Friday, April 17, 2015

Game 9: Knights look to take three in a row from G-Braves

Here are the lineups:

G-Braves (3-5)
Todd Cunningham CF
Jose Peraza 2B
Cedric Hunter DH
Pedro Ciriaco 3B
Adonis Garcia LF
Elmer Reyes SS
Joe Benson RF
Braeden Schlehuber C
Barrett Kleinknecht 1B
Pitching: RHP Matt Wisler (0-0, 0.00)

Knights (5-3)
Tyler Saladino DH
Carlos Sanchez 2B
Neftali Soto 1B
Matt Davidson 3B
Engel Beltre RF
Trayce Thompson CF
Kevan Smith C
Jared Mitchell LF
Leury Garcia SS
Pitching: RHP Scott Carroll (0-1, 4.50)

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: MiLB.TV / ESPN 730 

Notes: Last night, Charlotte rallied from a 3-0 fifth-inning deficit to defeat the G-Baves, 7-6 in 10 innings. Carlos Rodon got the start and allowed three runs on six hits over five innings of work, while striking out four. Jake Petricka made his first rehab appearance and tossed a perfect inning with one strikeout. Trayce Thompson went 3-for-6 with two doubles and three RBIs. ... Gwinnett starter Matt Wisler was acquired as part of the Craig Kimbrel trade with the San Diego Padres. He's currently listed as the No. 2 prospect in the Braves' system according to ... The Knights placed catcher George Kottaras on the DL on Friday morning and recalled Raleigh native Jeremy Dowdy from Winston-Salem. ... Trayce Thompson extended his IL-leading hitting-streak to eight games on Thursday. The 24-year-old is hitting .419 (13-for-31) this season. ... Gwinnett won the season series with Charlotte, 13-9 in 2014.