Saturday, July 19, 2014

Game 101: Charlotte Knights vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Here are the lineups:

Knights (42-58)
Micah Johnson 2B
Marcus Semien SS
Josh Phegley C
Jordan Danks CF
Matt Davidson 3B
Andy Wilkins 1B
Matt Tuiasosopo LF
Michael Taylor RF
Dan Black DH
Pitching: RHP Andre Rienzo (0-2, 4.80 ERA)

RailRiders (46-53)
Jose Pirela 2B
Rob Refsynder RF
Zoilo Almonte DH
Adonis Garcia 3B
Kyle Roller 1B
Austin Romine C
Taylor Dugas LF
Antoan Richardson CF
Carmen Angelini SS
Pitching: LHP Nik Turley (0-1, 5.82 ERA)

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: WMYT My12 / ESPN 730 

Notes: Andre Rienzo is making his fourth start of the season for the Charlotte Knights, and first since returning to Class AAA from the Chicago White Sox on July 13. In 14 games in the Major Leagues this season, Rienzo went 4-5 with a 5.87 ERA. … Andy Wilkins and Josh Phegley have feasted on Scranton/Wilkes-Barre pitching this season. Wilkins is 16-for-25 (.640) with 10 runs scored, four doubles, a triple and five home runs. Phegley is 11-for-21 (.524) with two home runs. Phegley is currently in the midst of a 13-game hitting streak, the longest this season by any Knights player. … With a HR last night, Wilkins took over the IL-lead with 19, one ahead of teammate Matt Davidson. … The Knights are expecting to surpass 500,000 in attendance tonight. They’re averaging a MiLB-best 9,639 fans per game.