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Q&A with Jay Allen II

February 6, 2024

Nine Questions with Jay Allen II In accordance with Black History Month, the Dragons are spotlighting African-American players on their roster. Jay Allen II spent parts of the 2022 and 2023 seasons with the Dragons. He was originally signed as a supplemental first round draft pick in 2021 by the

Dragons Announce New Coaching Staff; Vince Harrison Jr. to Serve as Manager in 2024

Former Star at Princeton High School in Cincinnati to become Dragons 12th Manager in Team History
January 25, 2024

Dayton, Ohio—The Dayton Dragons announced their 2024 coaching staff today, as assigned by the Cincinnati Reds. The Dragons named Vince Harrison Jr., an experienced minor league player and coach and former star at Princeton High School in Cincinnati, as the 12th manager in Dragons history. Bryan LaHair, who managed the

Reds Honor 2023 Dragon Blake Dunn as Minor League Player of the Year

Aguiar, Hurtubise Also Receive Major Awards
January 24, 2024

Dayton, Ohio—Dayton Dragons 2023 outfielder Blake Dunn has been selected as the winner of the Sheldon “Chief” Bender Award, an honor presented annually by the Cincinnati Reds to their Minor League Player of the Year. The selection of Dunn marks the second straight year that a Dayton player has won

Eight Members of 2023 Dragons Receive Invitations to Reds Spring Training

January 12, 2024

Dayton, Ohio—Eight members of the 2023 Dayton Dragons were issued invitations to Cincinnati Reds spring training camp on Thursday as non-roster participants. All eight invitations announced by the Reds on Thursday went to players who had spent all of part of the 2023 season with the Dragons. Players invited on

Dragons Promote Two Key Executives

January 9, 2024

Dayton, Ohio – The Dayton Dragons announced today that two key executives have been promoted within the front office. Brandy Guinaugh Brandy has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Assistant General Manager. “I’m delighted to be recognized with this promotion to Executive Vice President for the Dayton Dragons. It’s

Dayton Dragons National Anthem Tryouts Open January 8

Dayton Daily News and Dayton Dragons host VIRTUAL National Anthem Tryouts for the 2024 season
January 5, 2024

DAYTON, OH – A traditional sign that baseball season is just around the corner in the Miami Valley is National Anthem Tryouts, presented by the Dayton Daily News. Auditions for this summer’s national anthem performers are VIRTUAL on the Dragons website. Audition videos, which are being accepted in lieu of

Over $22,000 Generated in Dragons & Day Air Credit Union Holiday Raffle

$11,278 will be Presented to Crayons to Classrooms
December 19, 2023

DAYTON, OHIO --- The Dayton Dragons Foundation and Day Air Credit Union announced today that $11,278 will be presented to Crayons to Classrooms after completion of a special holiday online 50/50 raffle. The 50/50 raffle began on December 1 and continued until December 18. A total of $22,556 was generated

Dragons Holiday 50/50 Raffle Extended through December 18

December 14, 2023

DAYTON, OHIO --- The Dayton Dragons Foundation has extended the Holiday online 50/50 raffle presented by Day Air Credit Union, with proceeds benefitting Crayons to Classrooms. The Raffle started Friday, December 1 and will now run through Monday, December 18, 2023, until 5pm. One lucky fan will win 50% of

Dragons Continuing Day Air Ballpark Improvement Projects

December 12, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—Things continue to change every day at Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District. The Dayton Dragons are partnering with several local companies as they continue with upgrades to Day Air Ballpark. The Dragons stadium was originally completed in 2000. “The Dragons organization is very

Win Big in the Dragons Holiday 50/50 Raffle

Presented by Day Air Credit Union Benefitting Crayons to Classrooms
December 1, 2023

DAYTON, OHIO --- The Dayton Dragons Foundation has launched a special online 50/50 raffle presented by Day Air Credit Union, with proceeds benefitting Crayons to Classrooms. Starting Friday, December 1 through Thursday, December 14, 2023, one lucky fan will win 50% of the jackpot. The other half of the net

Former Dragons Rece Hinds, Jacob Hurtubise, & Christian Roa Added to Reds 40-Man Roster

22 Former Dragons Now on Reds Roster
November 15, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—Former Dayton Dragons Rece Hinds, Jacob Hurtubise, and Christian Roa were added to the Reds 40-man roster on Tuesday, protecting them from being selected by another club in the upcoming Major League Rule 5 Draft. The Reds roster is now at the 40-man limit. Hinds, a power-hitting outfielder with

Four 2023 Dragons Named as Reds Organization All-Stars

Blake Dunn, Julian Aguiar, Sal Stewart, Zach Maxwell Honored
November 7, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—Four members of the 2023 Dayton Dragons have been named as Cincinnati Reds Organization All-Stars by MiLB.com, based on their performances this past season. Additionally, five Dragons players from previous years were among the 11 players selected from the Reds farm system. The full story on the Reds Organization

