Dragons staff is announced

From a Dayton Dragons press release: DAYTON, OH —The Dayton Dragons announced their 2012 coaching staff today, as assigned by the Cincinnati Reds. Manager Delino DeShields, who guided the Dragons to a franchise-record 83 victories in 2011, will return for his second season in Dayton. Hitting coach Alex Pelaez, who helped the offense to a … Continue reading


How about some Dragons news?

From today’s DDN, some interesting tidbits about Cincinnati’s low-A affiliate, the Dayton Dragons: A feistier approach is only one way in which DeShields should stand apart from Todd Benzinger, who was not asked back by the Cincinnati Reds after two seasons. Unlike Benzinger, DeShields sees managing in Dayton as a means to an end. He … Continue reading

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This Day in Reds History: Fred Hutchinson Resigns; the Reds Score Seven in the Third

October 19, 1964: Reds Manager Fred Hutchinson resigns his post citing his poor health. His last public appearance had been on his 45th birthday, August 12, of that season where he was presented a 500# birthday cake and gifts. By that time, Hutchinson had lost 25 pounds suffering from cancer. He died on November 12 … Continue reading