Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Charlotte Knights vs. Louisville Bats probables and notes

Tuesday, 7:05 p.m.
RHP Shawn Hill (0-1, 3.27 ERA)
RHP Josh Smith (8-1, 3.83 ERA)

Wednesday, 7:05 p.m.
RHP Deunte Heath (3-1, 2.61 ERA)
RHP Brett Marshall (0-2, 8.10 ERA)

Thursday 7:05 p.m.
LHP Eric Surkamp (3-4, 4.54)
RHP Chien-Ming Wang (7-5, 3.76)

Friday 7:05 p.m.
RHP Erik Johnson (1-5, 6.38 ERA)
LHP David Holmberg (0-4, 6.88 ERA)

Head to head: This is the first of two four-game series between the Knights and Bats. The Knights will play four games in Louisville July 25-28.

Briefly: Carlos Sanchez currently leads the Knights in average (.299), hits (86), RBI (34) and stolen bases (11). … The Knights entered Monday leading the IL in home runs with 81. They finished the day with 84 after Matt Davidson (12), Andy Wilkins (12) and Jordan Danks (10) went deep. … Bats top catching prospect (and No. 10 prospect overall according to Baseball America) Tucker Barnhart is hitting .367 over his last 10 games. ... The Observer put together a ~1,400 word feature on Knights second baseman Micah Johnson over the last road trip and David Foster got some great pictures

As always, thanks for reading.