Norge Vera makes his High-A debut, Charlotte almost gets no-hit, and José Rodríguez and Oscar Colás homer for the Barons.
Wes Kath hits his 10th homer of the year, Duke Ellis gets three hits and two steals — and nothing goes well for Charlotte
A big day for the "other guys," with five good innings from Kyle Kubat, a four-hit night for Raudy Read, another homer for Ben Norman, and three more hits for Colby Smelley
From top to bottom the MVPs are Blake Rutherford, Tyler Neslony, Oscar Colás, Colby Smelley, Dylan Burns, and Ryan Burrowes
Oscar Colás gets four hits, Colson Montgomery reaches base for a 34th straight time and Jared Kelley pitches four shutout innings
It was a wild one in Birmingham, and a win, so let’s just stop there because it gets ugly otherwise
It is early in the season, so the weekly MVPs were batter-heavy as Carlos Pérez, Lenyn Sosa, Bryan Ramos, and Colby Smelley earned the high marks last week.
The first week of the MiLB season is in the books, and the Kannapolis offense keeps shining.
With a solid bat and uncommon defensive range, there’s some promise here.
Jefferson Mendoza and Manuel Guariman lead a solid cast of young backstops.