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Fisher, Sanchez highlight White Sox rookies

Strong bats with versatile gloves get first tastes of The Show
November 15, 2021

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. Things are heating up on the South Side. For the first time in

Knights Drop Opener to Jumbo Shrimp 2-1

Mikie Mahtook Led the Way with Three Hits on Tuesday
September 7, 2021

(JACKSONVILLE, FL) -- The Charlotte Knights dropped game one of a six-game series against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp by a score of 2-1 on Tuesday night from 121 Financial Ballpark in Jacksonville, FL. Both teams scored in the first inning and then were held scoreless the rest of the way.

Knights & Tides Split Wednesday's Doubleheader

Collins & Adolfo Homer in Game One Victory
September 1, 2021

(NORFOLK, VA) – The Charlotte Knights and Norfolk Tides split Wednesday’s doubleheader from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA. The Knights won game one by a score of 7-2 and dropped game two by a score of 3-1. The two teams were unable to fully complete game two, which went into

Knights Go Big, Beat the Jumbo Shrimp 9-3

Mahtook Hit Two of Charlotte's Five Homers on Thursday
June 17, 2021

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Left fielder Mikie Mahtook launched two home runs and RHP Mike Wright won his fourth consecutive start to lead the Charlotte Knights to an impressive 9-3 win over the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp on Thursday night from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. Wright (4-1, 2.32) allowed just

Knights Batter the Shrimp 11-2 on Wednesday

Beckham Had Second Straight Two-Homer Game
June 16, 2021

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – As the weather has heated up, so has Tim Beckham. Beckham launched two home runs and third baseman Jake Burger chipped in with a homer of his own to propel the Charlotte Knights to a commanding 11-2 win over the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp on Wednesday in

State of the System: Chicago White Sox

South Siders optimistic about youth beyond Vaughn, Crochet
December 7, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. While much of the offseason conversation around

Toolshed: Burger trying new route to South Side

No. 15 White Sox prospect to spend summer in collegiate league
July 17, 2020

It's Friday, July 17, 2020, and No. 15 White Sox prospect Jake Burger will get to play regular-season baseball in a game that matters in the standings, any standings for the first time since Sept. 4, 2017. That's a stretch of 1,047 days, not that anyone's counting. He'll do so

White Sox's Burger re-tears Achilles

No. 8 Chicago prospect resets recovery time after spring injury
May 9, 2018

Jake Burger's 2018 season was already lost, but matters became even worse last week.The No. 8 White Sox prospect re-tore his left Achilles tendon and will need to restart the rehab process, Chicago general manager Rick Hahn told reporters Wednesday. 

Burger to miss 2018 with ruptured Achilles

2017 first-rounder suffered injury on basepaths in fourth game
February 27, 2018

Jake Burger's 2018 campaign was meant to be his first full season in professional baseball. It'll be anything but full following Tuesday's news.The 2017 first-rounder will miss the entire 2018 season after suffering a ruptured left Achilles tendon while running the bases in a Cactus League game, the White Sox

Drive take championship series opener in 13

Burger doubles twice, drives in 2 as Intimidators come up short
September 13, 2017

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sep. 12, 2017) - White Sox first round pick Jake Burger doubled twice and drove in two runs, but the Intimidators fell the Greenville Drive, 8-7 in 13 innings, in Game 1 of the best-of-five South Atlantic League Championship Series on Tuesday night at Intimidators Stadium supported by

Dalbec drives Greenville to Game 1 win

Boston's No. 11 prospect comes through in clutch for Finals lead
September 12, 2017

Oftentimes, a playoff series is decided by whoever makes the most of the big moments in a game. On Tuesday, after striking out in his first four trips to the plate, Bobby Dalbec came through when it mattered the most.Boston's No. 11 prospect had a couple of timely hits, including

Burger hits for the cycle as I's win in walk-off

Top pick 5-for-5; 2nd rounder Sheets drives in winning run
August 24, 2017

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug. 24, 2017) - White Sox first round pick Jake Burger hit for the cycle through his first four at-bats as the Intimidators topped the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 6-5 in 11 innings, on Thursday night at Intimidators Stadium supported by Carolinas HealthCare System. Burger finished 5-for-5 with a double, a triple,

Burger notches cycle on second five-hit night

White Sox 2017 first-round pick doubles in ninth to make history
August 24, 2017

Jake Burger had the works Thursday. The No. 12 White Sox prospect hit for the cycle and reached base six times in his second career five-hit game to lead Class A Kannapolis to a 6-5 win over Greensboro in 11 innings at Intimidators Stadium.

First round pick Burger collects 3 hits in loss

Reliever Elliott tosses 3.1 scoreless innings, striking out 3
August 22, 2017

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug. 22, 2017) - White Sox first round pick Jake Burger pounded out three hits, but the Intimidators came up short in a 5-2 loss to the Grasshoppers on Tuesday night at Intimidators Stadium supported by Carolinas HealthCare System. Kannapolis (25-33 Second Half, 64-62 overall) gave up single

Burger's RBI the lone run in loss

Game two suspended, will be resumed on Sunday
August 12, 2017

Burger's blast highlights 6-run first

First-round pick launches 2nd homer in Class A
July 31, 2017

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 31, 2017) - The Intimidators scored six runs in the bottom of the first inning, sparked by a Jake Burger home run, en route to a 9-8 victory over the Delmarva Shorebirds on Monday night at Intimidators Stadium supported by Carolinas HealthCare System. Kannapolis (16-21 Second Half,

Burger posts five-hit night for Intimidators

White Sox first-round pick tallies three extra-base hits, two RBIs
July 21, 2017

If Jake Burger makes a habit of hitting like he did Thursday night, he may want to start clearing some space for a new roommate.With his father in attendance, the 2017 White Sox first-rounder went 5-for-5 with a triple, two doubles and two RBIs as the Class A Kannapolis Intimidators