Knights Look to Make it 15-Straight Home Wins Vs. Bulls
ALL-TIME SERIES INFO: The Charlotte Knights and Durham Bulls will continue their 2013 series tonight in game one of a four-game series from Knights Stadium. The Bulls lead the
All-Time series 146-130 and at Knights Stadium they hold a 70-66 record. The two teams will
head to Durham on April 17-18 for a quick two-game set. Durham is 76-55 at the DBAP Park.
2012 SERIES INFO: The Knights played impressive baseball against the Bulls last season —
posting a 10-0 record at Knights Stadium, and an overall record of 15-6. Against the Bulls in
Durham the Knights went 5-6.
2013 SERIES INFO: The Charlotte Knights opened their four-game series against the Durham Bulls on Saturday night with a 5-4 win and continued with a 5-2 win on Sunday.
WIN-A-BULL GAMES: The Charlotte Knights continued their home winning streak against the Durham Bulls on Sunday. After winning their last two home games against Durham in 2011, and all 10 in 2012, the Knights are now 14-0 against the Bulls at home, dating back to August 31, 2011.
PHEGLEY PHEELS IT: Josh Phegley ended Sunday’s game in the bottom of the 11th inning with a game-winning three-run home run – his fourth homer of the season. Phegley hit six home runs all of last year – including five during the month of August. The most home runs he has ever hit in a season is nine. He hit nine in 2009 Kannapolis & combined to hit nine in 2011 with Charlotte (2) and Birmingham (7).
WALK-OFF: Josh Phegley’s 11th inning, three-run home run was the Knights second walk-off home run of the homestand. On Thursday in the home opener, Seth Loman launched a walk-off home run. The Knights had nine walk-off wins in 2012.
SOLID BULLPEN: The Knights bullpen was impressive on Sunday – combining on five scoreless innings in relief of starter Jason Berken. Tony Pena threw three shutout innings, and Brian Omogrosso and Jhan Carlos Marinez each threw one inning each.
ALL GOOD STREAKS MUST COME TO AN END: Luis Durango entered Sunday’s game with a team-best eight-game hit streak. Durango was unable to keep the streak alive and went 0-5 on the afternoon. Two other Knights have had streaks of five games or more. Josh Phegley had a six-game hit streak and Seth Loman had a five game hit streak earlier this season.
DOUBLE TROUBLE: Jim Gallagher roped his second double of the season on Sunday. He has 56 for his Knights career, two less than Tim Hummel’s 58 (10th All-Time Knights leaders).
HIT, HIT, HOORAY: Jordan Danks has now had a multi-hit game in four-straight games after yesterday’s two-hit performance. In all, Danks has had six multi-hit games this season.