Continuing the Home Stand…In Syracuse

A shot of Alliance Bank Stadium in Syracuse during batting practice. If you take a look out to the left-centerfield area, you will see the brand new video board the Chiefs put in earlier this season.

SWB YANKEES GAME NOTES – Game #67 vs. Syracuse (31-34)

6-14 Notes

Kevin Russo extended his hitting streak to 10 games on Tuesday morning in Batavia, as he went 2-5 with a double and scored three times . Despite earning a hit in his past ten games, Russo still has not topped his personal best for the season. On May 15th Kevin Russo started his season long hitting streak and it came to an end after 11 games on May 26th. During the current streak, Russo is hitting .293 (12-41), with 7R, 2 2B, 3RBI, 2BB, 8K, SB, GIDP.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre continues their eight “home” games with game one of a four game series as the home team against the Syracuse Chiefs at Alliance Bank Park. The Yankees are coming off a two game split with Louisville in which the Bulls took games one and two, while the Yankees won the final two games of the series. The teams played their series finale on Tuesday morning in Batavia, NY. The Yankees won the game 9-7, due in large part to four RBI from Yankee first baseman Russell Branyan. Prior to splitting with the Bats, the Yankees captured a four game sweep of the Durham Bulls at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in which Scranton/Wilkes-Barre outscored Durham by a 30-12 margin in the series…Scranton/Wilkes-Barre opened up the road trip with six games in four days at Norfolk (2-4) playing a pair of double headers (one 11 inning game) and a 13 inning getaway day…Over the next 12 days, the Yankees host the Chiefs for a four game series at Alliance Bank Park, before hopping on a plane to begin an eight game road trip with four in Louisville and four in Indianapolis.  


STARTING LINEUPS – (*left hander | # switch hitter)

Syracuse Chiefs (31-34)
#10 Corey Brown – CF
#3 Erik Komatsu – LF
#24 Mark Teahen – 1B
#25 Brett Carroll – RF
#6 Xavier Paul – DH
#21 Carlos Rivero – 3B
#5 Jarrett Hoffpauir – 2B
#11 Seth Bynum – SS
#16 Jeff Howell – C

SWB Yankees (37-29)
#7 Kevin Russo – RF
#1 Corban Joseph* – 2B
#10 Ronnier Mustelier – LF
#29 Jack Cust* – DH
#15 Russell Branyan* – 1B
#3 Francisco Cervelli – C
#8 Brandon Laird – 3B
#9 Colin Curtis* – CF
#12 Doug Bernier – SS
#28 Adam Warren – RHP

Umpires:  HP – Chris Conroy, 1B – David Rackley, 2B – Travis Carlson, 3B – Brad Myers

Forecast from Weather
Clear. Low of 55F. Winds less than 5 mph.

1 Comment

Very good interview with Doug Bernier– Sounds like Doug is back to 100% healthy!

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