstop Rafael Narea made a diving try, had the ball briefly, but lost it as he tried to get to his feet.  Siani scored easily from third and Rey raced in from second to give Dayton a 4-2 lead.


The Dragons added an important run in the eighth when Manzanero singled with one out, went to second on a wild pitch, and scored on Schuyler’s second RBI double of the night to make it 5-2.

Brian Rey


In the ninth inning, South Bend collected three singles to bring in one run and put the tying run on first base with one out.  An infield ground out brought in the second run of the inning and advanced the tying run to second with two outs.  South Bend’s Jonathan Sierra lined a hard one-hopper that was fielded by Dayton second baseman Randy Ventura, who threw to first to end the game.


The victory was awarded to Dragons reliever Alexis Diaz (5-2), who pitched three hitless, scoreless innings.  He walked one and struck out three.  Connor Bennett gave up two runs in the ninth but held on for his fourth save.


Dragons starting pitcher James Marinan worked four innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits with two walks and two strikeouts.  Matt Pidich worked a scoreless inning in the eighth to hold the lead.


The Dragons finished with 10 hits.  Along with the three hit nights by Rey and Manzanero, Schuyler had two hits, both doubles.


Notes:  The Dragons are 2-2 on their current six-game homestand.



Griffin Conine leads Lansing to 9-4 Thursday win over Dragons

May 30, 2019


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Lansing (R-H-E):  9-15-2

Dayton (R-H-E):  4-4-1


Win:  Troy Watson (1-0)

Loss:  Jhon De Jesus (1-5)

Save:  None

HRDayton:  Jay Schuyler (2nd, 1 on base in 9th inning).

HRLansing:  Griffin Conine, 2 (1st, 0 on base in 7th inning; 2nd, 1 on base 8th inning); Ryan Gold (2nd, 1 on base in 7th inning).


Dayton, Ohio—Lansing’s Griffin Conine collected four extra base hits including two home runs to lead the Lugnuts to a 9-4 victory over the Dayton Dragons on Thursday night.  The win gave the Lugnuts a series victory as they won two-of-three in the set.


The Lugnuts built a 3-0 lead over the first two innings and then added another run in the top of the fifth to make it 4-0.  The Dragons responded with two runs in the bottom of the fifth when Jay Schuyler reached on an error, went to third on a double by Juan Martinez, and scored on Shard Munroe’s ground out as Martinez went to third.  Miguel Hernandez’s sacrifice fly brought in Martinez to make it 4-2.


But Lansing took a commanding lead with three runs in the top of the seventh, getting a solo home run from Conine and a two-run homer from Ryan Gold to make it 7-2.  Conine added a two-run home run in the eighth to make it 9-2.


The Dragons closed out the scoring with two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning when Pabel Manzanero singled and Schuyler followed with a two-run home run, his second homer of the year, to make it 9-4.


Dragons starting pitcher Jhon De Jesus (1-5) was charged with the loss.  De Jesus was hurt by his own fielding mistake in the first inning when Lansing scored two runs on De Jesus’ error.  De Jesus was charged with four runs (two earned) in four and two-thirds innings of work.  He allowed seven hits and one walk with four strikeouts.  Eduardo Salazar replaced De Jesus and allowed three runs in two and one-third innings, surrendering five hits including two home runs with no walks and two strikeouts.  Eddy Demurias replaced Salazar to start the eighth and worked two innings, allowing two runs on three hits with no walks and three strikeouts.

Griffin Conine


The Dragons finished the night with four hits.  The home run by Schuyler and the double by Martinez were the club’s two extra base hits.


Notes:  Before the game on Thursday, the Dragons received right-handed relief pitcher Adrian Rodriguez from Advanced-A Daytona. Left-handed reliever Jerry D’Andrea was assigned to the Billings roster and headed back to extended spring training in Goodyear, Arizona.  For Rodriguez, it is his third stint with the Dragons in 2019.  He has appeared in eight games with the Dragons, posting a record of 1-2 with a 7.90 earned run average.  With Daytona, Rodriguez pitched in three games with no decisions and an ERA of 8.10. D’Andrea had pitched in 14 games with Dayton, going 0-2 with a 4.43 ERA.



Pitcher’s duel goes to Lugnuts in Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Dayton

May 29, 2019


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Lansing (R-H-E):  3-4-1

Dayton (R-H-E):  1-5-0


Win:  Josh Winckowski (5-2)

Loss:  Ricky Salinas (1-3)

Save:  Cre Finfrock (2)

HRDayton:  None

HRLansing:  Jake Brodt (7th, 1 on base in 6th inning).


Dayton, Ohio—Lansing scored three runs in the sixth inning and three Lugnuts pitchers combined to allow just five hits as they held off the Dayton Dragons 3-1 on Wednesday night at Fifth Third Field.  The two clubs have split the first two games in the series.


