Category Archives: MLB

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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NSA Surveillance, Original Six Showdown and Rapid Rants

Is the glass half empty or half full?  That thought continuously goes through my mind when thinking about the NSA surveillance story.  A government contractor and former CIA employee, Edward Snowden, disclosed last week that the NSA, the agency that … Continue reading

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Jason Collins, Tim Tebow and the Streaking Sox

Brave, no doubt. Heroic?  Depends on your beliefs.  I’m sure it is- to a teen struggling with his sexuality knowing he or she is different than the other teens. When Jason Collins announced Monday he was gay, the 12-year NBA … 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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