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Dayton Dragons GameDay Notes for Wednesday (7:05 PM Game)

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August 3, 2022 – Midwest League (MWL)Dayton Dragons News Release

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 l Game # 96 (30)

Day Air Ballpark l Dayton, Ohio l 7:05 p.m.

Radio: Fox Sports 980 WONE

Peoria Chiefs (14-17, 42-55) at Dayton Dragons (9-20, 48-47)

RH Inohan Paniagua (0-0, 0.00) vs. RH Christian Roa (3-3, 4.20)


Today’s Game: The Dayton Dragons (affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) host the Peoria Chiefs (affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals) at Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District. This is the second game of a six-game series. Season Series: Peoria 1, Dayton 0.

Last Game: Tuesday: Peoria 8, Dayton 3. The Chiefs built a 6-0 lead by the middle of the third inning and held off the Dragons the rest of the night. Dayton collected four hits including doubles by Tyler Callihan, Jose Torres, and Justice Thompson. The Dragons bullpen combined for five scoreless innings.

Welcome Aboard: The Dragons have received blue-chip prospect Noelvi Marte, who was acquired from the Seattle Mariners in the trade involving MLB all-star Luis Castillo. MLB.com has slotted Marte as the Reds #1 prospect, while Baseball America has him ranked #2, behind Elly De La Cruz. Marte had been with High-A Everett, batting .275 with 15 home runs and 55 RBI. He is a 20-year-old native of the Dominican Republic

The Dayton bullpen has not allowed a run over the last four games covering 19.2 innings.

Dayton has hit 112 home runs, the most they have hit in a season since 2017. The Dragons are on a pace to hit 153 on the year (130-game season). The club record is 144 in 2001 in a 139-game season.

J.V. Martinez over his last 10 games is batting .333 (12 for 36) with five doubles and a home run.

Quincy McAfee over his last seven games is batting .292 (7 for 24) with two home runs.

Tyler Callihan over his last seven games is batting .296 (8 for 27) with three doubles.

Joe Boyle has an opponent’s batting average of .098 with an earned run average of 1.97 for the year.

Donovan Benoit over his last four appearances has not allowed a run (7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 11 SO).

Myles Gayman over his 13 appearances since May 26 has posted a 2.30 ERA (27.1 IP, 18 H, 7 R, 6 BB, 29 SO).

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

Thursday, August 4 (7:05 p.m.): Peoria RH Wilfredo Pereira (6-4, 3.86) at Dayton RH Thomas Farr (0-6, 5.74)

Friday, August 5 (7:05 p.m.): Peoria RH Zane Mills (2-5, 5.02) at Dayton RH Joe Boyle (3-4, 1.97)

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