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March 1, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In conjunction with today being “National Pig Day,” the Cannon Ballers revealed a change from their iconic name to one that pays homage to North Carolina barbecue. The team will officially become the Kannapolis Q’s for their three-game, weekend series beginning Friday, May 5. Introduced this afternoon

Cannon Ballers Unveil Thrilling 2023 Promotional Schedule

February 22, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – As baseball fans continue the countdown to Opening Day, the Cannon Ballers have revealed their much-anticipated 2023 promotional schedule. Filled with returning favorites and new entertaining thrills, the calendar features fun in the form of theme nights, premium merchandise giveaways, fireworks shows and on-and-off-the-field entertainment. The Ballers

Atrium Health Ballpark to Continue as Host for Cannon Ballers College Series in 2023 

February 17, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Picking up where it left off in 2022, Atrium Health Ballpark will host a multitude of high-quality collegiate matchups as a prelude to the Cannon Ballers 2023 season. With four games on the slate for the month of March, as well as the entire Division III Showcase,

Leyland Captains Cannon Ballers Field Staff in 2023 Alongside New, Returning Faces

January 31, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Chicago White Sox announced their player development staff for the 2023 season on Tuesday, designating Patrick Leyland as the manager for the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers in 2023. Leyland’s supporting cast for the 2023 season consists of one returning name and a trio of new faces to


December 21, 2022

(KANNAPOLIS, NC) – Atrium Health Ballpark, home to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers Minor League Baseball Team has been honored as Ballpark Digest’s 2022 Ballpark of the Year. The ballpark’s demonstrated success as a premier venue for baseball and other community events and its subsequential impact as a catalyst for the


November 7, 2022

(KANNAPOLIS, NC) – Riding the momentum of two successful years at Atrium Health Ballpark, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have announced their upcoming 2023 home schedule. The fun-filled season for the Chicago White Sox Class-A affiliate will feature 66 scheduled home games from April through mid-September, beginning with their opener in

Cannon Baller Chronicle: 2022 Season in Review

September 19, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have completed their 2022 season, putting together an amazing year of developing young White Sox talent and giving fans great times to remember at Atrium Health Ballpark. The Cannon Ballers finish the season with an overall record of 58-74, going 26-40 in the

Late Inning Push from GreenJackets Offense Too Much in Kannapolis 9-1 Loss Saturday

September 11, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In the final night game of the 2022 season, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers fell victim to a late avalanche of offense from the Augusta GreenJackets, losing 9-1 Saturday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. LHP Jose Jimenez tossed a great outing in his first and only start of

Pitching Duel Turned Nightmare Hands Ballers 6-1 Loss to Augusta Friday  

September 10, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After Friday night’s game began as a seven inning, one hour and 20-minute game, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers crumbled in the eighth inning, allowing Augusta to jump ahead and win 6-1 Friday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Noah Owen tallied his longest outing of the season,

Sanchez Sparks Offense In 3-1 Ballers Win over GreenJackets Thursday Night  

September 9, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by a solid team baserunning effort and a combined five hits allowed by three arms, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers finished Thursday night’s game on top 3-1 over the Augusta GreenJackets at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Dylan Burns (W, 1-1) earned his first win as a Cannon

Late Push from Augusta Offense Hands Kannapolis Second Loss of Series Wednesday

September 8, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite jumping out ahead early thanks to a two-run first inning, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers failed to hold on late, dropping Wednesday night’s matchup at Atrium Health Ballpark 3-2 to the Augusta GreenJackets. RHP Martin Carrasco provided his longest outing of the season, tossing 4.1 innings, striking

GreenJackets Offense Proves Too Much for Ballers in 6-1 Kannapolis Loss Tuesday

September 7, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After the Augusta GreenJackets jumped ahead with two multi-run innings early, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers failed to get a spark on offense, dropping the season opener 6-1 Tuesday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Manuel Veloz made his second start of the season for Kannapolis, tossing three

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Kannapolis Completes Final Road Trip of 2022, Set for Last Homestand of Season

September 6, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have finished their road trips for the 2022 season, splitting their final away series in Lynchburg against the Hillcats. With the three wins, the Ballers move to 30-30 in the second half of the season, remaining in third place. Kannapolis has been officially

