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Team: North Port Knights [ID #12] Bookmark North Port Knights

Location: North Port, FL (Southeast)

League: VI.29 - East

Owner: Tony L. send message
          [since June 01st 2018 | last seen July 20th 2018]

Manager: Del Davis

Ballpark: North Port Stadium

Rank: #362 - Rating: 91.64

Fan Mood: 110.91

Prestige: 8

Color: Navy & Gold

Team Notes:

• Jan 15 2037: Stevenson Baptiste was selected to the national team of Haiti.
• May 29 2036: Alfredo Renteria was signed as a free agent.
• May 25 2036: Andy Akiyama was signed as a free agent.
• May 17 2036: Lucas Hoffman was signed as a free agent.
• May 06 2036: Marc Mancini was signed as a free agent.
• May 06 2036: Alan Capasso was signed as a free agent.
• May 06 2036: Team acquired by Tony L..
• May 03 2036: Curtis Dennis was released.
• May 03 2036: Darryl Carr was released.
• May 03 2036: Pedro Campos was signed as a free agent.

League Record:

Wins: 22 Losses: 12 Pct: .647 Last10: 7-3 Streak: W1

Ave: 6.1 - 5.4 RS: 208 RA: 182 DIFF: +26


Group 11 [0 | Eliminated]

Press Releases:

Jun 15 2023: North Port Stuns Austin; Takes 4 of 5 - by cqk328 on July 15th, 2015

With this being North Port's 10th straight season in League VI.29 (their 5th under the leadership of cqk328), there is one thing the team knows that has always been constant in this league: the West is better than the East. This definitely showed last year, as the West contained 5 teams over .500, while Independence, the mediocre East's division winner, was 80-80. However, North Port's hard work in player development and focus on a balance between pitching, hitting, and fielding may finally be paying off. In the opening series of inter-divisional play, the Knights dropped only one game to the then 31-19 Ravens. The manager takes full responsibility for the Game 5 loss. "I made a late starting pitcher change hours before gametime," he said. "Mad Dog Martin has been our setup guy recently, so he probably wasn't ready to start on such short notice." North Port is looking very good this year, as they are 28-27 and are the only team besides Summerville with a positive run differential. Today the Knights are in Coeur d Alene to take on the Indians. Vince Caputo (6-1, 2.09 ERA) will be on the hill, while the Indians will start lefty Javier Lozano (2-6, 4.25 ERA).

Jul 14 2021: Halfway Point - by cqk328 on February 17th, 2015

80 games down, 80 to go. Man, these seasons go by so fast...Anyway, can't believe I'm saying this, but the Knights are 2 games over .500 headed into the All-Star break. I knew the 23-9 start was only a fluke, but this is still much better than I expected this team to do this year. Why are we better? Let's see.

This year's starting rotation, particularly Thomas and Aguilar, has matured much quicker than expected. Unfortunately, elbow soreness prevents Aguilar from making an All-Star appearance that he would most likely get, but Thomas should definitely get the nod. His 8-7, 3.50 ERA does not tell the whole story. Although this year's offense is much better than anything I have gotten in three years as GM, he has had to endure nights where the bats were simply extinct. With 10 years in the system now, he deserves a second nomination to the team. Hopefully the rotation will continue to improve as we attempt to bring playoff baseball to North Port.

Generally, this team's offense had been lethargic for years. However, last year's team showed signs of life in the last 20 games, and this has continued into 2021. Obviously, you cannot forget Dennis White, who leads the league in average at .345. Ottenello and Rojas have also been influential, with 12 and 10 HR's respectively. I believe that although our offense is impressive, it could still be much better. To make the playoffs, our offense still needs to mature in a hurry.

Jul 14 2021: Double Post...Sorry - by cqk328 on February 17th, 2015

Mar 02 2021: Okay so I'm the only non not left in my division... - by cqk328 on January 9th, 2015

Is this good or bad??

Jun 20 2020: I think I may have a candidate for worst bullpen appearance ever - by cqk328 on November 20th, 2014

Luckily, I was on the offensive side.

Cleveland 10, Lyndcrest Woods 2

Top 9th: Cleveland
James takes the mound to pitch.
Morton pops out to second base.
White hits a double to left field.
Hornsby hits a single to left field. White comes in to score.
Portillo hits a double to right field. Hornsby advances to third base.
Osorio is intentionally walked.
O`Donnell hits a single to right field. Hornsby comes in to score. Portillo advances to third base. Osorio advances to second base.
James throws a wild pitch. Portillo comes in to score. Osorio advances to third base. O`Donnell advances to second base.
Griffey draws a walk.
Knight strikes out.
Kaufman is hit by the pitch. Osorio comes in to score.
Morton hits a single to center field. O`Donnell comes in to score. Griffey comes in to score. Kaufman advances to third base.
White reaches on an error by short stop Jacobs. Kaufman comes in to score. Morton advances to second base.
Hornsby hits a double to right field. Morton comes in to score. White comes in to score.
Portillo grounds to second base. Portillo is thrown out at first by Randall.
Cleveland 19, Lyndcrest Woods 2