Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Game 46 preview: Charlotte Knights seek series-clinching win over Columbus Clippers

Here are the lineups:

Clippers (25-21)
Francisco Lindor SS
Tyler Holt CF
Zach Walters 1B
Giovanny Urshela DH
James Ramsey LF
Adam Moore C
Carlos Moncrief RF
Ryan Rohlinger 3B
Michael Martinez 2B
Pitching: RHP Toru Murata (2-1, 2.85)

Knights (26-19)
Micah Johnson 2B (holds a six-game hitting streak)
Tyler Saladino DH
Neftali Soto 1B
Matt Davidson 3B (has hit a home run in back-to-back games)
Matt Tuiasosopo RF
Trayce Thompson CF
Jason Coats LF (batting .304 against right-handed pitching)
Jeremy Dowdy C
Leury Garcia SS (has scored a run in eight straight games)
Pitching: Shawn Haviland (1-2, 6.14)

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: MiLB.TV / ESPN 730

Notes: RHP Chris Beck (3-2, 3.30) was originally scheduled to start Wednesday night's game for the Knights before being called up by the Chicago White Sox. He will make his major-league debut in the second game of Chicago's Thursday doubleheader in Baltimore. ... Shawn Haviland will be making his fifth start of the season today. In his four games as a starter, Haviland has a 0-2 record and a 4.15 ERA.