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Cannon Baller Chronicle: Ballers on Wrong End of Series Sweep at Home  

May 24, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Following one of the most successful weeks of the season, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers returned home for a six-game set with the Fayetteville Woodpeckers at Atrium Health Ballpark. The Ballers put together nice stretches of offense and tallied good appearances on the mound but could not pick

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Kannapolis Swipes Series With FredNats to Move to Above .500  

May 17, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – When the Fredericksburg Nationals visited Atrium Health Ballpark in mid-April, the team that occupied the visiting dugout showed their talent by picking up five victories in six games with the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers. However, now that the season is in mid-May, the tides turned drastically on the

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Homestand Brings Ballers Second Straight Split Series 

May 12, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Enduring a weather system that pushed part of Friday’s game into Saturday morning, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers endured many challenges en route to a split series with the Down East Wood Ducks at Atrium Health Ballpark. It is the second straight split of a series on the

Major Composting Effort Highlights Cannon Ballers Earth Day Initiatives

Team Focused on Strategies That Reduce Gameday Waste
April 22, 2022

(KANNAPOLIS, N.C.) – Expanding the team’s commitment to making Atrium Health Ballpark one of the “greenest” venues in Minor League Baseball, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have announced new composting efforts aimed at reducing gameday waste. During each Cannon Ballers home game, fans will now see green composting receptacles located throughout

Community-Focused Nights Added to Cannon Ballers Schedule

Team Supported Initiatives Highlight Season Long Celebration
April 20, 2022

(KANNAPOLIS, N.C.) – Community initiatives have remained a core focus for the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and today the team announced a variety of additional highlights for the 2022 season. This Saturday, April 23rd, the Ballers will host their inaugural HBCU Night at Atrium Health Ballpark. The night will highlight the

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Ballers Sweep Woodpeckers on Opening Weekend

April 12, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have opened their 2022 season with an Opening Weekend series sweep of the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, winning each of their first three games of the season at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the three victories, Kannapolis is above a .500 record for the first time

F&M Bank Cannon Ballers Invitational

April 4, 2022

(KANNAPOLIS, N.C.) – After taking two years off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cannon Ballers and F&M Bank are excited to welcome back eight talented high school teams to Atrium Health Ballpark for the F&M Bank Cannon Ballers Invitational over Easter weekend. Participating Teams: A.L. Brown, Carson, Concord, Hickory

The Annual Jonathan Foundation Game Returns to Atrium Health Ballpark

March 24, 2022

A.L. Brown and Concord to honor the life of Jonathan Thacker on the diamond on March 31 KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The life of Jonathan Thacker continues to shine bright over Cabarrus and Rowan County as the historic rivals of A.L. Brown and Concord come together at Atrium Health Ballpark on

Cannon Ballers Reveal Action-Packed 2022 Promotional Schedule

February 22, 2022

(KANNAPOLIS, N.C.) – Building off a memorable first season at Atrium Health Ballpark, Cannon Ballers fans are sure to “Have a Blast” with a full slate of exciting promotions during the 2022 season. Today the team provided a glimpse of the upcoming year headlined by fireworks shows, premium giveaways, theme

COLLEGE BASEBALL TAKES CENTER STAGE AT ATRIUM HEALTH BALLPARK

February 16, 2022

Teams Representing Three Collegiate Divisions Collide to Kick Off 2022 Baseball Season (KANNAPOLIS, NC) – After hosting three college games that kicked off the inaugural baseball season at Atrium Health Ballpark, the Cannon Ballers have bolstered their 2022 baseball schedule with two Division I, two Division II games, and a

Kannapolis Baseball Black History Month Feature: Micah Johnson

February 11, 2022

In honor of Black History month, the Cannon Ballers will highlight former Kannapolis ball players who have not just made a name for themselves on the diamond, but players who have continued to make strides off the field to better others. Typically, when a professional baseball player’s career ends, the

Kannapolis Selects Top 5 Black MiLB Players in Organization’s History in Conjunction with “The Nine”

