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Jirschele to Manage Knights for 2023 Season, Full Coaching Staff Announced

Wisconsin Native Becomes Third Former Knights Player to Become Knights Manager
January 31, 2023

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Justin Jirschele, who played for the Charlotte Knights over parts of two seasons (2014-15), has been named as the team’s new manager for the upcoming 2023 campaign. Jirschele, 32, will be introduced to the media during an introductory press conference at Truist Field on Wednesday, February

Plans for Paper Mill Pub at Truist Field Unveiled

Local Neighborhood Pub Set to Open This Summer in Uptown Charlotte at the Home of the Knights
January 18, 2023

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- At a press conference held earlier today in Uptown Charlotte, the Charlotte Knights unveiled plans and renderings for the Paper Mill Pub, a year-round neighborhood pub located at Truist Field. The project, which officially started on Monday, January 9, is expected to be completed by this

Knights Announce 22 Fireworks Dates & Home Game Times for 2023 Season 

10th Year at Truist Field Set to Blast Off with Fireworks on Friday, March 31st against Memphis
October 18, 2022

DOWNLOAD THE SCHEDULE BOOM! 22 THRILLING FIREWORKS SHOWS ON TAP FOR 2023 Beginning with Opening Knight on Friday, March 31 against the Memphis Redbirds (Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals), the Charlotte Knights will light up the Uptown Charlotte skyline on 22 occasions at Truist Field in 2023 –

Parrott Named IL Sports Turf Manager of the Year

Charlotte’s Director of Field Operations Earns International League Award as Voted on by MLB, League Managers & Coaches
December 6, 2022

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights are pleased to announce that Matt Parrott -- the team’s Director of Field Operations -- has been named the 2022 International League Sports Turf Manager of the Year. The award was selected by Major League Baseball, in conjunction with International League field managers

Johnson Named White Sox Assistant Hitting Coach

Former Big Leaguer Spent Two Seasons as Knights Hitting Coach
November 30, 2022

Chris Johnson, who spent the 2021 and 2022 seasons as the hitting coach for the Charlotte Knights, was added to the Chicago White Sox major league coaching staff on November 29. Johnson, 38, will serve as Chicago’s assistant hitting coach for the 2023 season. The White Sox finalized the team’s

It’s All Charlotte! Knights Go #CLTBlue with Exciting Brand Refresh   

Team Unveiled New Logos & Jerseys at Annual Postseason Party for Season Members & Corporate Partners
November 1, 2022

BRAND REFRESH WITH NEW LOGOS & ON-FIELD JERSEYS UNVEILED AT ANNUAL POSTSEASON PARTY As the Charlotte Knights embark on a 10th year in Uptown Charlotte in 2023, the team began a new era in franchise history on Tuesday, November 1 by unveiling a brand refresh featuring a new logo set

Exciting Ice Hockey Action Coming to Truist Field

Charlotte Rush to Play Ballpark’s First-Ever Ice Hockey Game on Friday, UNC Charlotte Club Team Hosts Wake Forest Club Team on Saturday
November 15, 2022

FIRST-EVER ICE HOCKEY GAME SET FOR THIS FRIDAY AT TRUIST FIELD This week, Truist Field will host three exciting ice hockey games on the ballpark’s newly-installed, regulation-sized ice rink in the outfield. The Charlotte Rush, a Tier III Junior Hockey Program in the USPHL (United States Premier Hockey League), will

Mark Payton Named a 2022 Triple-A All-Star 

Charlotte Outfielder Led the Knights in Nearly Every Offensive Category in 2022
November 7, 2022

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Outfielder Mark Payton, who led the Charlotte Knights in nearly every offensive category this past season, was named as a 2022 Triple-A All-Star, as announced by Minor League Baseball earlier today. Payton was named as the designated hitter on the 2022 International League All-Star Team. Votes

2022 World Series Ties to the Knights

Manuel, Velandia & Threets, Former Knights in Postseason
October 28, 2022

When the 2022 World Series gets underway on Friday, October 28, the Philadelphia Phillies and Houston Astros will go head-to-head for baseball superiority. The 2022 World Series starts with game one in Houston at Minute Maid Park on Friday night and the Astros enter play with a 7-0 record in

Player Profile: Oscar Colás

It Was An Impressive 2022 Campaign for the 24-Year-Old
October 26, 2022

OF Oscar Colás entered the 2022 season ranked as the number two prospect in the Chicago White Sox system by MLB.com. He certainly lived up to that high praise. A native of Havana, Cuba, Colás was signed by the White Sox as a free agent on January 25, 2022. He

