Sunday, August 10, 2014

Game 123: Charlotte Knights vs. Pawtucket Red Sox

Here are the lineups:

Knights (55-67)
Jared Mitchell CF
Carlos Sanchez 2B
Avisail Garcia RF
Michael Taylor LF
Andy Wilkins 1B
Marcus Semien SS
Matt Davidson 3B
Matt Tuiasosopo DH
Miguel Gonzalez C
Pitching: RHP Andre Rienzo (1-2, 3.60 ERA)

Red Sox (67-54)
Mookie Betts CF
Alex Hassan RF
Travis Shaw 1B
Carlos Rivero 3B
Ryan Lavarnway C
Garin Cecchini LF
Deven Marrero SS
Blake Swihart DH
Justin Henry 2B
Pitching: LHP Henry Owens (1-0, 0.00 ERA)

Game time: 2:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: / ESPN 730 

Today's Links: 

--> Adan Eaton injury gives Jordan Danks another shot, Chicago Tribune (Colleen Kane)
--> Hitting coach Andy Tomberlin -- a Monroe N.C. native -- lightens up Knights' approach, Charlotte Observer 

Notes: The Charlotte Knights granted RHP Shawn Hill his request for release this morning. Hill was scheduled to start this afternoon's game. He'll be replaced by RHP Andre Rienzo. Hill went 2-4 with a 4.81 ERA in 10 appearances with the Knights. ... Pawtucket starter Henry Owens is ranked by Baseball America as the No. 17 prospect in the game and the No. 2 southpaw. ... The Knights are expecting to surpass the 600,000 mark in season attendance this afternoon. They've averaged a Minor League-best 9,653 per game. In 2013, the Knights drew a total of 254,834 to Knights Stadium in Fort Mill, S.C. and averaged 3,803 a game. 

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