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Syracuse offense explodes for 13 runs to blow out Niagara

Syracuse (17-22, 1-10 Atlantic Coast) defeated Niagara (1-27) by a score of 13-0 in the second game of a doubleheader at SU Softball Stadium following an 11-0 shutout in the first game. Following a weekend of three frustrating losses to Pittsburgh, the Orange rebounded by scoring enough runs in each game to end the contests early due to mercy rule. Read more »

Syracuse Chiefs

Syracuse Chiefs look to improve on league-worst 2014 attendance numbers

Minor league baseball teams are having to rely on entertainment and promotions to bring fans out to the ballpark. As the Chiefs are set to have their home opener at NBT Bank Stadium on Thursday, the club will look to rebound from a season in which it placed last in the International League in attendance. But now second-year general manager Jason Smorol is confident that there’s a turnaround coming up. Read more »