DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - There are just four days to go until Reds pitchers and catchers report to spring training and we are 62 days away from the Dragons home opener on April 11. But, first things first.
The Dayton Dragons welcomed their new manager Friday afternoon at Fifth Third Field.
Jose Nieves, 37, becomes the seventh manager in Dragons history replacing Delino DeShields who was promoted to the Reds AA affiliate in Pensacola.
Jose Nieves managed the Reds Arizona-league club the past two seasons and spent one year as the manager of the Reds affiliate in the Venezuelan summer league.
As a shortstop and second baseman, Nieves spent five years in the majors, including three seasons with the Cubs. He also won a World Series ring with the 2002 Anaheim Angels.
Jose Nieves will be assisted by hitting coach Alex Pelaez and pitching coach Tony Fossas.
Makayla Poplin wasn't thinking about awards and accolades on a fateful day in March 2012. She just wanted to save her friend.
Fairborn teachers are now taking their contract dispute to the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
As fire crews worked to knock down the flames in a fire that killed four people in Kettering, they were also battling the cold.
Four members of a Kettering family were killed after fire broke out inside their Craig Drive home early Thursday morning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Battle-fatigued and suddenly bipartisan, the House voted Thursday night to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and prevent future government shutdowns, acting after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure's defeat.