Charlotte vs. Durham – 4/7-4/10
After splitting the opening series of the season against the Gwinnett Braves, the Bulls continue their season-opening eight-game homestand against in-state rival the Charlotte Knights. Monday’s matchup is the first of 21 meetings between the teams in 2014. Last season Durham handily won the season series by a 15-6 margin, including 14 of the final 17 games. At the DBAP the Bulls were dominant as well, going 9-2 while outscoring the Knights 63-42 in the Bull City.
This week the Bulls send 10-year MLB veteran Erik Bedard to the hill in game one – before the rotation swings back around to the top with Nathan Karns – while the Knights will counter with a couple of prospects: