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In the Driver's Seat, Mercedes Off to Fast Start

Former Knights Slugger Setting Records Already This Year
April 13, 2021

It’s more than fair to say that Yermín Mercedes has been the talk of Major League Baseball so far this year. So, how does a player who spent parts of eight seasons in the minors and another in the Independent Pecos League become one of the game’s most talked about

Robert Poised for Strong Sophomore Season

Former Knights Slugger Shined During His 2020 Rookie Campaign
March 29, 2021

Six-tool player. Indescribable talent. Mike Trout-type talents. Those are just some of the words used to describe Chicago White Sox outfielder Luis Robert this year in Spring Training. As the talented 23-year-old slugger now prepares for his second season in the majors in 2021, fans of the Charlotte Knights will

Truist Field, Home of the Charlotte Knights, Officially a Safe Place Partner

March 26, 2021

In March of 2021, Truist Field, home of the Charlotte Knights, officially became a Safe Place partner, becoming the first large-scale sports venue in the United States to hold the title. We hope that more teams will follow our footsteps and help extend the Safe Place network into new territory.

Charlotte Set to Host 2021 ACC Baseball Championship

February 25, 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( -- The Atlantic Coast Conference and the Charlotte Knights have announced that the 2021 ACC Baseball Championship will be held at Truist Field in Charlotte, North Carolina, May 25-30. Charlotte was originally awarded the 2020 ACC Baseball Championship following a year-long RFP process, facilitated by the ACC

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

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

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