Flashback Fridays: From Charlotte to Cooperstown
Former Hornets Hurler Was First Charlotte Player Elected to Hall
When Tony Oliva was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame last month, he became the sixth player to go from Charlotte to Cooperstown. While he most certainly won’t be the last (Curt Schilling has a chance to be elected later this month), the first player to go from
Tony Oliva Elected to Hall of Fame
Former Hornets Slugger Takes His Place in Cooperstown
Tony Oliva, an eight-time American League All-Star and two-time World Series Champion, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, December 5 as part of the Golden Days Era Committee. Oliva joined three others also elected by that committee on Sunday -- Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat and
Flashback Fridays: Killebrew Excelled in Charlotte
Hall of Fame Slugger Hit .325 with Hornets in 1956
Before he was considered one of the game’s greatest power-hitting sluggers of all time, Harmon Killebrew made his way through Charlotte in 1956 -- just two years after being discovered as a 17-year-old.
The Washington Senators signed Killebrew in 1954 under Major League Baseball's Bonus Rule. The rule,
Flashback Fridays: Kranitz Earns Championship
Former Knights Pitching Coach Wins World Series with Braves
The Atlanta Braves are 2021 World Series champions!
Sports Card Show Set for January 8 at Truist Field
Event Runs from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Home of the Knights
(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights are pleased to announce a new and exciting event coming to Truist Field in January. The Knights are partnering with BM Sports Cards to host the ballpark’s first-ever Sports Card Show on Saturday, January 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Truist
16 Former Knights Headline Sox ALDS Roster
White Sox Face Astros Starting Today in Houston
Now that the Boston Red Sox (American League) and Los Angeles Dodgers (National League) have clinched the final two spots with wins, the 2021 MLB Playoff matchups are all set and postseason baseball officially begins today, Thursday, October 7.
WHITE SOX VS. ASTROS
The Chicago White Sox went 93-69 and
Knights Drop Final Game of 2021 to Redbirds 4-3
2022 Campaign Begins on April 5 in Norfolk
(MEMPHIS, TN) -- Infielders Danny Mendick and Romy Gonzalez hit back-to-back home runs to start the game, but the Charlotte Knights dropped the final game of the 2021 season by a score of 4-3 to the Memphis Redbirds on Sunday afternoon from AutoZone Park in Memphis, TN.
Knights & Redbirds Cancelled on Saturday
Second-Straight Game Cancelled, Finale on Sunday at 3:05 PM ET
(MEMPHIS, TN) -- Saturday’s game between the Charlotte Knights and Memphis Redbirds originally scheduled for 4:15 p.m. ET from AutoZone Park in Memphis, TN has been cancelled due to weather. The game will not be made up.
This is the second consecutive day a game has been cancelled in Memphis.
Knights & Redbirds Cancelled on Friday
Game Will Not Be Made Up, Saturday's Game Set for 4:15 PM ET
(MEMPHIS, TN) -- Friday’s game between the Charlotte Knights and Memphis Redbirds originally scheduled for 8:10 p.m. ET from AutoZone Park in Memphis, TN has been cancelled due to field conditions. The game will not be made up.
The two teams will continue the series on Saturday afternoon with the
Knights Fall to Redbirds 6-4 on Thursday
Mahtook Recorded His Team-High 26th Homer of the Season
(MEMPHIS, TN) – Center fielder Mikie Mahtook launched his team-high 26th home run of the season, but the Charlotte Knights dropped game two of the five-game series against the Memphis Redbirds by a score of 6-4 from AutoZone Park in Memphis, TN on Thursday night. The loss was Charlotte’s second
Knights Drop Opener in Memphis 12-1
Matt Reynolds Had Two of Charlotte’s Six Hits
(MEMPHIS, TN) – The Charlotte Knights dropped game one of the five-game series against the Memphis Redbirds by a score of 12-1 on Wednesday afternoon from AutoZone Park in Memphis, TN.
RHP Johan Domínguez (0-1, 16.50) started for the Knights and was saddled with the loss after he allowed eight
Knights Drop Home Game Finale to Tides 6-1
Mendick Drove Home Charlotte’s Lone Run of the Game
(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – The Charlotte Knights dropped the final home game of the 2021 campaign by a score of 6-1 to the Norfolk Tides from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte on Sunday. With the loss, the Knights finished the five-game series against the Tides 2-3.
The Tides scored three
Knights Fall to Tides 7-0 on Friday Night
Romy Gonzalez Recorded Two Hits in His Return from Chicago
(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – The Charlotte Knights dropped Friday night’s game to the Norfolk Tides by a score of 7-0 from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. The loss was Charlotte’s second of the series. The Knights are now 1-2 during “The Final Stretch” so far this season.
The Tides scored
Knights Split Thursday’s Doubleheader with Tides
Burger’s Three-Run Homer in Game Two Wins it for Charlotte
(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – The Charlotte Knights split Thursday’s doubleheader against the Norfolk Tides from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. The Knights dropped game one by a score of 8-4 and won game two by a score of 8-7.
Charlotte third baseman Jake Burger played the hero in game two.
Knights Postponed on Wednesday Due to Inclement Weather
Doubleheader Set for Thursday at 5:35 PM
(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Wednesday’s game between the Charlotte Knights and Norfolk Tides from Truist Field has been postponed due to inclement weather. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Thursday, September 23 with game one starting at 5:35 p.m. Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. and both games
Adam Engel Completes Rehab Assignment
Romy González Optioned to the Charlotte Knights
Chicago White Sox OF Adam Engel has completed his Major League Baseball Rehab Assignment with the Charlotte Knights and was activated by the Chicago White Sox today. Engel, 30, was placed on Chicago’s 10-day Injured List with left shoulder inflammation on August 16, 2021 (retroactive August 13). This season with
Triple-A Final Stretch to Benefit Local Charity
Knights Select Baseball For Life to Receive These Donations
New York, NY, September 21, 2021 — Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the creation of a charitable component to the 10-game Triple-A Final Stretch of games that will benefit 501(c)3 charities in each Triple-A city.
For each home run hit by Triple-A teams (home and road games) during the
Knights Drop Sunday’s Finale to Bulls 9-4
Knights Hit Three Home Runs in Sunday's Regular Season Finale
(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – The Charlotte Knights dropped the finale of a six-game series against the Durham Bulls by a score of 9-4 on Sunday night from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte.
Center fielder Mikie Mahtook continued his hot hitting and launched a two-run home run in the first inning
Knights Fall to Bulls 9-5 on Saturday Night
Mikie Mahtook Launched Two Home Runs in the Game Five Loss
(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – Center fielder Mikie Mahtook launched two home runs, but the Charlotte Knights dropped game five of the six-game series against the Durham Bulls on Saturday night by a score of 9-5 from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. Mahtook led the Knights with three hits on Saturday.
Knights Beat the Bulls 5-4 on Friday Night
Seby Zavala Homered in Charlotte’s Three-Run Fourth Inning
(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – The Charlotte Knights scored three runs in the fourth inning and survived a late-inning rally to beat the Durham Bulls on Friday night by a score of 5-4 from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. The win was Charlotte’s first of the series against the Bulls.