The game featured a close pitcher’s duel over the first five innings as Dayton’s Ricky Salinas battled Josh Winckowski.  Neither team could push across a run until the sixth when Lansing’s Reggie Pruitt doubled with one out and scored on a two-out single by Griffin Conine to produce the game’s first run.  Jake Brodt followed with a long home run to left field to make it 3-0.


The Dragons scored their run in the eighth inning when Carlos Rivero tripled into the right field bullpen and scored on Randy Ventura’s sacrifice fly to make it 3-1.  In the bottom of the ninth, the Dragons Juan Martinez walked with two outs to bring the tying run to the plate.  Shard Munroe lined a rocket along the first base line, but Brodt, the Lugnuts first baseman, had him played perfectly and made the catch to end the game.


Salinas was outstanding over his first five innings before running into problems in the sixth.  For the night, Salinas was credited with five and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs on four hits with two walks and five strikeouts.  Carlos Machorro replaced Salinas with two outs in the sixth and retired all seven batters he faced with two strikeouts.  Connor Bennett pitched a perfect ninth inning, notching two strikeouts.


Five different Dayton hitters each had one hit in the game.  Rivero and Morgan Lofstrom each had a triple.  The Dragons were 0 for 6 with runners in scoring position.


Notes:  Brian Rey and Pabel Manzanero each went 0 for 4 for the Dragons and saw their five-game hitting streaks come to an end…Bennett lowered his earned run average for the month of May to 1.98 with his scoreless inning…Dragons relievers have pitched seven and one-third innings in the series and retired all 22 batters they have faced.




Dayton Dragons transactions

May 30, 2019


The Dayton Dragons announced the following roster changes today:


Right-handed pitcher Adrian Rodriguez has been transferred to Dayton from Daytona.


Left-handed pitcher Jerry D’Andrea has been assigned to the Billings roster.


Note that no uniform number has been been assigned to Rodriguez yet.


Dragons bomb 4 homers in 8-1 drubbing of Lansing (Tuesday)

May 28, 2019


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Lansing (R-H-E):  1-5-0

Dayton (R-H-E):  8-13-0


Win:  Connor Curlis (1-1)

Loss:  Cobi Johnson (1-4)

Save:  None

HRDayton:  Pabel Manzanero (6th, 1 on base in 1st inning); Reniel Ozuna (2nd, 1 on base in 5th inning); Brian Rey (4th, 0 on base in 5th inning); Juan Martinez (3rd, 1 on base in 5th inning).

NOTE:  The home runs by Ozuna and Rey were back-to-back.

HRLansing:  Gabriel Moreno (3rd, 0 on base in 2nd inning).


Dayton, Ohio—The Dayton Dragons blasted four home runs including three in the fifth inning, and three Dayton pitchers combined to allow just five hits as the Dragons routed the Lansing Lugnuts 8-1.  The game was the start of a three-game series at Fifth Third Field.


The Dragons matched their season highs for largest victory margin, most hits in a game (13), and most home runs in a game, while establishing a season high for most home runs in an inning.  They also produced back-to-back home runs for the second time in 2019.


The Dragons got the scoring started in the bottom of the first inning when Brian Rey lined a single to left field and Pabel Manzanero followed with a home run off the front of the concessions building beyond the left field fence to make it 2-0.  It was Manzanero’s team-leading sixth homer of the year.


Lansing’s Gabriel Moreno belted a solo home run in the top of the second to pull the Lugnuts to within a run at 2-1.


It was still 2-1 when the Dragons game to bat in the fifth.  Randy Ventura opened the inning with an infield single before Reniel Ozuna belted a home run to left field, his second of the year, to make it 4-1.  Rey then lined a homer to left, his fourth of the season, and third in the last five games.  Ozuna and Rey joined Morgan Lofstrom and Carlos Rivero from May 6 as Dragons with back-to-back home runs.  Two batters later, Juan Martinez came to the plate with a man on base and launched the longest home run of the night, a two-run shot to make it 7-1.  It was Martinez’s third homer of the season.


The Dragons closed out the scoring in the seventh inning on consecutive doubles by Martinez and Lofstrom to make it 8-1.


Dragons starting pitcher Connor Curlis (1-1) worked five strong innings to earn the victory.  He allowed one run on a solo home run.  He gave up five hits with no walks and three strikeouts.  Alexis Diaz replaced Curlis and retired all nine batters he faced, striking out two. Jerry D’Andrea pitched a perfect ninth inning, also striking out two.  Lansing did not have a base runner after the fourth inning as the last 16 Lugnuts batters were retired.  Dragons pitchers did not allow a walk in the game.


Six Dragons hitters each had two hits including Ventura, Ozuna, Rey, Martinez, Lofstrom, and Rivero.  Rey and Manzanero both extended personal hitting streaks to five straight games.


Notes:  Prior to the game, the Dragons activated Diaz and outfielder Shard Munroe from the injured list.  Relief pitcher Andrew McDonald was sent back to extended spring training and outfielder Zeek White was released.




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