One of the biggest stories for the Dragons in 2018, and one of the biggest stories in our team’s history, is going to be the arrival of highly touted pitcher Hunter Greene, an 18-year-old phenom from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California. Greene attended the same high school as MLB slugger Giancarlo Stanton, former […]

For the second straight year, the Dayton Dragons finished one victory short of qualifying for the Midwest League playoffs, completing their season with an overall record of 71-68 under third-year manager Jose Nieves.  The 2015 season was the 16th year of operation for the Dragons as they extended their all-time sports record for consecutive sold-out […]

The Dayton Dragons have completed the first 33 games of their 140-game season, posting a record of 18-15.  The Dragons play a split-season format featuring two distinct 70-game championship seasons.  They can qualify for the playoffs by finishing first or second in the eight-team Eastern Division of the Midwest League in either half.  The Dragons are currently tied […]

A few years back, I heard Reds announcer Marty Brennaman say during a game broadcast that someday, he would list his 10 favorite Reds players during his time with the team. His list would not be based on playing skills, but on how well he liked the player as a person. Marty’s list would be […]

On April 9, I will begin my eighth season as the radio and television broadcaster for the Dayton Dragons.  I will also begin my 28th year as a broadcaster in Minor League Baseball, continuing my career that started in 1988 with the Indianapolis Indians. I have been very fortunate to have had the opportunity to […]

This is part three of a recap of the 2014 Dayton Dragons. In part one, we reviewed the seasons of blue-chip pitching prospects Nick Travieso, Amir Garrett, and Sal Romano. In part two, we looked at 2014 first round draft picks Nick Howard and Alex Blandino as well as several “under the radar” prospects. Today, […]

This is part two of a recap of the 2014 Dayton Dragons.  In part one, we reviewed the seasons of blue-chip pitching prospects Nick Travieso, Amir Garrett, and Sal Romano.  Today, we will look at 2014 first round draft picks Nick Howard and Alex Blandino as well as several “under the radar” prospects. For the […]

[We’re really pleased that Tom Nichols, the Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting for the Dayton Dragons, has agreed to write a three-part series reviewing the Dragons’ 2014 season. — Thanks, Tom! — spm] The Dayton Dragons finished the 2014 season with an overall record of 68-70, falling one win short of qualifying for the […]