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Cody Asche’s walk-off single in ninth leads Charlotte Knights past Columbus Clippers

Former major league shortstop Bucky Dent, center, poses with Charlotte Knights pitcher Carson Fulmer, left, and mascot Homer after throwing the first pitch before Wednesday’s game at BB&T Ballpark. During his career, Dent played for the Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals. He won two World Series Championships with the Yankees, earning the 1978 World Series MVP award.
Former major league shortstop Bucky Dent, center, poses with Charlotte Knights pitcher Carson Fulmer, left, and mascot Homer after throwing the first pitch before Wednesday’s game at BB&T Ballpark. During his career, Dent played for the Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals. He won two World Series Championships with the Yankees, earning the 1978 World Series MVP award. jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Cody Asche hit a walk-off single with two outs in the ninth inning, as the Charlotte Knights beat the Columbus Clippers 7-6 on Wednesday.

Grant Green scored the game-winning run after he hit an RBI double.

The Clippers took a 6-5 lead in the top of the ninth when Chris Colabello hit an RBI single, bringing home Yandy Diaz as part of a three-run inning.

Bobby Parnell (1-1) got the win in relief while Kyle Crockett (1-2) took the loss in the International League game.

Tyler Naquin tripled and singled twice, driving in two runs for the Clippers. Erik Kratz singled three times, also stealing a base.

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