Dragons starter Thomas Farr gave the club six strong innings, continuing a personal string of consistency for Farr. He has now tossed six innings in five consecutive starts. Farr allowed just one run on three hits with four walks and seven strikeouts and left the game with a 4-1 lead.
Jake Gilbert pitched a perfect seventh inning before allowing a run in the top of the eighth as Cedar Rapids cut the Dayton lead to 4-2. Gilbert got a strikeout with two men on base to end the inning.
In the bottom of the eighth, the Dragons tacked on two more runs. Callihan opened the inning with a double to right field, and with one out, Michel Triana singled him jp,r in to extend the Dayton lead to 5-2. One batter later, Thompson lined a double to right field to make it 6-2.
Kernels at Dragons, 7:05 p.m., 980