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Ballers Trade Wins with Mudcats in Series Split at Home

August 30, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In the second to last homestand of the 2022 season, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers split a six-game series at Atrium Health Ballpark against the Carolina Mudcats. Kannapolis picked up three wins, including a big win on the team’s second annual Starry Night. With the three wins, the

Early Offense from Hot Bats Spark Ballers 11-4 Win over Carolina on Starry Night 

August 28, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – A five-run first inning and a four-run second inning set the table for the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers Saturday night, with the Ballers winning 11-4 over the Carolina Mudcats at Atrium Health Ballpark. LHP Shane Murphy made his Ballers debut Saturday in a start, tossing two innings, allowing

Carolina Strikes Early, Holds on to Beat Kannapolis in 4-1 Ballgame Friday

August 27, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After the Carolina Mudcats used early offense to jump ahead of the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, the game turned into a pitcher’s duel quickly, with the Mudcats winning 4-1 Friday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Noah Owen (L, 5-10) earned a loss in Friday’s matchup, tossing six

Coffey Slams Door on Mudcats Late to Seal 4-3 Victory for Ballers Thursday over Mudcats

August 26, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Even through multiple attempts by the Carolina Mudcats to tie or take the lead late, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers outworked their opponents Thursday night at Atrium Health Ballpark, winning 4-3 despite being outhit. RHP Dylan Burns set the tone early for the Ballers on the mound, tossing

Kannapolis’ Late Comeback Effort Falls Just Short In 5-3 Defeat to Carolina Wednesday

August 25, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite having multiple at-bats in the bottom of the ninth inning with the bases loaded, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers did not complete a comeback late, dropping game two of the six game series with the Carolina Mudcats 5-3 Wednesday at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Martin Carrasco impressed

Fresh Faces for Kannapolis Contribute to 8-3 Series Opening Victory over Mudcats Tuesday 

August 24, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by two separate four-run innings, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers held on late with solid work on the mound to defeat the Carolina Mudcats in the series opening matchup Tuesday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. Tuesday’s win is the third in a row for the Ballers, dating

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Kannapolis Scoops Two Weekend Wins in Columbia, Back Home for Big Week vs. Carolina 

August 23, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After stumbling out of the gate with losses in the first four games of the series, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers slowly worked back to take the final two matchups in Columbia against the Fireflies at Segra Park. With the two wins, the Ballers move back to .500

Cannon Baller Chronicle: Ballers Pick Up Two Wins at Home, Due for Important Matchup on Road in Columbia 

August 16, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In a series that saw extra innings and close matchups for the majority of the six-game series against the Salem Red Sox, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers pulled together for two more wins at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the two victories, the Ballers move to 22-20 on the

Ballers Complete Seventh Inning Comeback to Swipe Series Finale with Red Sox Sunday 

August 14, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Sunday’s series finale between the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and the Salem Red Sox saw four total lead changes, but the hometown Ballers pulled out a come-from-behind 4-3 win at Atrium Health Ballpark to close out the homestand. RHP Jared Kelley tossed another solid outing, allowing one run

Pitching Matchup Crumbles into 7-0 Loss for Kannapolis against Red Sox Saturday

August 14, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite keeping the Red Sox off the scoreboard early, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers fell in Saturday’s matchup with Salem in a 7-0 loss at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Hunter Dollander (L, 3-3) tossed 90 pitches in 5.2 innings, allowing three hits, two runs, three walks, and six

Six Lead Changes End in Tough 11-9 Loss for Kannapolis Friday Night Against Red Sox

August 13, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In one of the best baseball games seen at Atrium Health Ballpark in 2022, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers lost in heartbreaking fashion, 11-9, on Friday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. LHP Brooks Gosswein tallied a nice night on the mound, tying a season-high with 6.0 innings of

Early Offense from Salem Bats Too Much for Kannapolis in 10-1 Loss Thursday 

August 12, 2022

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – After the Salem Red Sox put up eight runs in the first two innings of action Thursday night, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers failed to make a comeback, dropping the third of six matchups on the week at Atrium Health Ballpark by a score of 10-1 Thursday night.