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Dayton Dragons Fall To Clinton LumberKings 4-0

The Dayton Dragons (11-20) are currently in last place of the Midwest League Eastern as they faced off against the Clinton LumberKings (16-14) whom are currently in fourth place of the Midwest League Western.

This is the second game of their three game series, the previous game resulted in a 5-4 victory in thanks to a home-run hit in the 8th inning by Bren Spillane. Julio Pinto would receive the win for the Dragons.

Hot Streaks

The Dragons looked to continue their hot streak winning 3 of the last 4 games. Jay Schuyler had went 13 for 40 (.325) in his last 12 games entering tonight, this includes eight runs batted in and holds a team-leading .302 for the year.

Photo Courtesy of Dayton Dragons

Game Recap

First Inning: 

Dragons: Jared Solomon throws a scoreless first inning.

LumberKings: Manuel Rodriguez strands a man on third to keep the game scoreless.

Fourth Inning:

LumberKings: Connor Scott leads the inning off with a double, he gets pushed to third with a sacrifice bunt.

LumberKings: Jerar Encarnacion scores the run from third on a double hit to right field, LumberKings lead 1-0.

Fifth Inning:

Dragons: Jared Solomon exits the game with 87 pitches, Eduardo Salazar enters the game.

Sixth Inning:

LumberKings: Demetrius Sims is walked to lead off the inning, Jerar Encarnacion hits a home-run to left center, LumberKings increase the lead to 3-0.

Seventh Inning:

Dragons: Eduardo Salazar exits with 31 pitches, Eddy Demurias enters the game to start the inning.

LumberKings: Tyler Jones enters the game to pitch.

Eighth Inning:

LumberKings: Connor Scott hits a single into center field, Demetrius Sims follows up with a single of his own to right field, men are on first and third with 0 outs.

LumberKings: Jerar Encarnacion grounds into a double play, Scott scores 4-0 LumberKings.

Ninth Inning:

Dragons: Matt Pidich enters the game to pitch, he throws a hit-less inning.

LumberKings:  Nathan Alexander enters the game to pitch.

Clifton LumberKings defeat Dayton Dragons 4-0

The Dayton Dragons continue their home stand against Clinton LumberKings tomorrow night to wrap up the series for game 3, first pitch is set for 7:00 PM ET.