Daryle Ward hit a two-run single to cap a four-run first inning as the visiting Charlotte Knights cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Norfolk Tides in front of 5,877 at Harbor Park. Top-catching prospect Tyler Flowers and former Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees third baseman Wilson Betemit added solo home runs for the last-place Knights. Justin Christian had two of Norfolk's three hits. ...
In Coastal Plain play, Logan Robbins' two-run homer in the eighth inning gave the Peninsula Pilots the lead in an 8-7 victory over visiting Fayetteville. The Pilots are 12-2 in the second half of CPL play.
Also in CPL news, Pilots pitcher Tyler McSwain, will be replacing Columbia's Tyler Christman in the CPL all-star game due to an summer school obligations.
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