Former Dragon Hunter Greene is coming back to Dayton.
Greene, a member of the Dragons last season and the Reds’ first-round pick in the 2017 MLB Draft, will be back in town next month to play in the Dragons’ 20th season celebration game.
Greene and other Dragons alumni still in the Reds’ minor league system will face off against the 2019 Dragons (Team 20) at 2 p.m., March 30, at Fifth Third Field. Tickets for the game go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Dragons box office, by calling (937) 228-2287 or (937) 228-2323 or online at daytondragons.com . Tickets also can be purchased at any area Kroger story with a Ticketmaster outlet.
Greene and fellow pitching prospect Tony Santillan were two of 21 players announced Tuesday who are scheduled to appear for the Dragons Alumni Team. Five other former Dragons (Taylor Trammell, Jonathan India, Tyler Stephenson, Chris Okey and T.J. Friedl) were previously announced.
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Trammell (No. 2), Greene (No. 3), India (No. 4), Santillan (No. 5) and Stephenson (No. 6) rank among the Reds top six prospects, according to MLB Pipeline .
Other players added Tuesday to the alumni team are catcher Hendrik Clementina; outfielders Narciso Crook, Stuart Fairchild, Michael Beltre, and Aristides Aquino; infielders Gavin LaValley, Bruce Yari, Brantley Bell, John Sansone, and Luis Gonzalez; and pitchers Scott Moss, Aaron Fossas, Ryan Hendrix, Wyatt Strahan, Wennington Romero, Packy Naughton, John Ghyzel, Ryan Nutof and Cory Thompson.
Additional players could be added prior to the game on March 30.