Matt Davidson’s two-run double in the eighth inning powered the Charlotte Knights to a 4-1 victory over the Toldeo Mud Hens Monday night.
With the score tied at 1-all entering the eighth, Jacob May and Tim Anderson led off the inning with singles and advanced on a sacrifice before scoring on Davidson’s hit. Davidson would score one out later on a single by J.B. Shuck.
Erik Johnson allowed one run and seven hits in six innings to pick up the victory.
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▪ OF Jason Coats, who is batting .364, was placed on the disabled list. LHP Matt Purke will rejoin the Knights from Double-A Birmingham to take his roster spot.
▪ RHP Miguel Gonzalez (1-0, 2.45 ERA) had his contract purchased by the Chicago White Sox. His spot on the roster was taken by Johnson, who was optioned to the club after Sunday’s White Sox game.