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Ballers Take Third Win of Last Four Games with Mudcats Saturday Night

May 21, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Finding success from a pitching staff that allowed no walks and a pair of well-timed RBI singles, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers earned their third win in their last four games against the Carolina Mudcats, 3-2, Saturday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Peyton Pallette tossed four clean

Kannapolis Shuts Out Carolina in Misty Friday Night Action at Home

May 20, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by a solid pitching performance from the entire staff and run production against tough arms, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers shut out the Carolina Mudcats in front of a great crowd Friday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Tanner McDougal cleaned through the Mudcats’ lineup in his

McCullough Tosses First Cannon Ballers No-Hitter in Split of Doubleheader with Mudcats Thursday

May 19, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – RHP Connor McCullough (W, 3-2) threw the first no-hitter in Kannapolis Cannon Ballers history Thursday night at Atrium Health Ballpark in game one of a doubleheader against the Carolina Mudcats. The Ballers took game one, 7-0, backed by McCullough’s stellar pitching, while dropping game two, 5-3, to

Kannapolis On the Wrong End of Shutout on Education Day against Mudcats 

May 18, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In front of a packed Atrium Health Ballpark full of school children, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers failed to score in a 7-0 loss to the Carolina Mudcats Wednesday. LHP Shane Murphy (L, 1-2) struggled in Wednesday’s start, allowing two earned runs in five innings, walking two and

Carolina’s 20 Hits Too Much for Cannon Ballers in 14-2 Loss Tuesday

May 17, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In the first of a scheduled seven-game series between the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and the Carolina Mudcats, it was the latter who earned the victory Tuesday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. The Mudcats crushed Cannon Baller pitching for 14 runs on 20 hits, winning 14-2 in the

Comeback Efforts Fall Flat In Q’s 8-7 Loss to Augusta in Series Finale Sunday

May 7, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite tying the game at multiple points and having chances to make a completed comeback, the Kannapolis Q’s dropped their final game of the six-game series with the Augusta GreenJackets, 8-7, Sunday afternoon at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Peyton Pallette got chased out of the ballgame quickly

Q’s Pull Off Comeback Victory over GreenJackets in Front of Sold-Out Crowd Saturday

May 7, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Q’s earned their first victory of the week at home in an exciting come-from-behind win over the Augusta GreenJackets in front of a sold-out crowd Saturday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Drew McDaniel turned a pedestrian start on the mound, tossing two strikeouts in

Six-Run Inning from GreenJackets Overloads Q’s in 6-5 Loss Friday

May 6, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Q’s out-styled Augusta with their fresh new black and green jerseys and outhit their opponent, but the visiting GreenJackets bested the Q’s with a six-run inning to hand Kannapolis their fourth loss in a row, 6-5, Friday evening at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Tanner McDougal

Kannapolis Unable to Complete Comeback in Education Day Matchup with Augusta

May 3, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers had opportunities to make a comeback late in the ninth inning, but failed to find offense as they dropped their second game in a row at home to the Augusta GreenJackets Wednesday at Atrium Health Ballpark. LHP Shane Murphy turned in an outstanding

Ballers Drop Series Opener at Home Against Augusta Tuesday Night 

May 3, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite outhitting their opponent and a five-RBI night from Brooks Baldwin, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers dropped their series opener with the Augusta GreenJackets, 11-7, Tuesday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. LHP Tyler Schweitzer had an up-and-down night on the mound, tossing five strikeouts, but allowing three runs

Kannapolis Picks Up Fifth Win to Cap Off Big Week at Home against Charleston

April 23, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Logan Glass’ three-run home run in the bottom of the second inning is all the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (10-4) needed on offense, with the home team scooping their fifth win of the week over the Charleston RiverDogs (5-9), 3-2, Sunday afternoon at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Peyton

Offense Explodes in Ballers’ 15-3 Win over RiverDogs Saturday

April 23, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Powered by a seven-run seventh inning and three shutout outings from the bullpen, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers sealed the series victory against the Charleston RiverDogs, winning 15-3 on Saturday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the win, Kannapolis moves to a Carolina League-best 9-4 record on the

Pitching Holds on While Offense Produces Efficiently in Win for Kannapolis Friday

April 22, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers saw their six-game win streak fall in Thursday’s matchup with the Charleston RiverDogs, but the hometown team answered back with a team victor, winning their seventh game of their last eight, 3-2, Friday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Tanner McDougal tossed a


April 21, 2023

(KANNAPOLIS, NC) – The worlds of NASCAR, country music and beer will converge for the inaugural Michael Waltrip Brewing Craft Beer & Country Music & Festival at Atrium Health Ballpark, the home of the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, on Thursday evening, May 25th. Nashville-based, country music stars Jerrod Niemann and duo

Another Big Night from Elko Spoiled by Ballers’ 8-5 Loss to RiverDogs Thursday

April 21, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Despite 11 hits and another game with five runs scored, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers dropped their first game in a week on Thursday night, falling 8-5 to the Charleston RiverDogs at Atrium Health Ballpark. Even with the loss, Kannapolis (7-4) remains in a tie with the Fayetteville

Back-and-Forth Ballgame Yields Kannapolis’ Sixth Consecutive Victory on Wednesday

April 20, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Winning for the sixth game in a row, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers clinched an 8-7 victory in Wednesday’s Education Day matchup over the Charleston RiverDogs at Atrium Health Ballpark. With the win, Kannapolis moves into, at worst, a tie for first place in the Carolina League South

Elko’s Big Night at Plate Hands Ballers Fifth Win in A Row 

April 19, 2023

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Backed by opportune offense and a trio of solid pitching outings, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (6-3) picked up their fifth victory in a row in their home opener over the Charleston RiverDogs (4-5) Tuesday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. RHP Connor McCullough (W, 1-1) put together a


April 4, 2023

(Kannapolis, N.C.) – Eli Lilly and the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers announced today that Lilly will be the presenting sponsor of the Cannon Baller Foundation, and as part of that significant contribution to the community will be supporting the Cannon Baller Foundation and its efforts in a myriad of ways. The


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