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Independence Earns 2-0 Road Victory over NYRBII

May 1, 2016 - HARRISON, N.J. - The Charlotte Independence on Sunday afternoon earned their third-straight victory, topping New York Red Bulls II by a score of 2-0 at Red Bull Arena. It marked the first loss of the season for NYRBII and the first clean sheet of the year for goalkeeper Cody Mizell and the Independence. Charlotte pressured New York from the very beginning. A long ball fell to the feet of Brian Brown just 30 seconds into the game, giving the forward a one-on-one opportunity with Red Bulls II k... Full Story

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Hounds Beat Rattlers 14-11 After Rain Delay, Improve to 2-0

April 30, 2016 - CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Hounds on Saturday night beat the visiting Rochester Rattlers 14-11 at rain-soaked American Legion Memorial Stadium. It marks the second straight victory for the Hounds, who are now 2-0 for the first time in team history. Mike Sawyer was named Coca-Cola Player of the Game for his four-point (3g, 1a) performance., while the Rattlers were lead by Jordan Wolf with three goals. Both teams struggled to find their groove early in the game due to wet and slippery field ... Full Story

Kahnle Promoted to Chicago

April 29, 2016 - RHP Tommy Kahnle, 26, went 0-0 with one save and a 3.00 ERA in seven games with the Knights this season. Kahnle will take the Chicago roster spot of RHP Daniel Webb, who was placed on Chicago's disabled list today. The Latham, NY native becomes the seventh player promoted to Chicago this season from Charlotte. The first player promoted was RHP Erik Johnson, who was recalled on April 19. Since then, catcher Kevan Smith (April 24), RHP Miguel Gonzalez (April 25), catcher Hector Sanchez (April 26)... Full Story

Lemon Promoted to Charlotte, Garcia Placed on DL

April 29, 2016 - (UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) - Infielder Marcus Lemon, who is hitting .273 (9-for-33) in nine games with the Double-A Birmingham Barons this season, has been promoted to the Charlotte Knights today. Lemon will take the roster spot of infielder/outfielder Leury Garcia, who was placed on Charlotte's disabled list (retroactive to April 28). Charlotte's active roster is set at 24 players. Lemon, 27, was signed by the Chicago White Sox as a free agent on March 12, 2015. He spent the 2015 campaign with... Full Story

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