Sunday, June 7, 2015

Game 56 lineups: Norfolk Tides and Charlotte Knights conclude three-game series

Here are the lineups:

Tides (31-24)
Henry Urrutia LF
Derrik Gibson 2B
Chris Parmelee DH
Christian Walker 1B
Dariel Alvarez RF
Michael Almanzar 3B
Audry Perez C
Julio Borbon CF
Paul Janish SS
Pitching: RHP Mike Wright (3-0, 2.64)

Knights (31-24)
Micah Johnson 2B
Tyler Saladino DH
Jason Coats LF
Matt Davidson 3B
Matt Tuiasosopo 1B
Trayce Thompson CF
George Kottaras C
Tyler Colvin RF
Leury Garcia SS
Pitching: RHP Kyle Drabek (1-3, 2.36)

Game time: 2:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: MiLB.TV / ESPN 730

Roster moves: RHP Junior Guerra had his contract purchased by the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. After being signed by the White Sox as a free agent on Oct. 28, 2014, Guerra pitched 30 innings for the Knights in seven games. He posted a 0-3 record and 3.00 ERA while striking out 40 batters. He is the fifth pitcher to be promoted to Chicago from Charlotte this season.

RHP Blake Smith was promoted to the Knights on Sunday from Double-A Birmingham. In four games with the Barons this season, Smith was 1-0 with a 4.26 ERA. Smith was acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 23 in exchange for LHP Eric Surkamp. Before being traded, Smith posted a 0-3 record with a 1.62 ERA in 15 games with Double-A Tulsa.