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Dragons on Television Saturday & Sunday on Dayton's CW

September 1, 2022

DAYTON, OHIO—Dayton Dragons games this weekend will be televised live from Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District on Dayton’s CW. Games on Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4 will be televised. Saturday’s telecast begins at 7:00 p.m. while the Sunday telecast will begin at

DAYTON, OHIO—Dayton Dragons games this weekend will be televised live from Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District on Dayton’s CW. Games on Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4 will be televised. Saturday’s telecast begins at 7:00 p.m. while the Sunday telecast will begin at 1:00 p.m. On both days, the Dragons will battle the Cedar Rapids Kernels, the High-A affiliates of the Minnesota Twins.

These games are the final broadcasts of a 25-game Dragons television package in 2022.

All Dragons television broadcasts are presented by AES Ohio. All games are broadcast live and in high definition on the following outlets:

  • Over the air Channel 26.1
  • Spectrum Channels 13 and 1013
  • Direct TV and DISH Network Channel 26.

Dayton’s CW reaches approximately 500,000 households and over 1.2 million potential viewers in a 10-county area.

Dragons Director of Broadcasting Tom Nichols handles the play-by-play for all telecasts. Mike Vander Woude, the voice of the Dragons for their first eight seasons (2000-’07) will serve as the color commentator on both Saturday and Sunday.

All broadcasts include the performing of the national anthem by local singers, groups, and musicians. Spirit will perform the national anthem on Saturday with Melissa Daniel set to perform on Sunday.

Tom Nichols is in his 15th year with the Dragons and 35th year in Minor League Baseball. He has broadcast over 4,000 minor league games since beginning his career in 1988 and has worked at every level of the minor leagues. He is a Ball State University graduate and a native of Muncie, Indiana, where he was inducted into the Delaware County Athletics Hall-of-Fame in 2009.

Mike Vander Woude was the original voice of the Dragons in 2000 and remained with the team as radio/television broadcaster through the 2007 season, when he departed to become the voice of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees. He returned to the Miami Valley after five seasons with the Yankees in 2012 and has worked on select Dragons radio and TV broadcasts over the years. Mike began his career as an announcer in Minor League Baseball in 1995.

More Information:_ The Dayton Dragons are the affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds and play a 66-game home schedule at beautiful Day Air Ballpark_ in the heart of the Water Street District. Individuals and groups seeking information about Dayton Dragons group tickets, lawn tickets, the season ticket wait list, sponsorship opportunities or booking a Dragons speaker are encouraged to contact the Dragons by calling at (937) 228-2287, emailing at [email protected], or on the web at daytondragons.com.

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