Category Archives: Charlotte Knights Baseball

White Sox Senior VP/GM Joins Knights Pregame Show With Mike Pacheco

(Charlotte, NC) — Before the final game of the three game series with Norfolk, White Sox Senior Vice President and General Manager Rick Hahn stopped by to visit with Mike on the Charlotte Knights Pregame Show. Rick and Mike discussed … Continue reading

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Pacheco Papers Podcast – Season I, Episode III Knights Manager Julio Vinas

(Charlotte, NC) — The Charlotte Knights will have a new Field Manager this season.  Julio Vinas spent the last three seasons in Birmingham managing the Barons, the White Sox Double-A club in the Southern League. He won the Southern League … Continue reading

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Starting Pitching Propels Knights To Fourth Straight Victory

Knights Batters Mash 23 Hits In Two Games (Charlotte, NC) — The International League’s leading offense kept churning on Saturday night in Charlotte’s 6-2 victory over Gwinnett. With the win, the Knights have won 4 straight games and combined with … Continue reading

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Bulls Stampede Knights in Series FInale

Durham and Charlotte Combine for 20 Runs, 31 Hits (Charlotte, NC)– You spend anytime in the South during the summer and eventually you encounter the storm that hits unexpectedly and it hits hard. That’s what happened to the Knights on Tuesday night. … Continue reading

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Knights Net First Shutout Of the Season

Blank the Durham Bulls, 3-0  (Charlotte, NC) Pitching led the way but timely hitting tripped up the Bulls Monday Night at BB&T BallPark. Knights starter Shawn Haviland won’t get credit for the victory but his 5 innings were worthy of a … Continue reading

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Brackets Busted. Baseball on Deck

(Charlotte, NC) — Like most everyone else, this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has been a roller coaster for my picks. Today, I finally give in the towel.  While I still have 3 out 4 left in my Final 4, … Continue reading

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Scenes From The Knights Dugout: Home Runs, Diapers and What?

Amidst the talk of curveballs, sliders, double play balls, playing at home and prodigious home runs in the Charlotte Knights dugout, I heard a discussion that I never thought I would hear in that location:  Baby formula, diapers and parenting.  … Continue reading

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Basebrawl, Curses and Open Mind Friday

It seems the charge back to the mound is becoming more prevalent in baseball.  With 24/7 sports channels, the MLB package on satellite and cable TV, the internet and twitter maybe it’s just more readily viewable.  But what happened last … Continue reading

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Scenes From A Little League Diamond, Baseball’s First Week and the Knights Home Opener

Volunteer coaches of tee ball or machine pitch baseball are the salt of the earth.  I am not a regular but when I can, I help out the coaches on my Son’s team.  The boys are 6-7 years old.  Our … Continue reading

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Opening Night Rained Out For The Charlotte Knights

You’ll have to wait one more day to see the Charlotte Knights in action.  The lousy weather in Charlotte extends all the way to Gwinnett County.  Thursday night’s opener has been postponed.  The two teams will try again on Friday … Continue reading

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