Friday, August 14, 2015 l Game # 117 (47)
Fifth Third Field l Dayton, Ohio l 7:07 p.m.
TV: WHIO 7.2 (23, 372) l Radio: Fox Sports 980 WONE
Burlington Bees (16-30, 51-64) at Dayton Dragons (20-26, 59-57)
RH Michael Bolasky (8-8, 4.07) vs. RH Wyatt Strahan (6-9, 2.86)
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Today’s Game: The Dayton Dragons (affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) meet the Burlington Bees (affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels) in the first game of a three-game set.
- Dragons right fielder Aristides Aquino had an outfield assist in each of the three games in the series with Peoria.
- Shed Long had two hits in each game of the Peoria series, going 6 for 14.
- Avain Rachal has a seven-game hitting streak, going 12 for 25 (.480) with a home run.
- Tyler Mahle over his last nine starts: 5-1, 1.38 ERA, 52 IP, 8 ER. Mahle was Midwest League Pitcher of the Month for July (4-0, 0.58, 5 GS).
- Wyatt Strahan over his last nine starts: 58 IP, 18 R, 15 ER, 2.33 ERA, but with a 1-5 record (two 1-0 losses).
- Mike Sullivan over his last six relief appearances: 12.1 IP, 1 R, 1 BB, 17 SO.
- Brennan Bernardino over his last four relief appearances: 6.1 IP, 0 R.
- Jeremy Kivel over his last three relief appearances: 6.1 IP, 0 R.
- The Dragons are 36-22 (.621) at home but 23-35 (.397) on the road.
- The Dragons had scored just five runs over their last five games (two shutouts, two games with one run, one game with three runs) before scoring six runs last night (all scored in their final three offensive innings).
- The Dragons are batting .259 at home; .235 on the road. The team ERA at home is 2.87. It is 3.91 on the road.
- The Dragons are 40-23 when allowing no unearned runs; 12-11 when allowing one unearned run; 7-23 when allowing two or more U-ER.
Upcoming Probable Pitchers (All game times are Dayton time) (All games on WONE 980 AM and www.daytondragons.com)
Saturday, August 15 (7:00 p.m.): Burlington RH Keynan Middleton (5-8, 4.49) at Dayton RH Tejay Antone (6-9, 2.93)
Sunday, August 16 (2:00 p.m.): Burlington RH Justin Anderson (7-8, 3.21) at Dayton RH Jake Paulson (5-4, 2.83)