Knights vs. Clippers
At BB&T BallPark
Monday, 7:05 p.m.
CHA: RHP Erik Johnson (4-3, 3.96)
COL: LHP TJ House (0-0, 0.00)
Tuesday, 7:05 p.m.
CHA: RHP Kyle Drabek (0-2, 2.32)
COL: LHP Nick Maronde (0-5, 5.95)
Wednesday, 7:05 p.m.
CHA: RHP Chris Beck (3-2, 3.30)
COL: RHP Toru Murata (2-1, 2.85)
Thursday, 7:05 p.m. (Pitchers TBD)
Head to head: Charlotte (24-19) and Columbus (25-19) will be squaring off in their second series of the season. The Clippers swept the Knights in a three-game series in Columbus during early May.
Briefly: Charlotte second baseman Leury Garcia entered Sunday’s game with a team-best 18 stolen bases, ranking second in the International League behind Gwinnett’s Eury Perez’s 22. Garcia entered Sunday with six stolen bases in his past six games. … Despite an 0-2 record, Kyle Drabek has excelled recently for the Knights. He carries a 1.96 ERA in his past four starts, and opponents are hitting .173 against the right-hander this season. … As of Sunday, the Knights were tied with Indianapolis for second in the league with a .266 batting average, just behind Rochester’s .272. The team is second in the league in RBIs with 173. … At 9,389 in 22 home games this season, BB&T BallPark leads minor league baseball in average attendance. Pat James