Game-Worn Dragons, Bengals Jerseys in On-Line Auction

October 26, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—Numerous game-worn jerseys are now available in an on-line auction that will continue until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 3. Jerseys in the auction include the following: - Numerous autographed jerseys of current and former Cincinnati Bengals players from this summer’s Logan Wilson Celebrity All-Star Game at Day Air

Dragons to Conduct Auditions for Green Team, Mascot Performers, On-Field Hosts

October 24, 2023

DAYTON, OHIO—The Dayton Dragons are conducting auditions for several professional entertainment positions with the team. The Dragons are holding auditions for the Green Team, mascot performers, and on-field entertainment hosts for the 2024 season. The Dragons are seeking fun, energetic, and enthusiastic performers for these positions. What is the Green

Dragons to Install Major League-Quality Playing Surface for 2024 at Day Air Ballpark

October 23, 2023

DAYTON, OHIO—The Dayton Dragons today announced plans for a complete reconstruction of the playing surface at Day Air Ballpark, including grass, infield mix, warning tracks, drainage and irrigation, and field/bullpen mounds. The field replacement project will be completed by The Motz Group, a Southwest Ohio company that has previously completed

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation to Host Walk at Day Air Ballpark on Saturday, October 21

2nd Annual Walk Starts At 8:30 AM at Day Air Ballpark in Dayton, October 21, 2023
October 17, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 8:30 AM, the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) is hosting the CBTF Family Walk to End Brain Tumors at Day Air Ballpark, 220 N. Patterson Blvd, Dayton, Ohio 45402. In addition to the two-mile walk, CBTF will celebrate local families’ courage, strength and leadership

Dragons Congratulate Cincinnati Reds on Exciting 2023 Season

October 2, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—The Dayton Dragons organization extends congratulations to the Cincinnati Reds on an exciting 2023 season that featured many great moments. With a roster filled with many of the top rookies in Major League Baseball, the Reds exceeded the expectations of most prognosticators by battling for a playoff berth into

Dragons Rank #2 in All Minor Leagues in 2023 Attendance

September 29, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the final attendance rankings for the recently-completed 2023 season. The Dayton Dragons finished the year with a per-game attendance average of 7,885 to rank second in all Minor League Baseball. The Dragons finished with an attendance total of 520,433 over 66 home dates.

Day Air Ballpark to Host Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, Sept. 30

September 27, 2023

WHAT: The 2023 Dayton Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place this Saturday, September 30 WHEN: Pre-walk activities start at 8:30 a.m.,the Promise Garden Ceremony begins at 9:40 a.m., and the Walk begins at 10:00 a.m. Participants are encouraged to register in advance at alz.org/walkmiamivalley. There is also an option

Baseball America Selects 2023 Dragon Blake Dunn as Reds Minor League Player of the Year

September 26, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—Blake Dunn, star outfielder for the Dayton Dragons over the first two months of the 2023 season, has been selected by Baseball America as the Cincinnati Reds Minor League Player of the Year. Baseball America is the trade publication for Minor League Baseball and has covered the sport for

Seven Former Dragons Selected to Play in Prestigious Arizona Fall League

September 25, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—Seven former Dayton Dragons players have been announced by Major League Baseball as participants in the prestigious Arizona Fall League. Teams in the AFL will begin their seasons on Monday, October 2 and continue toward the championship game on November 11. Reds prospects in the Arizona Fall League have

Dragons Receive First Place Honors in Three Categories in "Best of Dayton" Contest

September 22, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—The Dayton Dragons were winners in three categories in the 2023 “Best of Dayton” contest, presented by the Dayton Daily News and Dayton.com. The Dragons were selected for first place in these categories: - Best Attraction - Best Family Fun Destination - Best Sporting Event Click here for the

Day Air Ballpark to Host American Heart Association Heart Walk on Sept. 23, Walk to Defeat ALS on Sept. 24 

September 21, 2023

Dayton, Ohio – Day Air Ballpark will host the American Heart Association's Greater Dayton Heart Walk on Saturday, September 23, beginning at 8:30 a.m., and the Walk to Defeat ALS®! on Sunday, September 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m. News releases for each event are here: American Heart Association's Great Dayton

Edwin Arroyo Selected as MWL's Top Prospect in 2023; Julian Aguiar Also Honored

Midwest League Announces Full-Season All-Star Team
September 20, 2023

Dayton, Ohio—Minor League Baseball today announced its official 2023 Midwest League Full-Season All-Star Team and player awards, and the Dayton Dragons were well-represented. Shortstop Edwin Arroyo, who spent the entire season with the Dragons, was named the league’s “Top MLB Prospect” and was also named as the MWL’s all-star shortstop