Archive for 'Dayton Dragons Baseball'



Posted on 03. Apr, 2009 by .


As I talked about yesterday, the Cincinnati Reds play an exhibition game on Saturday at Fifth Third Field in Dayton, Ohio against a team made up of the Reds top prospects in the minor leagues.  Above is a picture of the jersey that the players on the “Futures” team will be wearing.  The back will […]

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Posted on 02. Apr, 2009 by .


For the first time in the history of the organization, the Cincinnati Reds will play two exhibition games against a collection of players made up from its own minor league system. Listed as a “Futures” game, the final 25 man roster will travel first to Carolina, then to Dayton to play a game against all […]

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2009 by .


Although spring training is not fully complete, it is time for me to head back north to prepare for the minor league season.  At Fifth Third Field in Dayton, we will be hosting a Future Stars game, between the Cincinnati Reds Major League Club and a collection of “Futures” from the minor league system, made […]

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Posted on 25. Mar, 2009 by .


In the first round of the 2007 MLB First Year Player Draft, the Cincinnati Reds selected High School Catcher Devin Mesoraco 15th overall.  Upon signing, Mesoraco was assigned to the Gulf Coast League where he struggled with injuries during the short rookie league schedule.  In 2008, 30 games into the minor league season, Mesoraco was […]

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Posted on 11. Mar, 2009 by .


A very important part of a baseball players development takes place in the minor league system with minor league spring training and then the season.  It is never known how long a player will spend in the minors before getting a “cup of coffee” in the show, and a large number of them will not […]

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2009 by .


I wanted to share a funny story with you that just happened.  I stayed the night in Clearwater last night following the game because Dunedin, where I am going today, is so close.  I decided to go out for a run this morning to take in the good weather and get a nice sweat going.  […]

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Posted on 06. Feb, 2009 by .


Links On the right side of the page you will see a category called “blogroll.”    This is a section where I have added a few of my favorite sites that I frequently visit and think that you might enjoy also.  Just click on the link it should direct you directly to the page.  Below I […]

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Posted on 04. Feb, 2009 by .


Welcome to and thanks for visiting my new site. I have tossed around the idea of starting my own website with a running blog for quite some time, and am thrilled to see it finally come true. I have to start off by thanking my buddy Mark, of, for helping me put together […]

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