Thursday, August 6, 2015

Charlotte Knights vs. Rochester Red Wings series probables

Rochester Red Wings vs. Charlotte Knights
At BB&T BallPark
Friday, 7:05 p.m.
CHA: RHP Scott Carroll (4-2, 2.45 ERA)
ROC: LHP Pat Dean (8-9, 2.92 ERA)
Saturday, 7:05 p.m.
CHA: RHP Erik Johnson (8-7, 2.49 ERA)
ROC: RHP Jose Berrios (2-1, 3.58 ERA)
Sunday, 5:05 p.m.
CHA: RHP Hector Noesi (1-1, 2.67 ERA)
ROC: RHP Michael Bowden (7-3, 2.33 ERA)

Head to head: This is the second series between Charlotte (60-52) and Rochester (56-55), with the Redwings taking two games from the Knights in a three-game series June 26-28 in Rochester, N.Y.

Briefly: Knights infielder Drew Garcia has been hot during the early days of August, with Wednesday’s three-hit performance his third in four games. He’s now batting .600 (9 of 15) for the month (through Wednesday), with three runs scored and three RBIs. … Entering Thursday’s game against the Buffalo Bisons, Charlotte leads the International League in home runs with 103, the only team in the league to pass the 100-homer mark this season. Of those, 71 have come at BB&T BallPark.
Bill Kiser