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Late Runs Help Q’s Lock in Fourth Win of Week over Charleston Saturday

April 27, 2024

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Trailing for just a half inning of baseball on Saturday night, the Kannapolis Q’s kept their tails curly and snouts wet in a tightly-contested matchup, winning, 4-2, over the Charleston RiverDogs at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the win, Kannapolis moves to 11-8 on the season, keeping pace

Late Comeback Attempts Fall Short In 4-3 Loss for Q’s Friday 

April 26, 2024

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Q’s batted just 2-for-11 with runners in scoring position on Friday, night, falling, 4-3, to the Charleston RiverDogs at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the loss, Kannapolis falls to 10-8 on the season, still in third place in the Carolina League South division and one game

Q’s Rally for Nine Runs on 16 Hits in Third Straight Win over RiverDogs

April 25, 2024

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Powered by a four-run second inning and a steady slew of offense, the Kannapolis Q’s cruised past the Charleston RiverDogs, 9-4, for their third win of the week Thursday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the win, Kannapolis moves to 10-7, becoming the third team to reach

Eight Runs in Seventh Propel Kannapolis to 13-3 Win over RiverDogs

April 23, 2024

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Albertson Asigen tallied four RBI and RHP Drew McDaniel struck out eight as the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers earned their first win of the week on Tuesday night, 13-3, over the Charleston RiverDogs at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the victory, Kannapolis moves to 8-7 on the year and

Kannapolis Stumbles in Shutout Loss Saturday against Augusta

April 13, 2024

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Two arms from the Augusta GreenJackets combined to allow just six baserunners all night for the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, who fell, 6-0, for their second loss in a row Saturday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the loss for Kannapolis and win for Augusta, the two sides

Comeback Effort Falls Short in Ninth as Ballers Fall to Augusta Friday

April 12, 2024

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers had multiple opportunities to take a lead in Friday’s game against the Augusta GreenJackets, but miscues and untimely offense dealt Kannapolis their first home loss of the season, 6-4, at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the loss, Kannapolis falls to 4-3 on the season,

Batista Strikes Out Eight in Third Consecutive Victory for Kannapolis Thursday

April 11, 2024

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – It took until the fifth inning for either side to score, but the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers eventually broke through in the bottom of the fifth inning to jump to a lead they never gave up, winning their third game in a row over the Augusta GreenJackets, 4-1,

Cannon Ballers Embark on a Season Full of Memories and Fun

February 28, 2024

Kannapolis Celebrates 30 Years of Pro Baseball Cannon Ballers Embark on a Season Full of Memories and Fun KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – To mark a milestone, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers revealed a season-long campaign today to commemorate 30 years of professional baseball in Kannapolis. Spanning three decades and interweaving itself within


February 21, 2024

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In preparation for their fourth season of baseball at Atrium Health Ballpark in downtown Kannapolis, the Cannon Ballers will host a busy slate of collegiate and amateur baseball games both before and during the 2024 Minor League Baseball season. Baseball officially returns to Atrium Health Ballpark this

Established Minor League Operator Temerity Baseball Acquires Lexington’s Atlantic League Ballclub

January 25, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY. – Temerity Baseball has partnered with a local investor group to acquire Lexington’s Atlantic League (“ALPB”) team and stadium. Temerity Baseball is one of the strongest and most experienced owner/operator groups in minor league baseball and also owns the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the South Atlantic League and the

Cannon Ballers Announce Field Staff Full of New and Familiar Faces for 2024 Season

January 19, 2024

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Chicago White Sox have announced their Minor League player development staff for the 2024 season, selecting Patrick Leyland to lead the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers for the second consecutive year. Leyland and his returning staff come to Cannon City in pursuit of a follow-up to the best

Third annual event raises over $200,000 for Kannapolis YMCA and Samaritan’s Feet

October 10, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Corey LaJoie’s annual Kickball Klassic presented by Celsius and Built cemented itself as a staple of the area’s festivities for the yearly NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series fall races last Thursday, with the third iteration of the annual event raising over $200,000 for the Kannapolis YMCA

Elko Named Carolina League All-Star in 2023; First Cannon Baller to Ever Earn Postseason Honors

