Dayton pulled even with Fort Wayne at 1-all in the seventh inning on Malik Collymore’s RBI-triple. The TinCaps responded with Marcus Greene Jr.’s three-run homer in the eighth inning.
Collymore had three hits. Dragons starting pitcher Matt Blandino (1-4) was tagged with the loss. Dragons reliever Jesse Adams extended his current scoreless streak to 17 consecutive appearances, spanning 22.2 innings. He retired all five batters he faced.
Great Lakes at Dayton, 7 p.m.
Siri snapped a 40-year-old Midwest League hitting streak record on Monday night also at Fort Wayne. Hitless in his first three at-bats and facing an 0-2 count in the eighth inning, he lined a single for his only hit. That snapped a tie of 35 straight games with a hit he shared with Tony Toups of the Waterloo Indians, who initially set the record in 1977.
Siri’s double on Tuesday was his only hit in four at-bats.
The Dragons return home to Fifth Third Field to begin a three-game series with the Great Lakes Loons (Dodgers) at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Reds starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani is scheduled to start for the Dragons on a rehab assignment on Thursday. He won a team-high 18 games for the Reds in the 2015-16 seasons, but hasn’t pitched for the parent club this season since undergoing elbow surgery.
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