Player Profile: Mark Payton

Outfielder Thrived in Charlotte, Led Team in Numerous Categories
October 19, 2022

OF Mark Payton excelled in his first year in the Chicago White Sox organization. Signed by the organization as a free agent this past offseason, Payton spent the majority of the 2022 campaign with the Charlotte Knights and was one of the top players in the entire International League. His

September Highlights: Foster & Sosa Impressed

A Month-by-Month Recap of the 2022 Season
October 8, 2022

The 2022 season for the Charlotte Knights yielded some strong performances for many of the players within the Chicago White Sox organization. Charlotte Knights Media Relations Associate, Sam Perry, took a month-by-month look back at the 2022 season. In this six-part series, Perry highlights the top players from each month

August Highlights: Perez & Sánchez Prevailed

A Month-by-Month Recap of the 2022 Season
October 7, 2022

The 2022 season for the Charlotte Knights yielded some strong performances for many of the players within the Chicago White Sox organization. Charlotte Knights Media Relations Associate, Sam Perry, took a month-by-month look back at the 2022 season. In this six-part series, Perry highlights the top players from each month

July Highlights: Kubat & Payton Stood Out

A Month-by-Month Recap of the 2022 Season
October 6, 2022

The 2022 season for the Charlotte Knights yielded some strong performances for many of the players within the Chicago White Sox organization. Charlotte Knights Media Relations Associate, Sam Perry, took a month-by-month look back at the 2022 season. In this six-part series, Perry highlights the top players from each month

June Highlights: Finnegan & Rutherford Excelled

A Month-by-Month Recap of the 2022 Season
October 5, 2022

The 2022 season for the Charlotte Knights yielded some strong performances for many of the players within the Chicago White Sox organization. Charlotte Knights Media Relations Associate, Sam Perry, took a month-by-month look back at the 2022 season. In this six-part series, Perry highlights the top players from each month

May Highlights: Martin & Zavala Led the Way

A Month-by-Month Recap of the 2022 Season
October 4, 2022

The 2022 season for the Charlotte Knights yielded some strong performances for many of the players within the Chicago White Sox organization. Charlotte Knights Media Relations Associate, Sam Perry, took a month-by-month look back at the 2022 season. In this six-part series, Perry highlights the top players from each month

April Highlights: Benjamin & Remillard Shined

A Month-by-Month Recap of the 2022 Season
October 3, 2022

The 2022 season for the Charlotte Knights yielded some strong performances for many of the players within the Chicago White Sox organization. Charlotte Knights Media Relations Associate, Sam Perry, took a month-by-month look back at the 2022 season. In this six-part series, Perry highlights the top players from each month

Knights Conclude 2022 Campaign with 9-5 Loss 

Nick Ciuffo & Craig Dedelow Homered in the Season Finale
September 28, 2022

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights wrapped up the 2022 regular season on Wednesday afternoon with a 9-5 loss against the Durham Bulls from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. Charlotte center fielder Tyler Neslony had a solid day at the plate. Neslony went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two

Knights Fall to Bulls 10-1 on Tuesday

Colás Drove Home Charlotte’s Lone Run of the Game
September 27, 2022

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights dropped game two of the six-game series against the Durham Bulls by a score of 10-1 on Tuesday night in front of a crowd of 9,380 fans at Truist Field. Charlotte outfielder Oscar Colás continued his solid hitting and went 1-4 with the

Knights Drop Opener to Bulls 6-2 Monday

Oscar Colás Recorded a Four-Hit Game for Charlotte
September 26, 2022

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights dropped the opening game of a three-game series against the Durham Bulls on Monday night by a score of 6-2 from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. Chicago White Sox number two prospect Oscar Colás made his Truist Field debut on Monday and recorded

Wright & Neslony Activated off Injured List

Righty Gets the Start in Game One of the Series
September 26, 2022

The Charlotte Knights have announced two roster moves ahead of Monday's 6:35 p.m. ET game against the Durham Bulls from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. tonight. RHP Mike Wright was activated off the Injured List today and will start tonight’s game for the Knights. Wright,

Knights Fall to 'Shrimp 12-3 on Sunday

Catcher Carlos Pérez Hit His 21st Homer of the Season
September 25, 2022

(JACKSONVILLE, FL) – The Charlotte Knights dropped the finale of a six-game series against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp by a score of 12-3 on Sunday afternoon from 121 Financial Ballpark in Jacksonville, FL. With the loss, the two teams split the six-game series, 3-3. Overall, the Knights went 4-8 on