February 4, 2022

To honor one of the world’s greatest trailblazers, Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson, the Cannon Ballers have created a list of the Top 5 Black Minor League Baseball players that have ever worn a jersey in Kannapolis. Making its debut in 2022, MiLB announced that they created “The Nine,” an

Quiroz’s Title Quest Brings Him Back to Kannapolis as Manager

February 2, 2022

(KANNAPOLIS, N.C.) - After leading the Cannon Ballers from the top step in its inaugural season in 2021, former major leaguer Guillermo Quiroz has been named manager of the 2022 KCB squad by the Chicago White Sox, continuing his baseball career that has stretched over 25 years at the professional

Temerity Baseball has acquired the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the High-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

January 4, 2022

January 4, 2022 (Greensboro, N.C.) - Temerity Baseball has acquired the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the High-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Temerity Baseball also owns the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, the Single A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. “Greensboro has been blessed with a first-class minor league ballpark, a committed local

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Season in Review

September 21, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. –The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have completed the 2021 season, wrapping up their season in Columbia with a six-game sweep of the Fireflies. The Ballers end 2021 in fourth place in the Low-A East Central division with a record of 40-79. Though Kannapolis struggled on the field in 2021,

Kannapolis Tops Fayetteville in Final Home Game of the Season

September 12, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In the final home game of the 2021 Low-A regular season at Atrium Health Ballpark, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers outlasted the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, getting RBIs from four different batters in Sunday’s 6-2 victory to split the series. RHP Matt Thompson started the day for Kannapolis on the

Kannapolis on Wrong End of Comeback; Drop to Woodpeckers 9-8 Saturday

September 11, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers were able to put up a solid night offensively, but eventually would fall victim to a successful comeback by the Fayetteville Woodpeckers in Saturday’s 9-8 defeat at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Martin Carrasco began the night on the mound, with his start being

Gladney’s Big Night At Plate Pushes Kannapolis Over Woodpeckers

September 10, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by a big third inning of offense and effective bullpen pitching, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers defeated the Fayetteville Woodpeckers Friday night 6-3 at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Drew Dalquist started the night on the hill for the Ballers, escaping through 3.2 frames, allowing three runs on

Krogman's Late-Inning Homer Pushes Ballers Over Woodpeckers

September 9, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by a trio of one-run innings late in the ballgame, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers rebounded from dropping the first two games of the series to beat the Fayetteville Woodpeckers 3-1 Thursday at Atrium Health Ballpark. LHP Brooks Gosswein made his second start of the season for

Ninth Inning Struggles Lead to 5-3 Loss on Wednesday

September 8, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite two solid outings from their first two pitchers, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers were outworked by the Fayetteville Woodpeckers in the ninth inning, falling 5-3 Wednesday in the second of six games this week at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Sean Burke began the evening for Kannapolis on

Kannapolis Stumbles in Seventh Inning, Fall to Woodpeckers 9-1 Tuesday

September 7, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite jumping out to an early advantage over the visiting Fayetteville Woodpeckers, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers fell apart on the mound in the seventh inning, dropping the series opener Tuesday 9–1 at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Kevin Folman returned from a stint at High-A Winston-Salem to make

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Week 18

September 7, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. –The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have completed week 18 of the 2021 season, dropping four of six on the road at Grainger Stadium against the Down East Wood Ducks. The Ballers finish their 24 games against the Woodies with a final record of 7-17, grinding out two victories in

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Week 17

August 31, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. –The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have completed week 17 of the 2021 season, rebounding from a difficult start to the 12-game homestand to split a six-game set with the Lynchburg Hillcats. The Ballers saw offensive highs and lows all week, exploding for a 10-run inning in Friday’s win before

Ballers Split Series With Lynchburg, Fall 15-0 Sunday Afternoon

August 31, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers entered Sunday’s game in pursuit of a series clinch, ultimately falling short to the Lynchburg Hillcats and earning a series split in a 15-0 loss at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Martin Carrasco (L, 1-7) made his second start for the Ballers this week,