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The Syracuse Chiefs were defeated in their final exhibition game of the spring 7-1 to the Scranton Yankees in Dunedin, Florida on Saturday.
The Chiefs line-up consisted of: Joe Inglett 2B, Curtis Thigpen C, Adam Lind RF, Sergio Santos 3B, Russ Adams LF, Pedro Lopez SS, Josh Kreuzer 1B, Marcus Cabral SS, Chris Demons CF.
Chris Demons had two hits for the Chiefs while seven other players all had one hit a piece.
Blue Jays pitcher Shawn Marcum stayed behind and pitched for the Chiefs and went 7-innings giving up 11-hits and 7-runs (4 earned, but had 8-strikeouts. Darryl Harrang pitched a scoreless 8th, while Sean Stidfole also pitched a scoreless ninth.
David Purcey pitched 5-innings in the AA-game and gave up 4-hits, 1-run and struckout 6 batters.
The Chiefs finished 7-8-1 during the Spring and will travel to Syracuse on Sunday.
The Toronto Blue Jays have made a few roster cuts during the past week that allows us to take a closer look at the Chiefs potential roster for the start of the 2008 season.
Catchers Curtis Thigpen and Robinzon Diaz were optioned to Syracuse on Thursday and will share catching duties while also playing other positions when not behind the plate.
Infielders Joe Inglett, Pedro Lopez, Russ Adams will likely be joined by Hector Luna and Sergio Santos still in major league camp. Chip Cannon and Josh Kreuzer have been battling for playing tim at first base.
Outfielders Adam Lind, Wayne Lydon, Buck Coats and Ryan Patterson also joined the Chiefs this week and will push Aaron Matthews and David Smith in a crowded group that will also see non roster outfielder Matt Watson at some point make the move to the Chiefs.
The Jays have only 14 more days in the Florida sun before going north and starting the 2008 season. More moves are yet to come.