DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Dayton Dragons postponed Sunday’s game following the mass shooting in the Oregon District Sunday morning, the team confirmed to 2 NEWS.
Today’s Dragons game has been postponed due to the tragic events early this morning in the Oregon District. More info:https://t.co/bl0Bcddnkb— Dayton Dragons (@DragonsBaseball) August 4, 2019
The team says the decision to postpone was made in conjunction with the City of Dayton, Minor League Baseball, and the Midwest League.
Due to the postponement, the Dragons and Lake County Captains will play a doubleheader of seven-innings games on Monday night at 6 pm at Fifth Third Field with gates opening at 5:30 pm.
The Dragons were expected to play Lake County at 2 pm at Fifth Third Field on Sunday afternoon.
Only those with tickets that say Aug. 5 will be admitted to Monday’s games. Fans with tickets to Sunday’s games will be contacted by the Dragons regarding game ticket options.
The Dragons org. sends our thoughts & prayers to everyone impacted by this tragedy. We are proud to call Dayton home. It is an incredible place to work, live & play, filled with vibrant, resilient & caring people. We stand strong with our city as we come together & begin to heal.— Dayton Dragons (@DragonsBaseball) August 4, 2019
“The Dragons organization sends our thoughts and prayers to everyone impacted by this tragedy,” the team said.