Charlotte Knights

Bulls edge Knights in season finale

FORT MILL -- With the South Division Championship wrapped up, the Durham Bulls held off Charlotte 2-1 before 5,168 in the final regular-season game for both teams. The Bulls clinched the division with Richmond's 6-5 loss to Norfolk on Sunday night. The Knights were playing for pride against their North Carolina rivals. The Knights finished the season at 63-80.

Charlie Haeger (5-16) struck out nine Bulls in seven innings of work for the Knights but took the loss. Mitch Talbot (13-9) got the win for Durham, while Chad Orvella picked up his 20 save on the season.

Knights infielder Earl Snyder went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, which came in the sixth inning.

Following the game, the Chicago White Sox called up pitchers Heath Phillips (13-7, 4.30) and Lance Broadway (8-9, 4.65) as part of their September call-ups.