FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 10th, 2017
CSN TO CARRY SIX ADDITIONAL CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS (WHITE SOX AAA AFFILIATE) GAMES THIS SUMMER
CSN will continue to provide viewers with an early look at future White Sox stars MONCADA, GIOLITO, LOPEZ, FULLMER, DELMONICO, HAYES, BURDI & more beginning this Saturday, July 15 at 6:00 PM CT!
CSN live stream available on CSNChicago.com/WatchLive or via the NBC Sports app
Chicago, IL (July 10, 2017) – CSN Chicago (CSN), the home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago White Sox, has announced it will be carrying six additional games showcasing the Charlotte Knights, the Chicago White Sox AAA affiliate. The Knights feature a number of rising stars in the White Sox organization including Yoan Moncada (ranked #1 overall in MLB’s Top “100 Prospects”), Lucas Giolito (ranked #28), Reynaldo Lopez (ranked #36), Carson Fulmer (ranked #59), along with Nicky Delmonico, Danny Hayes, and Downers Grove native Zack Burdi, among others.
CSN, which carried eight Knights games earlier this season, will carry the first of its additional six Knights home game telecasts beginning this Saturday, July 15 – LIVE at 6:00 PM CT, as the Knights host their International League/South Division rival, the Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta Braves AAA affiliate). NOTE: CSN live stream of every Knights baseball telecast is also available on CSNChicago.com/WatchLive or via the NBC Sports app to authenticated CSN Chicago subscribers.
CSN’s airing of Knights AAA baseball features “The Voice of the Charlotte Knights,” veteran play-by-play announcer Matt Swierad, along with rotating guest game analysts. Produced by the Knights in-stadium production team, every Knights telecast on CSN will also be delivered in a high-definition format.
Fans are also urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s “WhiteSoxTalk” section (CSNChicago.com/white-sox) for the latest progress reports on all the White Sox prospects at AAA Charlotte throughout the season, along with 24/7 coverage on Twitter @CSNWhiteSox. In addition, the popular “White Sox Talk PODCAST” (presented by Wintrust) with White Sox Pre/Postgame Live host Chuck Garfien and an array of special guests, features in-depth White Sox minor league reports, including the latest news on all the key prospects at AAA Charlotte, each and every week throughout the season. Fans can download all of CSN’s podcasts at CSNChicago.com/podcasts and simply subscribe to them via Apple Podcasts, Google Play or Stitcher. The podcasts can be played on any mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.
2017 Charlotte Knights (White Sox AAA) “additional” game telecast schedule
- Sat, July 15 6:00 pm vs. Gwinnett (Braves) LIVE
- Sun, July 30 4:00 pm vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees) SDD – 7:00pm on CSN
- Sun, Aug. 6 4:00 pm vs. Gwinnett (Braves) LIVE (on CSN+HD)
- Sun, Aug. 20 4:00 pm vs. Lehigh Valley (Phillies) SDD – 7:00pm on CSN
- Mon, Aug. 28 6:00 pm vs. Durham (Rays) LIVE
- Sun, Sept. 3 6:00 pm vs. Norfolk (Orioles) LIVE
All Times Central Time
All Game Produced in High-Definition (HD)
SDD – Same Day Delay
Schedule Subject to Change
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