Syracuse SkyChiefs improved to 3-2 on the spring season with a
4-3 victory over the Columbus Clippers Tuesday afternoon at the
Yankees Complex in Tampa, Florida.
SkyChiefs broke a 3-3 tie in the top of the ninth inning when
Justin Singleton singled home Ron Acuna, who had led off the inning
with a walk.
Arnold shut the door on the Clippers with a hitless ninth inning,
earning his second save in as many games.
was a part of every Syracuse run as he scored twice and drove
home two more runs. John Ford-Griffin had two hits, including
a double, and also scored twice, while Singleton had two hits,
including a double, and two RBI.
Rosario started for Syracuse and gave up seven hits and two runs
in two and two thirds innings. Chad Gaudin struck out five Clippers
in two and a third innings of work and Matt Duff did not allow
a hit in two innings while striking out three. Steve Andrade allowed
one run in one inning but picked up the win for the SkyChiefs.
SkyChiefs (3-2) will travel to face the Durham Bullas at the Devil
Rays Complex in St. Petersburg, Florida at 1:00 PM Wednesday.