Saturday's Game Postponed
Too much rain overnight and this morning have caused the postponement of tonight's Dans game. It will be made up as a doubleheader on Saturday, July 27 against the DuPage Pistol Shrimp.
Dans score record 28 runs
Danville flexed its muscles a little bit against the Lafayette Aviators with a 28-5 triumph.And it was a record-setting night for the Dans (7-4). The 28 runs is both a Dans record during the 11-year Prospect League era, but it's also an all-time franchise record for the Dans. The other record that Danville set on Tuesday night was its 11-run fourth inning. No Danville team had ever scored double-digits in an inning during the 11-year history of the Prospect League.
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Check out Chad Dare's article in the Commerical-News.
Dans Use 'Small Ball" to Win
This summer, the home run has been a big part of the Danville Dans offensive game plan as they lead the league in dingers (12), RBIs (65) and run scored (81). But on Sunday afternoon, Danville needed to play a little ‘small-ball’ to pull out a 3-2 victory over the Normal CornBelters before 544 at Danville Stadium.Click here for details.
Bachelier's 1st home leads Danville past Quincy
With a crowd of 2,413 at Danville Stadium for Military Appreciation Night and a fireworks show following the contest, the Dans got the festivities started early and often with an 18-6 triumph over the Quincy Gems.
"This is good for everyone,'' said Danville right-fielder Marcel Bachelier, who went 2-for-5 with an RBI double in the first inning and a two-run homer in the third. "Everyone just loosens up and it helps you to remember that you are supposed to have fun with this game.
"This was a good night for the Danville Dans.''
Dans win. Brown has 2 homers.
Cade Brown, University of San Diego, went 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs as the Danville Dans rallied from 3-0 deficit to beat the Lafayette Aviators 6-3 Wednesday.
"I didn't hit much this spring, so I came in here with a clear mind and trying to focus on doing well at the dish as well as on the mound,'' Brown said. "I guess it paid off tonight. I'm excited to keep doing both for the rest of the summer.''