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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,

Ballers Come Up Short To Hillcats Saturday Night 6-1

August 29, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In the pursuit for a fourth straight win, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers came up short against the Lynchburg Hillcats, falling 6-1 Saturday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Jesus Valles (L, 3-4) provided a relatively smooth outing for the Cannon Ballers on the mound, starting for Kannapolis

10-Run First Inning Aids Ballers in Cruising Past Hillcats Friday Night

August 27, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers exploded for ten runs in the first inning, soaring past the Lynchburg Hillcats 11-5 Friday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Drew Dalquist had a night on the mound that quickly resulted in a large amount of run support. The righty from California

Ramos’ Big Night on Offense Guides Ballers to Second Straight Win over Hillcats

August 26, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by an effective night at the plate from Bryan Ramos and multiple standout performances from the bullpen, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers sunk the Lynchburg Hillcats for the second straight night at Atrium Health Ballpark, winning 5-4 on Thursday. RHP Sean Burke made his Cannon Ballers debut

Sanchez’s Homer Pushes Ballers Ahead of Hillcats in 3-2 Win Wednesday

August 26, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – One swing of the bat in the bottom of the fifth inning changed the entire trend of the ballgame as the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers claimed victory Wednesday night over the Lynchburg Hillcats 3-2 at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Matt Thompson started the evening on the hill for

Polanco Homers For Ballers in Loss to Hillcats

August 24, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Samil Polanco tallied his fifth home run of the season, but the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers pitching staff issued 12 walks on the night, leading to a 13-1 loss to the Lynchburg Hillcats Tuesday night at Atrum Health Ballpark. RHP Martin Carrasco (L, 1-6) began the evening on

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Week 16

August 24, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. –The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have completed week 16 of the 2021 season, snapping their losing skid with a win on Saturday night, but going 1-5 on the week against the Down East Wood Ducks. With a flurry of new faces added to the roster, the Ballers are now

Ballers Unable to Get Bats Going, Fall 7-1 To Woodies in Series Finale on Sunday

August 22, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers failed to find much success in the way of offense Sunday, falling 7-1 at Atrium Health Ballpark to the Down East Wood Ducks for the Ballers’ fifth loss of the week and fifteenth loss in their last 16 matchups. RHP Jared Kelley (L,

Mendoza’s Three-Hit Night Steers Ballers Towards Snap of Losing Streak on Saturday 

August 22, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by an offensive flurry late in the ballgame and effective pitching on the mound from all arms used, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers found the win column for the first time since August 4 by beating the Down East Wood Ducks 5-2 Saturday night at Atrium Health

Valles’ Great Night on Mound Spoiled by Late Woodies Offense in Ballers Loss Friday

August 20, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In a ballgame that was an early success story for Kannapolis, the Cannon Ballers fell apart late, dropping their fourth contest of the week on Friday night against the Down East Wood Ducks 3-2 at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Jesus Valles began the evening for the Ballers

Beard & Sanchez Collect Three-Hit Days in Blowout Loss

August 20, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After tying up Thursday night’s game 2-2 after three innings of play against Down East, the Ballers allowed the Woodies to put up 12 runs over the next six frames, ultimately dropping their 14-straight game 14-3 at Atrium Health Ballpark. With rain and lightning in the area,

10 Hits Not Enough for Kannapolis in 4-3 Loss

August 18, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After out-hitting the Down East Wood Ducks for the second night in a row, the Cannon Ballers drop Wednesday night’s game 4-3, with four players collecting multi-hit games. After Martin Carrasco (L, 1-5) worked a three-up three-down top of the first frame on the bump, the Cannon

Ballers Out-Hit Woodies in 5-1 Loss

August 17, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite James Beard’s 390-foot blast and out-hitting the Down East Wood Ducks six to five, the Ballers drop game one of the six-game series against the Woodies 5-1 Tuesday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. On a 3-0 pitch in the eighth inning, Beard took an Eris Filpo

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Week 14

August 10, 2021

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Week 13

August 3, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. –The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have completed week 13 of the 2021 season, getting two wins at home in a hard-fought six-game series with the Salem Red Sox at Atrium Health Ballpark. Here are some key performances from the week against Salem: (All stats are reflective of games from

Late Runs Drown Cannon Ballers in Series Finale with Red Sox

August 1, 2021

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite out-hitting the Red Sox for the second straight night, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers dropped the series finale with Salem 6-2 at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Jared Kelley (L, 1-3) got his second start of the series on Sunday, having a more efficient day on the mound