September 19, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – INF/DH Tim Elko, who finished the 2023 season with 17 home runs in just 66 games played, has earned the distinction of Carolina League All-Star at the Designated Hitter position by Minor League Baseball (MiLB) for his efforts with the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers. The voting was completed

Ballers Use Franchise Record-Tying Seven Stolen Bases in Shutout Win over Woodpeckers Saturday

September 2, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Three pitchers combined for eight strikeouts and nine shutout innings while four different batters teamed up for a franchise record-tying seven stolen bases to hand the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (64-60) a, 9-0, victory over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (54-71) Saturday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. Three swiped bags

Sprinkle’s Eighth Inning Homer Lifts Kannapolis over Fayetteville Friday

September 1, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After falling behind, 3-2, after four innings, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers used a comeback effort to swipe Friday’s game, 5-3, over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers on First Responders Night on Friday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Tanner McDougal tossed a clean night’s work in his final start

Ballers and Woodpeckers Split Doubleheader with Two Low-Scoring Matchups

August 31, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – With a combined eight runs between the two teams over two games, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (61-60) fell in game one, 3-2, but rebounded with a game two, 2-1, walk-off victory over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (54-68) Thursday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. GAME ONE Despite the home

Weather Forces Wednesday Night Postponement between Kannapolis and Fayetteville

August 30, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Due to inclement weather and the effects of Hurricane Idalia, Wednesday night’s game between the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and the Fayetteville Woodpeckers at Atrium Health Ballpark has been postponed. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Thursday at 5:30 p.m., with gates

Fayetteville Shuts Out Cannon Ballers in Rain-Delayed Action in Kannapolis Tuesday

August 29, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (61-59) picked up early support on the mound, but the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (53-68) used just a little more offense in Tuesday’s series opener to down the home side, 2-0, at Atrium Health Ballpark. LHP Lucas Gordon impressed in his first start in a

An Evening of Fun to Recognize First Responders throughout Mecklenburg & Cabarrus Counties

August 24, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – As a salute to local First Responders, Atrium Health Ballpark will play host to the inaugural “Celebration of Heroes” on Saturday, September 9th in downtown Kannapolis. Featuring a full slate of competitive baseball and softball games amongst local First Responders, the event will be the first of

Ballers Ride Late Offense to Swipe Sunday’s Game and Series against Mudcats

August 20, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Using a total of seven runs in the final third of Sunday’s series finale, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (59-54) outlasted the Carolina Mudcats (62-49) to earn their fourth win of the week at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Mark McLaughlin struggled in his one inning of work on

Carolina Outlasts Kannapolis in Extra-Inning Battle Friday

August 18, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (57-54) jumped into an early lead, but crumbled late to fall in extra innings to the Carolina Mudcats (62-47), 8-6, in 10 innings Friday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Tanner McDougal only lasted two-thirds of an inning, walking three and allowing one

Camilletti Drives in Three with Walk-off Double in Ninth for Instant Classic Victory over Mudcats

August 17, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After being down, 10-4, at one point, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (57-53) swiped a, 11-10, victory on Thursday night. Mario Camilletti crushed a bases-clearing RBI double, providing the home team with the win over the Carolina Mudcats (61-47) at Atrium Health Ballpark. LHP Shane Murphy struggled with

Kannapolis Drops Wednesday Night Showdown with Mudcats at Home 

August 16, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The pitching staff held on for as long as they could Wednesday night, but the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers eventually succumbed to an offensive push from the Carolina Mudcats, falling, 2-0, at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Aldrin Batista turned in a productive night on the mound, tossing five

Ballers Offense Explodes for 16-Hit Performance in 16-3 Win over Mudcats

August 15, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by big nights at the plate from Chris Lanzilli and Jordan Sprinkle, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (56-52) earned a, 16-3, victory over the Carolina Mudcats (60-46) in the first of six matchups on the week at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the win and a collection of

Offense from Wood Ducks Too Much to Tame for Cannon Ballers in 11-2 Loss Saturday

August 12, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After a comeback victory on Friday night, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (55-51) failed to see the same success in their game on Saturday night, falling to the Down East Wood Ducks (58-44), 11-2, at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the loss, the Cannon Ballers drop to 20-21 in