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    Charlotte Knights pitcher Zach Putnam (28) throws off a bullpen mound during practice at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights player's glove and cap sit in the team's dugout at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights pitching coach Richard Dotson watches players run through batting practice at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights players run across the outfield during practice at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights catcher Hector Gimenez (23) catches practice pitches at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    A portion of the Charlotte, NC skyline is reflected in windows as Charlotte Knights Matt Millward walks through the stands at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights pitching coach Richard Dotson watches pitchers throw during practice at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights third baseman Matt Davidson (22) throws to first base during practice at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights third baseman Matt Davidson (22) follows through on a swing during batting practice at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights manager Joel Skinner throws batting practice pitches at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte Knights players run through practice drills at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights pitcher Deunte Heath picks up his gear during practice at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    A baseball rests in a helmet cube in the Charlotte Knights dugout during batting practice at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte Knights pitching coach Richard Dotson throws batting practice pitches to players at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights Tyler Saladino (8) watches the flight of a teammates batting practice hit at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights pitcher David Purcey (44) throws off a bullpen mound during practice at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    The Charlotte, NC skyline provides the backdrop as the Charlotte Knights take batting practice at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
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    Batting practice baseballs sit at the ready for the Charlotte Knights during practice at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    The Charlotte Knights run across the outfield during practice at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    (Right) Charlotte Knights manager Joel Skinner at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    (L-R) Charlotte Knights pitching coach Richard Dotson works with a pitcher during practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights Jordan Danks (20) loosens up at the start of practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights Josh Phegley (4) and Andy Wilkins (17) joke around prior to the start of practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights Matt Davidson (22) prepares to step into the batting cage during practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights pitcher Andre Rienzo (25) sits in the team's dugout following practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights pitcher Charlie Leesman throws batting practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights Matt Davidson (22) fields baseballs from his knees during practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights manager Joel Skinner turns toward players gathered around the batting cage after catching during practice at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    The Charlotte Knights practiced at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    The Charlotte Knights practice at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    (L-R) Charlotte Knights pitching coach Richard Dotson watches Dan Black (40) field baseballs from his knees during practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    (L-R) Charlotte Knights manager Joel Skinner and catcher Josh Phegley (4) look at the webbing in Skinner's catchers mitt during practice at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights catcher Josh Phegley (4) prepares to step into the batting cage during practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights Carlos Sanchez (13) smiles as he and his teammates begin to loosen up during practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights Tyler Saladino (8) motions across the field from second base as he runs the bases during practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights pitcher Javy Guerra (11) loosens up during practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    Charlotte Knights catcher Josh Phegley (4) prepares to step into the batting cage during practice on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, NC.
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    The view from the Home Run Porch in right field at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    The Charlotte, NC skyline provides the backdrop as the Charlotte Knights take batting practice at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
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    (L-R) Charlotte Knights catcher Josh Phegley (4) and Jordan Danks (20) at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    With the Charlotte, NC skyline as a backdrop, a groundskeeper tends to the infield dirt following a Charlotte Knights practice at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
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