Knights Fall to Bulls 5-2 Monday
Jacob Might and Cody Asche Each Homered for Charlotte
(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) — The Charlotte Knights dropped the opening recreation of their 4-recreation collection to the Durham Bulls by a rating of 5-2 from BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte on Monday night. Durham scored 4 runs within the ninth inning for the come-from-behind win. The loss snapped Charlotte’s two-recreation profitable streak.
RHP Brad Goldberg (three-2, three.35) got here on within the prime of the ninth inning with a 2-1 lead, however was unable to transform the save. Goldberg allowed 4 runs on three hits within the ninth inning and was saddled with the loss. The Bulls scored three of their 4 runs within the inning on a 3-run triple by Shane Peterson. Durham reliever Chaz Roe struck-out two Charlotte batters within the ninth inning to earn his third save of the season.
Offensively for the Knights, outfielders Jacob Might and Cody Asche each homered within the opener. Might put the Knights on the scoreboard first with a solo residence run within the backside of the fourth inning off Durham reliever Chase Whitley. The house run was Might’s fourth of the season.
The Bulls tied the sport within the prime of the fifth inning towards Charlotte starter Jean Machi, who was strong over 5 innings on Monday. Durham middle fielder Johnny Area singled house Trevor Plouffe within the fifth inning, which tied the sport at 1-1. Machi allowed only one run on two hits over 5 innings in his first begin of the season with the Knights.
With the sport knotted at 1-1, Asche launched a go-forward solo house run within the backside of the seventh inning to offer the Knights a 2-1 lead. The house run was Asche’s twelfth of the season and it gave the Knights a one-run lead into the ninth.
The Knights will proceed their 4-recreation collection on Tuesday towards the Durham Bulls. First pitch on Tuesday is on faucet for 7:05 p.m. and gates will open at 6:00 p.m. on Turnback Tuesday. The primary 2,000 followers by way of the gates will obtain a bobblehead of WBTV Information Anchor Paul Cameron.
Pre-recreation radio protection of Tuesday’s opener will start at 6:50 p.m. on ESPN Charlotte (730 AM) and CharlotteKnights.com. The “Voice of the Charlotte Knights” Matt Swierad and lengthy-time Charlotte Knights broadcaster Mike Pacheco could have the decision for all the motion.
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