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The Syracuse Chiefs announced their 24-man roster for the start of the 2008 baseball season today. They include:
Lefthanded Pitchers: David Purcey, Bill Murphy, John Parrish, Jesse Carlson, Mike Gosling and Davis Romero. Righthanded Pitchers: Josh Banks, Kane Davis, Shawn Camp, Jordan DeJong, Bubba Nelson and Tracy Thorpe.
Catchers: Curtis Thigpen and Robinzon Diaz (Kevin Nelson will be placed on the disabled list).
Infielders: Chip Cannon (1B), Joe Inglett, Hector Luna, Sergio Santos (3B), and Pedro Lopez.
Outfielders: Russ Adams, Adam Lind, Wayne Lydon, David Smith, Matt Watson.
Coaching Staff: Doug Davis, Mgr, Rick Langford, Pitching Coach, Al LeBoeuf, Hitting Coach, Charlie Poe, Coach, Robert Helmick, Strength Coach, Jon Woodworth, Trainer.
The Syracuse Chiefs crushed the Durham Bulls today 18-4 behind a 24 hit attack that saw seven players record two or more hits.
The Chiefs line-up today consisted of Joe Inglett 2B, Wayne Lydon CF, Russ Adams LF, Curtis Thigpen 1B, Adam Lind DH, Sergio Santos 3B, Robinzon Diaz C, Marcus Cabral, Fortier RF.
Three Chiefs players slugged home runs, Santos, Cabral, and Lind, while Russ Adams had three doubles among his 4-hits. Robinzon Diaz went 5 for 6 with a double and three RBI and scored 4-runs. Joe Inglett had two hits including a double and 4 RBI, while Wayne Lydon had four hits.
On the pitching mound, Armando Benitez pitched one scoreless inning with 2-K’s, Shawn Camp tossed a scoreless inning before Brian Wolfe surrendered 2-runs in one inning of work. Kane Davis pitched 4-innings and gave up 1-run on 4-hits and struck out 4. Bubba Nelson pitched a scoreless inning with 2-K’s and Tracy Thorpe pitched 2-innings giving up 1-run, but struck out 4 of the seven batters he faced.
At the AA-game, more big league pitchers needing innings work as Randy Wells pitched 2-innings giving up 2-runs, but struck out 4, Josh Banks went 4-innings giving up 10-hits, 5-runs with 6-strikeouts. Lefties Mike Gallo and John Parrish both pitched two scoreless innings to finish the game.
The Chiefs are now 6-5-1 and take on the Lehigh Valley iron Pigs on Wednesday in Dunedin
The Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs nipped the Syracuse Chiefs on Saturday 3-1, despite six strong innings from Jays starter Dustin McGowan who skipped the game in Tampa vs the Yankees.
McGowan who will make one more start before the 2008 season begins went 6-innings giving up only 3-hits, 2-runs (1 earned) and struck out 8 batters. Bubba Nelson relieved McGowan and went 2-innings giving up 3-hits and 1-unearned run, but struck out 3. Tracy Thorpe pitched another scoreless ninth inning.
The Chiefs line-up consisted of: Wayne Lydon CF, Ryan Klosterman 2B, Russ Adams DH, Robinzon Diaz DH, Adam Lind LF, Curtis Thigpen C, Chip Cannon 1B, Sergio Santos 3B, Ryan Patterson RF and Marcus Cabarl SS.
The Chiefs had only 5-hits (Lydon, Diaz, Santos, Patterson, Patton) with Diaz providing the only RBI.
With McGowan pitching for the Chiefs, Mike MacDonald pitched in the AA-game vs Reading and gave up 8-runs on 6-hits and 3-walks in 2-innings of work. He was relieved by lefty Joey Matumoto who was tagged for 3-runs on 3-hits in 2-innings in a 13-6 defeat.
The Chiefs are off today and will resume their final week of exhibition baseball on Monday before returning to Syracuse one week from today.
The Syracuse Chiefs defeated the Scranton Yankees on Tuesday 6-4 with a two-run rally in the 9th inning capped by a Robinzon Diaz two-run single.
The Chiefs banged out 12-hits, two each by Buck Coats, Ryan Klosterman, Sergio Santos and Joe Inglett. Coats two hits were doubles.
The Chiefs line-up consisted of: Buck Coats CF, Curtis Thigpen C, Adam Lind LF, David Smith RF, Russ Adams ss, Chip Cannon 1B, Sergio Santos 3B, Joe Inglett 2B and Robinzon Diaz DH.
On the Mound RHP Kyle Yates pitched 3-innings giving up 1-earned run. he was followed by Jordan DeJong who pitched two innings giving up 1-unearned run and Jamie Vermilyea who tossed two shutout innings. Bubba Nelson gave up 1-run in 1-inning of work and Tracy Thorpe finished up with a scoreless inning.
The Chiefs will take on the Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay) on Wednesday in Dunedin at 1:00 PM