Homer the Dragon Will Deliver Valentine's Day Gifts This Year

January 24, 2020 12:54 PM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Valentine's Day is right around the corner and the Charlotte Knights are spreading love around the Queen City with help from Homer the Dragon. Much like in past years, the Knights are once again giving fans a chance to surprise their sweetie with a special Valentine's Day delivery from their lovable mascot.

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2020 Sunbelt Rentals Collegiate Baseball Series Announced

January 22, 2020 11:37 AM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Sunbelt Rentals Collegiate Baseball Series will return to BB&T Ballpark this year and will once again be headlined by the annual University of North Carolina against the University of South Carolina game. The Knights recently signed a two-year deal to bring the annual contest back to BB&T Ballpark for a fifth consecutive season in 2020. The two teams will face off on Tuesday, April 7 at the home of the Knights.

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Gastonia Native Wes Helms Named Charlotte's New Manager

Entire 2020 Coaching Staff Revealed

January 13, 2020 11:21 AM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Former major leaguer, Wes Helms, a native of Gastonia, NC, has been named the new manager of the Charlotte Knights for the 2020 season. Helms, 43, will be introduced to the media at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.

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Knights Hiring for Upcoming 2020 Season

Seasonal Positions Now Available

Opening Knight of the 2020 season is set for Thursday, April 16 at 7:04 p.m. (Laura Wolff/Charlotte Knights)

January 10, 2020 2:43 PM ET

The Charlotte Knights are now hiring a number of seasonal positions for the upcoming 2020 season. The team kicks off the upcoming campaign -- their seventh in Uptown Charlotte -- on Thursday, April 16 at 7:04 p.m. against the Durham Bulls at BB&T Ballpark.

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2020 ACC Baseball Championship All-Session Ticket Books Now On Sale

November 22, 2019 1:17 PM ET

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) - Full tournament packages for the 2020 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship, scheduled for May 19-24 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte, North Carolina, are now on sale.

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Matt Parrott Named Triple-A Baseball Sports Field Manager of the Year for Third Straight Season

Parrott has earned his third consecutive Sports Field Manager of the Year Award. (Laura Wolff/Charlotte Knights)

October 31, 2019 3:52 PM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) - The Charlotte Knights are pleased to announce that head groundskeeper, Matt Parrott, has been named the 2019 Triple-A Baseball Sports Field Manager of the Year sponsored by STMA and Echo Tools. This is the third consecutive season that Parrott has been honored with this prestigious award (2017-19).

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Charlotte 49ers to Host Two Games at BB&T Ballpark in 2020

The 49ers will return to Uptown Charlotte in 2020 for the sixth straight year. (Laura Wolff/Charlotte Knights)

October 29, 2019 9:18 AM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- For the sixth consecutive season, the Charlotte 49ers will return to Uptown Charlotte to play baseball at BB&T Ballpark in 2020. The 49ers will host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Tuesday, March 17 and then host the N.C. State University Wolfpack on Tuesday, March 24. Gates for both games will open at 6:00 p.m. and first pitch of each of the two matchups is on tap for 7:05 p.m. from the home of the Charlotte Knights.

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"Fields For Our Future" Winner Crowned

Mint Hill Athletic Association's Girls' Softball Field Chosen for Renovation

October 1, 2019 2:33 PM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Back in August, the Charlotte Knights announced a partnership with Sta-Green and Lowe's to launch "Fields For Our Future" -- an annual field renovation project. Today, the Knights are excited to announce that the girls' softball field at Mint Hill Athletic Association has been crowned as the inaugural winner. The field makeover is set to take place in November.

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Charlotte Knights Nominated for Minor League Baseball's Top Honor

Team Selected as International League's Nominee for Distinguished John H. Johnson President's Award

The Knights have welcomed over 3.8 million fans through the gates in six seasons. (Laura Wolff/Charlotte Knights)

September 26, 2019 10:45 AM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE) -- The Charlotte Knights are pleased to announce that the team has been selected as the International League's nominee for the John H. Johnson President's Award. One team from each of the 14 leagues in Minor League Baseball is nominated each year. The winning team will receive Minor League Baseball's top honor at Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings Banquet on Sunday, December 8 in San Diego, CA.

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Sitting Down With Nick Madrigal

Whirlwind 2019 Season Leads Top Prospect To Charlotte

Nick Madrigal hit .331 over 29 games for the Knights in his Triple-A debut. (Laura Wolff/Charlotte Knights)

By Aaron Cheris | September 19, 2019 1:58 PM ET

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