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Dragons Brawl Gets Ugly

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

It was not your typical baseball brawl Thursday night, July, 24th at Fifth Third Field between the Dayton Dragons and Peoria Chiefs. This had to be one of the nastiest brawls in Single A baseball. In 9 seasons of baseball since the Dragons began playing in the ballpark in 2000, this was the first real serious baseball brawl at Fifth Third Field. Hence, is why the brawl made national news channels such as ESPN News and CNN. What made this on-field baseball brawl different from your typical baseball brawl was when 21 year old pitcher Juan Castillo meant to throw the ball at the Dragons dugout, but missed and hit a middle aged spectator in the crowd.

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If you are interested in reading and seeing all the details and consequences, this is 1 of the articles and videos from the Dayton Daily News.

I went to the Dragons game the day before against Peoria on Wednesday July 23rd and watched the Dragons win 4-3 on a walk-off homerun. The Dragons went onto sweep the Peoria Chiefs in 3 games.

Dragons Sweep Wizards in First 4 Game Home Stand of Season

Saturday, April 12th, 2008

The Dayton Dragons swept the Fort Wayne Wizards in their first 4 game home stand of the season at Fifth Third Field on April 7th through April 10th. 

The Dragons swept the Fort Wayne Wizards with scores of 3-2, 5-4, 8-5, and 8-1. 

For those that are wondering about the Dayton Dragons, the Dayton Dragons play in minor league single A Midwest League baseball. The Dayton Dragons are affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds. Two famous Dayton Dragons baseball players to move up and play in the MLB with the Cincinnati Reds are Austin Kearns and Adam Dunn.

The Dayton Dragons are currently 5-3.  The Dayton Dragons begin a 6 game road stand starting with 3 games against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and finishing the next 3 games with the Beloit Snappers.