Friday, April 18, 2014

Postponed: Charlotte Knights vs. Gwinnett Braves

By Seth Lakso, Charlotte Observer Correspondent 

Knights (6-9)
Gorkys Hernandez CF
Carlos Sanchez 2B
Josh Phegley C
Matt Davidson 3B
Denis Phipps RF
Andy Wilkins DH
Dan Black 1B
Tyler Saladino SS
Blake Tekotte LF
Pitching: RHP Scott Carroll (3-0 0.00)

Braves (8-6)
Jose Constanza LF
Phil Gosselin SS
Tommy La Stella 2B
Ernesto Majia 1B
Mark Hamilton DH
Todd Cunningham CF
Edward Salcedo 3B
Christian Bethancourt C
Derrick Mitchell RF

Pitching: LHP Mike Minor (0-0 0.00)

Game time: Makeup date TBD. 

TV/Radio: MiLB.TV / ESPN 730

Stat of the Day: One of today's Charlotte O's honorees, Jeff Schaefer, is the only player to have earn a championship ring with both the Charlotte O's and Charlotte Knights. 

NotesOver 40 former Charlotte O’s players, coaches, and staff members will be on hand for tonight’s Charlotte O’s Tribute. The O's played in Charlotte from 1976 to 1987 and were the Double-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. ... Tonights starter for Charlotte, Scott Carroll is yet to allow an earned run in 19 innings pitched this season. ... Prior to yesterday's 0 for 4, Josh Phegley had reached base safely in 16 straight games for the Knights, a streak which began June 28, 2013. Over that time, he's hit .333 (20 for 60) with two home runs. Tonight's starter for Gwinnett, Mike Minor, went 13-9 with a 3.21 ERA in 32 starts for the Atlanta Braves in 2013. He's here recovering from left shoulder tendonitis. 

Knights Walkup Song of the Day: Matt Davidson: Only when I walk away, Justin Timberlake

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