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Lehigh Valley IronPigs defeat Charlotte Knights 6-4

Andrew Knapp scored on a wild pitch by Phillippe Aumont to give Lehigh Valley the tiebreaking run in a 6-4 victory over the Charlotte Knights Friday night at BB&T BallPark.

Held to one hit through the first five innings, Charlotte woke up in the sixth, scoring four runs on six hits to take a 4-2 lead. But the Knights gave back the lead in a hurry. A home run by Nick Williams to lead off the seventh, an RBI single by Cedric Hunter and Aumont’s wild pitch put the IronPigs back in front. Lehigh Valley tacked on an insurance run in the ninth.

▪ Right-hander Tommy Kahnle earned his fourth promotion to the Chicago White Sox this season. In four games with the White Sox, Kahnle is 0-1 with a 2.70 ERA. He has appeared in 14 games with the Knights this season and is 1-0 with three saves and a 2.60 ERA.

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