Card Notes – July 4th

The Chiefs open up a three game, two day series against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Happy 4th of July! Here’s todays starting lineup in Game 1 of a doubleheader…

1. Jeff Kobernus LF

2. Danny Espinosa SS

3. Will Rhymes 2B

4. Chris Marrero 1B

5. Corey Brown CF

6. Zach Walters 3B

7. Chris Rahl RF

8. Brian Jeroloman C

9. Tanner Roark P

Some news and notes…

1. Tanner Roark enters today’s game with a streak of 16 consecutive scoreless innings. Since May 6 – a span of 19 games and 42.2 innings- Roark has allowed just two earned runs, both of which came on an Argenis Diaz double June 11th vs. Pawtucket. He’s sported a 0.42 ERA over that time span.

2. The International League announced its 2013 All-Star team yesterday, with Zach Walters being elected for the Chiefs. The Syracuse shortstop is three off the International League lead with 40 extra-base hits this season.

3. Today marks the Chiefs’ fifth doubleheader in 12 days. Syracuse will play a sixth twin bill in 15 days at Buffalo on Sunday. The Chiefs are currently 5-7 in official double-header games this season.



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