Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Marcus Semien reassigned to Charlotte Knights and this week's probables

Knights (20-37) vs. Red Wings (31-25)

Tuesday, 7:05 p.m.
RHP Tommy Hanson (3-4, 5.13 ERA)
LHP Logan Darnell (1-3, 2.54 ERA)
Wednesday, 6:05 p.m. & approx. 8:05 p.m.
Game 1
LHP Eric Surkamp (2-4, 5.04 ERA)
LHP Kris Johnson (5-2, 1.83 ERA)
Game 2 (Rochester will be the home team)
*RHP Deunte Heath (1-0, 1.72 ERA)
LHP Scott Diamond (2-6, 7.51 ERA)
Thursday, 7:05 p.m.
LHP Charlie Leesman (1-5, 3.60 ERA)
RHP Trevor May (5-3, 2.62 ERA)
Friday, 7:05 p.m.
RHP Erik Johnson (1-2, 5.54 ERA)
RHP Yohan Pino (7-1, 1.65 ERA)

*not officially announced.

Head to head: This is the second of two four-game series between the Red Wings and Knights. The Red Wings won two of three in the first series in Rochester, Game 4 of that series was rained out and will be made up on Wednesday.

Briefly: After the White Sox beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 on Sunday, Chicago optioned IF Marcus Semien to the Knights. Semien, 23, was hitting .218 (36-165) with seven doubles, one triple, three home runs, 18 RBIs and 22 runs scored in 43 games. All three of Semien’s home runs this season have given the White Sox the lead in the seventh inning or later. … RHP Taylor Thompson threw 2.0 scoreless innings out of the bullpen on Sunday to extend his scoreless innings streak to 14.0. He last allowed a run on May 6 to Lehigh Valley. Over the streak Thompson has allowed just one hit while fanning 16. During the month of May, Thompson went 1-0 with a 0.61 ERA in nine games (14.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 16 SO).