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Kannapolis Welcomes Record Crowd to Atrium Health Ballpark in Fourth of July 4-3 Loss 

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – With a record 5,391 fans in attendance at Atrium Health Ballpark, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers returned home to start a six-game set with the Carolina Mudcats on July 4, falling 4-3 Monday night. LHP Brooks Gosswein (L, 2-4) made the start for the Ballers on the bump,

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Kannapolis Starts Second Half on Right Foot with Two Wins

June 28, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After a five-game win streak from May 11-17, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers fell into a proverbial hole, dropping their next seven straight. Kannapolis did not cave in, grinding out two victories to close out a six-game series at home with the first-half South Division champion Myrtle Beach

Ballers Boosted By Veras’ Three-Run Home Run in 6-3 Win over Pelicans Saturday

June 26, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Thanks to masterful pitching and some timely offense from the young starting lineup, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers found their way back to .500 with a 6-4 victory Saturday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Jared Kelley started on the mound for Kannapolis, tossing 4.0 shutout innings, allowing

Kannapolis Outlasted in Tough Friday Night Loss to Myrtle Beach 10-4

June 25, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In the first game of the second half of the Carolina League season, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers struggled to find momentum in all areas of their game, dropping Friday night’s action with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 10-4 at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Noah Owen (L, 3-7) tossed

White Sox Promote No. 1 Prospect Colson Montgomery from Cannon Ballers 

June 24, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In conjunction with the Chicago White Sox, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have announced a roster move on Friday, June 24. Infielder Colson Montgomery, the consensus number one prospect in the White Sox organization, has been promoted from the Ballers to the Winston-Salem Dash, Advanced-A affiliate of the

Ballers Drop Wild Extra Innings Showdown Thursday Night with Myrtle Beach 8-7

June 24, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In what can only be described as the wildest game fans have seen at Atrium Health Ballpark, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers went from leading, to trailing, to tied, to ultimately losing 8-7 in a ten-inning battle with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Thursday night at Atrium Health Ballpark.

Montgomery Reaches in 31st Consecutive Game in 5-3 Loss to Pelicans Wednesday

June 23, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After picking up an early lead over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers could not hold on for long enough late, falling 5-3 in Wednesday night’s Bark in The Park night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Jesus Valles provided a quality outing on the mound

Kannapolis Falls 8-5 in Series Opener to Myrtle Beach Tuesday 

June 22, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite outhitting the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in the series opener, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers could not survive an offensive outburst, falling 8-5 Tuesday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. LHP Brooks Gosswein began the evening on the mound for Kannapolis, tossing four innings, allowing three runs on seven

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Ballers Escape Fayetteville with Series Split, Return Home to Face Pelicans

June 20, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – For the second consecutive series, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers put together a good week of baseball with a series split against the Fayetteville Woodpeckers at Segra Stadium in Fayetteville. Kannapolis now moves to 26-37 on the season, 18.0 games out of first place in the Carolina League

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Kannapolis Back on Track with Series Split vs. Down East

June 14, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In a series that saw multiple pitching duels, low amounts of offense, and fast ballgames, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers put together a solid week at Atrium Health Ballpark with a series split against the Down East Wood Ducks. With the three wins, Kannapolis moves to 23-34, 9-9

Cannon Ballers Tally 12 Runs in Massive Series Finale Victory over Down East Sunday 

June 12, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Three Cannon Baller batters hit home runs in an offensive outburst at Atrium Health Ballpark Sunday, with Kannapolis clinching victory over the Down East Wood Ducks, 12-5. LHP Tommy Sommer (W, 2-4) made his second start of the series Sunday, tossing another gem on the mound. The

Big Fifth Inning Pushes Ballers over Woodies in Saturday Night Marquee Matchup 

June 12, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by two clutch RBIs in the fifth inning, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers picked up their second victory of the season in front of a packed Atrium Health Ballpark, winning 2-1 over the Down East Wood Ducks on Saturday night. RHP Jared Kelley escaped the evening with

Vera Produces Solid Debut Outing in 1-0 Loss to Wood Ducks Thursday

June 10, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – For the second straight night, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and the Down East Wood Ducks battled in a pitcher’s duel with a scoreless game headed into the ninth inning. Unfortunately for the hometown Ballers, Down East took advantage in the top of the ninth, giving Kannapolis their

Kannapolis Outlasted in Pitcher’s Duel 2-1 Loss to Down East Wednesday

June 9, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite the solid outings on the mound from Kannapolis Cannon Ballers pitching, the Ballers came up just short on Wednesday night, losing 2-1 to the Down East Wood Ducks at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Cristian Mena took the mound for the start of Wednesday night’s ballgame looking

Ballers Ride Shutout Outing on Mound in 6-0 Victory over Woodies

June 8, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by a combined four-hit shutout and three total home runs by the offense, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers picked up their second straight victory Tuesday in a 6-0 win over the Down East Wood Ducks at Atrium Health Ballpark. LHP Tommy Sommer started on the mound for

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Ballers Grind Out Two Victories in Augusta 

June 7, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers are back home from a two week stretch on the road, picking up one win in Zebulon vs. the Carolina Mudcats, and most recently, two wins at SRP Park against the Augusta GreenJackets. Kannapolis has hit a rough patch, going 3-15 in their

Meant To Be: DJ Gladney’s Rise to Becoming Kannapolis’ Fan Favorite Slugger

June 1, 2022

Should fans ever walk through the gates of Atrium Health Ballpark, sit with a cold drink or an ear of roasted corn, and enjoy a baseball game, chances are high that a chant will arise at some point in the game. Lil Wayne’s “Go DJ” leads the way for the

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