Charlotte Knights

Charlotte Knights Gameday 6.16.2015

Knights vs. Red Sox

At BB&T BallPark

Tuesday, 7:05 p.m.

CHA: RHP Erik Johnson (4-5, 3.66)

PAW: RHP Zeke Spruill (4-1, 3.66)

Wednesday, 7:05 p.m.

CHA: RHP Scott Carroll (3-2, 2.37)

PAW: RHP Jess Todd (2-2, 5.28)

Thursday, 7:05 p.m.

CHA: TBD

PAW: TBD

Head to head: This will be the second and final series between Charlotte (34-29) and Pawtucket (32-32) this season. The Knights visited the Red Sox for a three-game series in Pawtucket from June 8-10. Charlotte won the series two games to one.

Briefly: Knights second baseman Micah Johnson is hitting .424 in his past 10 games. Johnson is batting .370 in June, raising his season average to .330. Johnson entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the No. 4 prospect in the Chicago White Sox organization. ... As of Monday, Charlotte starting pitcher Erik Johnson is first in the International League in strikeouts with 68. Johnson’s 9.59 strikeouts per nine innings are also first in the IL this season. In his most recent start, Johnson struck out eight batters on June 10 in Pawtucket. ... The Knights expect to welcome their 1-millionth fan to BB&T BallPark during the upcoming homestand. Entering Tuesday’s game, 9,725 fans separated Charlotte from the mark. The Knights lead Minor League Baseball in average attendance with 9,455 fans per game. Pat James

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