Three in a row over the division leaders, this time on Hoffpauir walk-off

June 20, 2012 11:29 pm  • 

SYRACUSE | The Chiefs had three hits through seven innings.

Jarrett Hoffpauir’s walk-off single was the twelfth hit of the night for Syracuse.

The Syracuse Chiefs picked up their third-straight win over the first place Pawtucket Red Sox at Alliance Bank Stadium as Koiye Hill trotted to the plate in the bottom of the eleventh inning with the winning run.

Hill hit his first home run since coming into the catcher-depleted Washington organization with a third inning solo blast.

The Chiefs rallied from a 4-1 deficit with back-to-back two-run rallies in the eighth and ninth.

Syracuse has four eight-plus game hitting streaks still intact after the extra inning win: Brett Caroll (who had the night off), Corey Brown, and Carlos Rivero all have nine-game streaks, while Xavier Paul is up to eight-straight with a knock.

Audio Highlights: from @ChiefsRadio

Video Highlights: from MiLB.com

Record, Standings: 35-37, 9.5 GB

Nationals headline of the day: Pine Tar Gate Part 2

Next Game: June 21 vs. Pawtucket, 7 p.m.

Line of the Day: Jarrett Hoffpauir, 3B - 2-for-4, R, RBI, BB, K

The walk-off hit might spark the utility man that has been hitting .143 over his last ten coming into the night.

He is still at .278 on the season.

Brown-watch: 1-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI, BB

Brown is back on a roll.

Up to .291 on the season he rang a double off of the wall and drove in a pair in the come-from-behind win.

He was back in centerfield as well on defense.

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