Sunday, August 16, 2015 l Game # 119 (49)
Fifth Third Field l Dayton, Ohio l 2:00 p.m.
Radio: Fox Sports 980 WONE
Burlington Bees (16-32, 51-66) at Dayton Dragons (22-26, 61-57)
RH Justin Anderson (7-8, 3.21) vs. RH Jake Paulson (5-4, 2.83)
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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 last game of a three-game set. The Dragons need a win to complete a sweep of the series.
Last Game: Dayton 6, Burlington 4 (10 innings). Highlights: Aristides Aquino belted a 10th inning “walk-off” home run to lift the Dragons to a 6-4 win.
- Shed Long has hit safely in seven straight games, going 11 for 29, .379.
- Avain Rachal is batting .452 over his last nine games, going 14 for 31 with a home run.
- Argenis Aldazoro is 5 for 12 (.417) on the current home stand.
- 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 10 starts: 65 IP, 18 R, 15 ER, 2.08 ERA, but with a 2-5 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 five relief appearances: 8.1 IP, 0 R.
- The Dragons are 8-0 in extra inning games at home this season; 1-4 in extras on the road.
- The Dragons have 12 walk-off wins this season. They had nine walk-off wins over the 2013-’14 seasons combined.
- Aristides Aquino’s walk-off home run last night was the Dragons first walk-off homer since July 21, 2013 (Jesse Winker).
- The Dragons are 38-22 (.633) at home but 23-35 (.397) on the road.
- The Dragons are batting .260 at home; .235 on the road. The team ERA at home is 2.81. It is 3.91 on the road.
Upcoming Probable Pitchers (All game times are Dayton time) (All games on WONE 980 AM and www.daytondragons.com)
Monday, August 17: Do Not Play
Tuesday, August 18 (7:05 p.m.): Dayton LH Junior Morillo (3-7, 6.75) at South Bend RH Erick Leal (7-8 4.47)
Wednesday, August 19 (7:05 p.m.): Dayton RH Tyler Mahle (11-6, 2.45) at South Bend RH Trevor Clifton (5-9 4.45)
Thursday, August 20 (7:05 p.m.): Dayton RH Wyatt Strahan (7-9, 2.72) at South Bend LH Tommy Thorpe (4-5 3.33)