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Tony Oliva Elected to Hall of Fame

Former Hornets Slugger Takes His Place in Cooperstown
December 6, 2021

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
November 12, 2021

HARMON KILLEBREW 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
November 5, 2021

The Atlanta Braves are 2021 World Series champions!

Flashback Fridays: 16 Knights Promoted in 2021

October 29, 2021

The 2021 season saw a total of 16 different Charlotte Knights earn a promotion to the Chicago White Sox. Add in many former Knights from past seasons, and the majority of Chicago’s talented young core have now made their way through the Queen City. From day one of Charlotte’s 2021

16 Former Knights Headline Sox ALDS Roster

White Sox Face Astros Starting Today in Houston
October 7, 2021

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
October 3, 2021

(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
October 2, 2021

(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
October 1, 2021

(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
September 30, 2021

(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
September 29, 2021

(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
September 26, 2021

(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

Ro-My Goodness! Knights Win on Walk-Off Foul Pop Out on Saturday

September 25, 2021

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – Before he left Uptown Charlotte for a promotion to the Chicago White Sox, infielder Romy Gonzalez was one of the hottest hitters on the Charlotte Knights. In two games since returning, he’s picked up right where he’s left off. Gonzalez scored the game-winning run in the

Knights Fall to Tides 7-0 on Friday Night

Romy Gonzalez Recorded Two Hits in His Return from Chicago
September 24, 2021

(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
September 23, 2021

(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
September 22, 2021

(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

Trio Promoted to Charlotte Knights Today

Pérez, Dominguez & Roper Promoted to Charlotte
September 22, 2021

The Charlotte Knights announced the addition of three players to the active roster today ahead of tonight’s opening game against the Norfolk Tides. The Knights will host the Tides at Truist Field with first pitch on tap for 7:04 p.m. C Carlos Pérez was promoted to Charlotte from Double-A Birmingham

Adam Engel Completes Rehab Assignment

Romy González Optioned to the Charlotte Knights
September 21, 2021

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
September 21, 2021

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
September 19, 2021

(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
September 18, 2021

(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
September 17, 2021

(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. Much

Knights Drop Thursday’s Contest to Bulls 8-6

Mahtook Launched His Team-High 22nd Homer of the Season
September 16, 2021

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – The Charlotte Knights dropped game three of the six-game series against the Durham Bulls by a score of 8-6 on Thursday night from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. The Bulls scored eight unanswered runs to win the game against the Knights and win the Triple-A East

Knights Fall to Bulls 2-1 on Wednesday

Adolfo Launched a 475-Foot Home Run in the Game Two Loss
September 15, 2021

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) – Left fielder Micker Adolfo launched a solo home run in the bottom of the second inning, but the Charlotte Knights dropped game two of the six-game series against the Durham Bulls by a score of 2-1 on Wednesday night from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte.