Nov 04 2041: Knights are the champs!! - by mjreichard on August 8th, 2019
The New Orleans Knights capped off an amazing season by defeating their opponents from Flint 15-2 in Game 7 of the League Championship Series!
The Knights were led by All-Stars Quentin Skinner (RF), Si Woo Kim (LF), Christian Ramos (CF), Dana Drake (3B) and Joaquin Guitierrez (C) and 30HR/50SB shortstop Mel Glover at the plate the the three-headed monster in their rotation with All-Stars Yoshio Iwakuma, Loren Childs and Irwin Melton.
Oct 08 2041: 1000th Career Win - by mjreichard on August 2nd, 2019
Congrats to Knights manager Sugar Shane Lance on career win number 1,000!
Nov 04 2039: Congrats to Award Winners! - by mjreichard on March 8th, 2019
Congrats to the Knights players who won post-season awards!
Yoshio Iwakuma won his 2nd Cy Young Award and was named to the All-League Team.
Quentin Skinner was named to the All-League Team.
Mel Glover won his 2nd Gold Glove at SS!
Congrats to all, and we look forward to more award winners next season!
Aug 09 2035: Team Legend Announces Retirement - by mjreichard on April 11th, 2018
"It is with great pride that I announce today that I will retire from baseball at the end of this season" said Knight slugger Adrian Fuentes at a press conference after last night's game. "I have given my whole career to this franchise and I am ready to move on and spend time with my family. I have great respect for this organization, it's owners and all of my teammates over the years. I look forward to giving the team and it's fans 100% of my effort for the rest of this year and then giving that same effort to my wife and children for the rest of my days."
The Knights will be doing several things in the coming weeks for Fuentes: a bobblehead night, retiring of his jersey number, a video tribute before the final home game and a jersey giveaway to all 25,000 fans who come to see his final home game.
Fuentes has been with the Knights since he was drafted out of Columbia at age 17. He will retire leading the team in almost every offensive category. He has surpassed 2,000 hits, 500 doubles, 1,000 runs, 1,000 RBI's and will soon reach 450 homers. He has been an Rookie of the Year, MVP, multiple time All-Star and All-League selection and won several Gold Gloves. He is a legend and beloved by the New Orleans fans who will surely come out in droves to see their hero off.
Mar 14 2035: Looking Ahead to 2025 and Beyond! - by mjreichard on March 2nd, 2018
The Knights have been riding their veterans for a few seasons and it is time to turn over some positions to the youngsters. Hall of Fame 3B Brandon Glenn and SP Hector Robles have moved on after stellar careers in New Orleans.
Last years breakout stars Dakila Hizon (3B) and Jacques Pieters (1B) will take the corner infield spots this year. They will be joined in the lineup by rookie sensation CF Christian Ramos, as future Hall of Famer and Knights legend Adrian Fuentes finishes off his career this season as the full-time DH.
Rookie of the Year SP Yoshio Iwakuma will take over the #1 spot in the rotation leading a group of both veterans and rookie SP Lane Conti.
With young superstars RF Quentin Skinner and SS Mel Glover already in the fold along with veteran All-Star LF Jerry DiMaggio the Knights are looking to compete this year in Level V.