Saturday, July 18, 2015

Game 95 lineups: Norfolk Tides at Charlotte Knights

Here are the lineups:

Tides (51-40) 
Henry Urrutia RF
Rey Navarro 2B
Christian Walker 1B
Dariel Alvarez CF
Steve Clevenger DH
Sean Halton LF
Michael Almanzar 3B
Audry Perez C
Paul Janish SS
Pitching: RHP Tyler Wilson (3-5, 3.06)

Knights (53-41)
Micah Johnson 2B
Leury Garcia SS
Jason Coats LF
Matt Davidson 3B
Matt Tuiasosopo RF
Trayce Thompson CF
George Kottaras C
Chris Marrero 1B
Tyler Colvin DH
Pitching: RHP Hector Noesi (0-0, 0.00)

Game time: 7:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: WMYT/ MiLB.TV/ ESPN 730

Roster moves: Right-handed pitcher Kyle Drabek (5-5, 2.86) was placed on the disabled list on Saturday. The move is retroactive to July 15. Drabek's 2.86 ERA is the third lowest in the International League, and his .211 batting average against is the second lowest in the IL among starters. He was named the IL Pitcher of the Week for the week of July 6-12 after going 2-0 with a 0.75 ERA in two starts.

Taking Drabek's spot on the Knights' roster is right-hander Shawn Haviland, who was activated off the DL on Saturday. He is 4-5 with a 4.09 ERA in 12 starts this season. His most recent start was on July 9 against the Durham Bulls, when he surrendered three runs (two earned) in a 10-8 loss. Haviland will take Drabek's spot in the rotation and start Sunday's game against Norfolk.