Deal could be set for Dragons sale

Dayton Dragons
(AP Photo/Al Behrman)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Mandalay Baseball has reached a preliminary agreement with buyers for Dayton Dragons, according to an article in Baseball America.

Baseball insiders estimate the Dragons sale price will be in the mid- to high $30 million range, with some saying at least $40 million.

Mandalay Baseball is selling the Dragons, along with two other minor league teams.

The Dragons own the record for most-consecutive sellouts for any U.S. sports team and has attracted  more than eight million fans since they opened in Dayton in 2000.

Local Dragon’s officials have told 2 NEWS in the past that the sale will not affect daily operations of or the team’s future in Dayton.

2 NEWS has been following this developing story and will have more information online and on 2 NEWS beginning at 5:00. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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