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CHIEFS PLAY 1ST SPRING GAME TODAY

The Syracuse Chiefs began their 2009 Spring Training schedule vs the Gwinnett Braves this afternoon at Walt Disney World Complex.

Starting Lineup:

Jorge Padilla LF

Pete Orr 2B

Justin Maxwell CF

Brad Eldred 1B

Leonard Davis RF

Ryan Langerhans DH

Luke Montz C

Joel Guzman 3B

Freddie Bynum SS

Kip Wells P

The Braves had Lefty Jo Jo Reyes start against the Chiefs lineup.

NATIONALS SIGN A PAIR OF VETERANS

The Washington Nationals looking to create depth in their bullpen signed veteran righthanded pitchers KIP WELLS and JULIAN TAVAREZ this week to minor league contracts. Both could wind up in Syracuse with the Chiefs before earning a promotion to Washington.

WELLS, 31, was injured much of the 2008 season and pitched in only 15 games for the Colorado Rockies and 10 games for the Kansas City Royals.

He was a member of the 2007 St. Louis Cardinals and made 34 starts and was 7-17 with a 5.90 ERA.

TAVAREZ, 35, began last season with the Milwaukee Brewers before finishing the season with the Atlanta Braves. The versitile righthander made 43 relief appearances last season and recorded a 4.71 ERA.

Wells and Tavarez join veterans Josh Towers, Gary Glover, Gustavio Chacin, Wil Ledezma, Jorge SosaandJesus Colome as non roster players in the Nationals camp.

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