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Official Knights Statement on Expanded Capacity 

First Home Game on April 13 at Truist Field vs. Durham
February 24, 2021

OFFICIAL CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS STATEMENT - FEBRUARY 24, 2021 “We are very pleased with today’s announcement from Governor Cooper that outdoor sports venues in North Carolina can now operate at 30% capacity. Our first home game of the 2021 season is set for Tuesday, April 13th and we look forward to

Pitchers and Catchers Have Reported to Camp

White Sox First Spring Training Game On Tap for February 28
February 17, 2021

There are a number of notable dates in the mind of a baseball fan. Each year around this time, fans get excited for these two words – pitchers and catchers. Add in these two more words – have reported – and baseball fans will get even more pumped for their

Charlotte’s 2021 Season: What You Can Expect 

Knights Return as White Sox Affiliate, Join New League
February 12, 2021

Over the last couple of days, a number of significant announcements have been made around Major League Baseball in regards to the new Minor League Baseball structure. These announcements have featured updates on all 120 Minor League Baseball teams under the new Player Development License (PDL). With this, you will

Knights to Play in a New Southeast Division of Triple-A Baseball

Jacksonville, Memphis, Nashville Join Seven-Team Group Under New Structure Announced by MLB
February 12, 2021

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Earlier today, Major League Baseball announced the new league structure for all 120 Minor League Baseball teams under the Professional Development License (PDL). The Knights, members of the International League since 1993, are now members of a new Southeast Division of the Triple-A East League. In

Rajkowski Named One of Charlotte's Most Admired CEOs by Charlotte Business Journal

November 17, 2020

The Charlotte Knights would like to congratulate Dan Rajkowski, who has been named as one of Charlotte's Most Admired CEOs by the Charlotte Business Journal. Rajkowski, the Chief Operating Officer of the Charlotte Knights, received the award during the Charlotte Business Journal's Virtual Awards Ceremony on November 17, 2020.

Eloy Jiménez Wins Silver Slugger Award

Former Knights Outfielder Earns First MLB Award
November 6, 2020

On Thursday, November 5, 2020, Major League Baseball announced the winners of the Silver Slugger Award in both the American League and National League. Shortstop Tim Anderson and outfielder Eloy Jiménez -- both former Charlotte Knights -- were named American League Silver Slugger Award winners. Additionally, first baseman José Abreu

Former Knights Slugger Earns Award in Rookie Season

Former Knights Slugger Earns Award in Rookie Season
November 4, 2020

On May 27, 2017, 19-year-old Cuban sensation Luis Robert signed a contract with the Chicago White Sox. Just three years later, Robert is taking home a Major League Baseball award after completing his rookie year.

Robert Vies for Rookie of the Year Award

Former Knights Slugger is a Finalist for Rookie Honor
November 9, 2020

Luis Robert had an impressive rookie season. After winning a Rawlings Gold Glove Award last week, the talented 23-year-old now has another chance to add one more distinguished award to his trophy case. Robert is one of three finalists for the American League Rookie of the Year Award, joining Seattle's

White Sox Fall to A's 6-4 in Deciding Game Three

Luis Robert's 487-Foot Home Run Not Enough to Lead Sox to ALDS
October 1, 2020

(OAKLAND, CA) -- Luis Robert launched a mammoth 487-foot home run, but the Chicago White Sox fell to the Oakland A's by a score of 6-4 in the deciding game of a best-of-three series on Thursday from the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA. With the loss, the 2020 season officially

Former Knights Lead A's to 5-3 Win Wednesday

White Sox Battle Late, Head to Winner-Take-All Game Three
September 30, 2020

(OAKLAND, CA) -- RHP Chris Bassitt and shortstop Marcus Semien -- both former Charlotte Knights -- led the Oakland Athletics to a 5-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday in game two of the 2020 American League Wild Card Series from the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA. With

White Sox Win Game One, Beat the A's 4-1

Giolito Throws Seven Solid Frames To Lead Sox
September 29, 2020

(OAKLAND, CA) -- Lucas Giolito was perfect through six innings and the offense slugged three home runs to lead the Chicago White Sox to an impressive 4-1 win over the Oakland A's in game one of the 2020 American League Wild Card Series on Tuesday from the Oakland Coliseum in

New for 2020: Pitcher’s Three-Batter Minimum Rule

September 21, 2020

New to Major League Baseball (MLB) for the 2020 season is a Three-Batter Minimum Rule for pitchers. When a relief pitcher enters the game, he is now required to face at least three batters or pitch until the end of the half inning before he can be replaced by another

New for 2020: Baseball’s DH Rule

September 8, 2020

The DH Rule has been a part of the American League (AL) for 47 years. Implemented by Major League Baseball (MLB) in 1973, the DH Rule was initially to run a three-year trial period in the AL with the hopes of both leagues adopting the rule for the start of

New for 2020: MLB Extra Inning Rule

August 30, 2020

In an effort to reduce the length of extra-inning games for the 2020 season, Major League teams now begin each extra inning with a runner on second base. While brand new to MLB, this rule has been a part of MiLB for several years. The new addition is also part