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Four Former Dragons Added to Reds 40-Man Roster

November 16, 2022

Dayton, Ohio—Four former Dayton Dragons players were added to the 40-man roster of the Cincinnati Reds for the first time on Tuesday evening, as announced by the Reds. Former Dragons added to the Reds 40-man roster (listed with their season/s with the Dragons): Elly De La Cruz, shortstop (2022) Noelvi

Dragons Veteran Salute Program, presented by CareSource, Continues in 2023

November 10, 2022

DAYTON, OHIO – The Dayton Dragons and CareSource, a nonprofit multistate health plan, are continuing their commitment for the Dayton Dragons Veteran Salute program, presented by CareSource. The program is an extension of CareSource's commitment to improve the lives of complex populations including veterans and their families through innovative programs

Elly De La Cruz Selected as Midwest League's Top Prospect and All-Star Shortstop

First Dayton Player Honored as Top MWL Prospect Since Austin Kearns in 2000
November 9, 2022

Dayton, Ohio—Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced its official 2022 Midwest League Full-Season All-Star Team and player awards, and Dayton Dragons shortstop Elly De La Cruz received a pair of big honors. De La Cruz was named the league’s “Top MLB Prospect” and was also named as the MWL’s all-star

Dragons to Conduct Auditions for Green Team, Mascot Performers, & On-Field Hosts

November 7, 2022

DAYTON, OHIO—The Dayton Dragons are conducting auditions for several professional entertainment positions with the team. The Dragons are holding auditions for the “Green Team,” on-field entertainment hosts, and mascot performers for the 2023 season. The Dragons are seeking fun, energetic, and enthusiastic performers for these positions. What is the Green

Dragons Off-Season Player News & Notes

October 19, 2022

DAYTON, OHIO—The Dayton Dragons organization is already hard at work in preparation for their 23rd season in the Midwest League. The Dragons 2023 home opening night at Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District is set for Tuesday, April 11 when the Dragons host the Great

Dragons Announce Home Game Times for 2023 Season

October 13, 2022

DAYTON, OHIO- The Dayton Dragons today announced game times for their 66-game home schedule in 2023 at Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District. The list of dates and opponents was announced in September. Click here to view the Dragons complete 2023 home schedule with start

Dragons Finish #1 in all Minor League Baseball in Attendance Average for 2022 Season

Dragons Rank First Nationally among 120 Clubs at All Levels
October 10, 2022

Dayton, Ohio—The Dayton Dragons finished first among all 120 Minor League Baseball clubs in attendance average in 2022, ending the season with a final average of 7,935 per home opening. Eight Minor League Baseball (MiLB) clubs finished the year with an average of at least 7,000, topped by the Dragons,

Dragons Named DBJ's "Customer Services Business of the Year" Honoree

October 7, 2022

For the third time, Dragons unsurpassed customer service recognized by the Miami Valley. The Dayton Dragons have been selected as a 2022 honoree for the "Customer Service Business of the Year" by the Dayton Business Journal. Honorees are selected by the Dayton Business Journal’s Editorial Board, as well as, invited

Dragons 2022 Organizational and Team Review

September 28, 2022

Click here to view the full Dragons 2022 Season Review with photos The summary at the link above provides a comprehensive review of the season from an organizational and team perspective. A few of the many items covered in this review include: Community Support and Involvement at New Levels in

2022 Autographed, Game-Worn Jerseys for more than 30 Dragons Players and Coaches Available in On-Line Auction

September 28, 2022

Dayton, Ohio—Autographed, game-worn jerseys for more than 30 Dayton Dragons players and coaches from the 2022 season are available in an on-line auction starting today and continuing until 10:00 a.m. on October 7. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Dragons Foundation, which provides the financial support for the many

Elly De La Cruz Named Reds Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America

September 20, 2022

Dayton, Ohio—Elly De La Cruz, who spent the majority of the 2022 season with the Dayton Dragons, has been selected as the Cincinnati Reds Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America. This is the first of what is expected to be many honors and awards for De La

Day Air Credit Union to Host College Prep Night at Day Air Ballpark

September 14, 2022

Dayton, Ohio – The Dayton Dragons and Day Air Credit Union will hold College Prep Night, a FREE educational event for prospective college students, at Day Air Ballpark on Wednesday, September 28 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. College Prep Night is a one-stop college resource event to guide prospective

Dragons Announce 2023 Schedule

September 13, 2022

DAYTON, OHIO—The Dayton Dragons today announced their game schedule for the 2023 season, the Dragons 23rd year of professional baseball. The Dragons 2023 home opening night at Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District is set for Tuesday, April 11 when the Dragons host the Great

Dragons Season Finale Rained-Out in Lansing

September 11, 2022

Lansing, Mich.—The Midwest League game between the Dayton Dragons and Lansing Lugnuts was canceled due to rain on Sunday afternoon at Jackson Field in Lansing, Michigan. The game, the 2022 season finale, will not be rescheduled. The Dragons finished the season with a record of 67-61, their second straight year

Dragons Winning Streak is Snapped in Lansing Despite Hendrick's Home Run

September 10, 2022

Lansing 9, Dragons 5 Click here * for the box score* Lansing (R-H-E): 9-12-0; Dayton (R-H-E): 5-7-0 Win: Jack Owen (6-1); Loss: Miguel Medrano (2-5); Save: None HR: Dayton: Austin Hendrick (14th, 1 on base in ninth inning). HR: Lansing: Lawrence Butler, 2 (10th, 1 on base in fourth inning;

Dragons Hit Five Home Runs in 8-4 Victory at Lansing

Hinds Blasts 474' Homer, Believed to be Dragons Longest of 2022
September 9, 2022

Dragons 8, Lansing 4 Click here * for the box score* Dayton (R-H-E): 8-9-0; Lansing (R-H-E): 4-5-4 Win: James Marinan (3-3); Loss: Kyle Virbitsky (2-3); Save: None HR: Dayton: Rece Hinds (10th, 0 on base in first inning); Austin Hendrick (13th, 0 on base in sixth inning); Jose Torres (13th,

Big Night for Dragons Pitchers as Dayton Tops Lansing, 3-1

September 8, 2022

Dragons 3, Lansing 1 Click here \ for the box score** Dayton (R-H-E): 3-6-2; Lansing (R-H-E): 1-6-1 Win: Braxton Roxby (3-0); Loss: Brock Whittlesey (3-2); Save: Vin Timpanelli (2) HR: Dayton: Tyler Callihan (4th, 0 on base in fourth inning). HR: Lansing: None Lansing, Mich.—Four Dayton pitchers combined to allow

Dragons Battle Back to Edge Lansing 5-4, Clinch Winning Record for Second Straight Season

September 7, 2022

Dragons 5, Lansing 4 Click here * for the box score* Dayton (R-H-E): 5-6-0; Lansing (R-H-E): 4-13-0 Win: Thomas Farr (4-6); Loss: Mac Lardner (2-4); Save: Donovan Benoit (13) HR: Dayton: None; HR: Lansing: Brayan Buelvas (7th, 1 on base in ninth inning). Lansing, Mich.—Justice Thompson delivered a game-tying two-run

Dragons Break Season Home Run Record but Fall to Lansing 6-2

September 6, 2022

Lansing 6, Dragons 2 Click here * for the box score* Lansing (R-H-E): 6-11-1; * Dayton* (R-H-E): 2-9-1 Win: Angelo Infante (4-2); Loss: Javi Rivera (1-1); Save: None HR: Dayton: Noelvi Marte (4th, 0 on base in third inning); Michel Triana (6th, 0 on base in ninth inning). HR: Lansing:

Dragons Tyler Callihan Wins MWL Player of the Week Award

September 6, 2022

DAYTON, OHIO—Dayton Dragons infielder Tyler Callihan has been named the Midwest League Player of the Week for the week of August 29-September 4. Callihan played in all six games during the week. He batted .458 (11 for 24) with two home runs, one triple, two doubles, and eight RBI. Callihan

Dragons Sweep Doubleheader, Complete Home Schedule with 9th Win in Last 10 Games

September 4, 2022

Dragons 8, Cedar Rapids 7 (Game 1) Dragons 7, Cedar Rapids 0 (Game 2) Game 1 Click here * for the box score* Dayton (R-H-E): 8-10-1; Cedar Rapids (R-H-E): 7-8-2 Win: Miguel Medrano (2-4); Loss: Sean Mooney (2-3); Save: Donovan Benoit (12) HR: Dayton: Tyler Callihan (3rd, 2 on base

Dragons Postponed on Saturday

September 3, 2022

Dayton, Ohio—The Dayton Dragons and Cedar Rapids Kernels were postponed by rain on Saturday night at Day Air Ballpark. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday, September 4 at 1:05 p.m. Gates will open at 12:00 noon. The teams will play two seven-inning games

Cedar Rapids has Big First Inning to Hand Dragons 6-4 Loss as Winning Streak Ends

September 2, 2022

Cedar Rapids 6, Dragons 4 Click here * for the box score* Cedar Rapids (R-H-E): 6-7-1; Dayton (R-H-E): 4-9-1 Win: Travis Adams (1-3); Loss: Julian Aguiar (0-1); Save: None HR: Dayton: None; HR: Cedar Rapids: Charles Mack (4th, 1 on base in first inning). Dayton, Ohio—The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored

Dragons Extend Winning Streak to Seven with 6-2 Victory

Strong Pitching Keys Dayton Win
September 1, 2022

Dragons 6, Cedar Rapids 2 Click here * for the box score* Dayton (R-H-E): 6-9-1; Cedar Rapids (R-H-E): 2-5-0 Win: Thomas Farr (3-6); Loss: David Festa (7-3); Save: None HR: Dayton: None; HR: Cedar Rapids: Brooks Lee (3rd, 0 on base in first inning). Dayton, Ohio—Three Dayton pitchers combined to