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Bryce Harper, Tyler Moore both promoted

Meanwhile the Chiefs show some life after sluggish start

Syracuse Chiefs power-hitting first baseman Tyler Moore was called up to the Washington Nationals on Sunday, April 29, the day after outfielder Bryce Harper made his big-league debut with the Nationals in Los Angeles. He's pictured here hitting his last home run for the Chiefs Saturday.

Syracuse Chiefs power-hitting first baseman Tyler Moore was called up to the Washington Nationals on Sunday, April 29, the day after outfielder Bryce Harper made his big-league debut with the Nationals in Los Angeles. He's pictured here hitting his last home run for the Chiefs Saturday. Photo by Herm Card.

— Meanwhile on Saturday afternoon the Chiefs extended the team’s winning streak to five by splitting a doubleheader with Charlotte here. Buoyed by Tyler Moore’s three-run home run – his team-leading seventh of the year – Syracuse won the first game 5-3 before dropping an 11-1 decision in the second game.

On Sunday afternoon, the Chiefs lost for just the second time in seven games as the Knights scored four runs in the third inning off Syracuse pitcher Yunesky Maya. Charlotte prevailed, 5-1.

Bumbling Bulls pull in

The Durham Bulls, who have managed to win just six of their first 22 games, are mired in the cellar of the International League’s South Division.

The Bulls stumble into Alliance Bank Stadium next week for a four-game series against the Syracuse Chiefs 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, May 7-10.

Durham is the top farm team of the American League’s Tampa Bay Rays, while the Chiefs are affiliated with the National League’s Washington Nationals.

Field-level ticket prices at ABS range from $9 to $20, while upper-deck seats cost $8, and $4 for kids and seniors. Parking costs $5 per vehicle; 474-7833; syracusechiefs.com.

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