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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.



Stuff You’ll Like – July 4th

Happy Independence Day, America! This should hold you over for the day.

-Everyone loves a little hot dog eating competition.

-Get to know this country of ours.

-Great Sportscenter Feature: Going Home.


Stuff You’ll Like-June 28th

Syracuse and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s game last night was suspended after three-and-a-half innings. The game will be completed today at five with a seven-inning game to follow.

-Nobody likes weather like last night’s, right Blind Melon?

-Happy sweet 16 to Evander Holyfield’s ear…or what’s left of it.

-Anthony Rendon is killing it with the Nats.

Stuff You’ll Like-June 27th

Syracuse takes on Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at 7:00 PM tonight at NBT Bank Stadium. Until then, this should hold you over.

-The Chiefs know how to thrift shop (Imma take Scooch and Pops)

-The NBA Draft is tonight. Where will Syracuse’s Michael Carter-Williams go? 

-There’s a lot of old things out there.

Card Notes-May 3st

Today’s Chiefs Lineup

Eury Perez CF

Chris Rahl RF

Will Rhymes 2B

Chris Marrero 1B

Corey Brown LF

Micah Owings DH

Zach Walters SS

Carlos Rivero 3B

Kris Watts C

Yunesky Maya P

*Chris Marrero can extend his hitting streak to nine with a hit tonight.

*Micah Owings is coming off of a big game last time out against Gwinnett. He went 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. His had two doubles and a single.

*Eury Perez homered for just the second time all season last night.

*Will Rhymes has struck out just 13 times in 180 at-bats this season.

Game time at 7:05, the Clubhouse Report starts at 6:50 on the Syracuse Chiefs Baseball Network.

Stuff You’ll Like – May 28th

Syracuse and Gwinnett are back in action on Wednesday. Come down to NBT and enjoy the game, after all baseball might not be played everywhere…

*…on the other hand wrestling still has a shot.

*Happy Birthday JFK. Why does Rice play Texas?

*Former Chiefs Tyler Moore homers, Zach Duke gets the win for the Nats.

*You may have been playing Monopoly wrong.

The Chiefs and the Braves get going at 7:00. Listen via the Syracuse Chiefs app on your smart phone, tablet or computer!


Card Notes: Tuesday, May 28th vs. Gwinnett

The Chiefs and Braves return to NBT Bank stadium for the second of a four-game series at 7:00. Here’s todays Chiefs lineup…

Perez CF

Rahl RF

Rhymes 2B

Marrero 1B

Brown LF

Rivero 3B

Walters SS

Watts C

Torra P

1. Eury Perez looks to extend his hitting streak to 15 games. He holds the franchise record with a 23-game hit streak (over two seasons). Perez also has owned hit streaks of 14 and 19 in his Syracuse tenure. 82.4% of his Syracuse games to date have fallen within one of those three hit streaks.

2. Zach Walters hit his 10th home run last night, tying Chris Marrero for the Syracuse lead. That homer made the Chiefs just one of two International League teams with a pair of 10-homer batters this season, along with Buffalo (Mauro Gomez and Luis Jiminez).

3. Chris Rahl is back in the starting lineup after his 17-game hit streak came to an end during a pinch-hit appearance last night.

Card Notes: Thursday, May 23 @ Columbus

After a day off, the Chiefs continue their Ohio tour in Columbus. Here’s what to look for in the lineup for game one of this four-game series.

Perez CF

Kobernus 2B

Brown LF

Marrero 1B

Owings DH

Walters SS

Rivero 3B

Jeroloman C

Rahl RF

Torra P

1. Eury Perez returns to the team after spending 12 games with Washington. He’s batting .346 in 23 games with the Chiefs this season.

2. Brian Jeroloman in the 8-hole has been good for Syracuse in his short time here. The team is 3-0 when he is in that position.

3. Chris Rahl can extend his hitting streak to 15 games tonight. The franchise record is 22 games. 

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