Midland, Mich. (MILB.com) -The Dayton Dragons posted their second straight shutout victory and fifth shutout win of the season as they defeated the Great Lakes Loons 1-0 on Tuesday night. The win was the Dragons third straight and improved their record to 19-12. They remain in first place, one-half game ahead of the West Michigan Whitecaps.
Dragons starting pitcher Daniel Wright (2-1) was outstanding, tossing five and one-third innings of shutout baseball to earn the win. He allowed five hits but no walks and struck out six. Wright retired the first two batters in the each of the first five innings and lowered his 2014 earned run average to 1.67.