2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Roster

South Atlantic League (SAL) - Class: A
Team Record: 74-63
Finished 2nd in the SAL's Northern Division
Manager: Justin Jirschele (74-63)
Affiliation: Chicago White Sox
Location: Kannapolis, North Carolina
Ballpark: Fieldcrest-Cannon Stadium
Attendance: 64,688, Avg. 1,115 in 58 home dates
2018 Kannapolis Intimidators Statistics

Playoffs - Lakewood BlueClaws 2 games, Kannapolis Intimidators 0

The Kannapolis Intimidators of the South Atlantic League ended the 2018 season with a record of 74 wins and 63 losses, finishing second in the league's Northern Division.

The Intimidators scored 603 runs and gave up 529 runs. Tyler Frost led Kannapolis with 18 home runs, and Tate Blackman walloped 20 or more, too. Craig Dedelow drove in 69 runs and topped batters with significant playing time with a .245 average. Luis Ledo and John Parke paced the team with 7 wins each, while Parker Rigler recorded a 4.43 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Steele Walker, Luis Gonzalez, Nick Madrigal, Bennett Sousa, Luis Robert, Robbie Ross and Carlos Rodon were all players from the 2018 Kannapolis Intimidators who played in the Majors during their careers.

Justin Jirschele served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Blake BattenfieldRRAugust 22, 19946'3"220Tulsa, OK US
Ramon BeltreRROctober 18, 19965'11"160San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Tate BlackmanRRSeptember 7, 19946'0"195Altamonte Springs, FL US
Nolan BrownLLJanuary 13, 19945'11"175Miami, FL US
Johan CruzRROctober 8, 19956'2"188Guananico, Puerto Plata DO
Luis CurbeloRRNovember 10, 19976'3"185Carolina, PR
Ian DawkinsRRJuly 6, 19955'11"195Hayward, CA US
Craig DedelowLRNovember 15, 19946'4"195Munster, IN US
Alex DestinoLLOctober 24, 19956'2"215Weaverville, NC US
Jake ElliottRRMarch 22, 19956'7"230Coppell, TX US
Kevin EscorciaLLJanuary 5, 19956'1"170Barranquilla, Atlantico CO
Tyler FrostLRNovember 21, 19955'10"183, US
Luis GonzalezLLSeptember 10, 19956'1"195Hermosillo, MX
Drew HarringtonRLMarch 30, 19956'2"225Princeton, KY US
Lincoln HenzmanRRJuly 4, 19956'2"205Lexington, KY US
Michael HickmanLRNovember 5, 19966'1"215Katy, TX US
Tyler JohnsonRRAugust 21, 19956'2"205Midlothian, VA US
Will KincanonLROctober 27, 19956'3"202, US
Luis LedoRRMay 28, 19956'4"208La Romana, DO
Zach LewisRRMay 24, 19956'3"205Palos Heights, IL US
Nick MadrigalRRMarch 5, 19975'7"165Sacramento, CA US
Kade McClureRRFebruary 12, 19966'7"230Mentor, OH US
Aron McReeRROctober 29, 19936'0"180Omaha, NE US
Joe MockbeeRLJanuary 7, 19956'3"205, US
Spencer MoranRRApril 2, 19966'6"180Des Moines, IA US
J. J. MunoLRDecember 21, 19935'11"190, US
Jose NinRRJune 20, 19956'3"220Barahona, DO
John ParkeLLJanuary 3, 19956'4"205Greenville, SC US
Yelmison PeraltaRRMarch 3, 19956'2"210Santiago, Santiago DO
Andrew PerezLLJuly 25, 19976'2"196Orlando, FL US
Carlos PerezRRSeptember 10, 19965'10"160Valencia, VE
Matt PortlandRLFebruary 11, 19946'3"225Victor, NY US
Jhoan QuijadaLLDecember 27, 19946'3"210Juan Griego, Nueva Esparta VE
Parker RiglerLLFebruary 16, 19955'11"183Oklahoma City, OK US
Laz RiveraRRSeptember 20, 19946'1"185Miami, FL US
Luis RobertRRAugust 3, 19976'3"185La Habana, CU
Carlos RodonLLDecember 10, 19926'3"235Miami, FL US
Robbie RossLLJune 24, 19895'11"215Lexington, KY US
Cam SeitzerLRJanuary 11, 19906'5"220Overland Park, KS US
Evan SkougLROctober 21, 19955'11"200Libertyville, IL US
Yosmer SolorzanoRRFebruary 11, 19976'2"181Higuerote, DO
Bennett SousaLLApril 6, 19956'3"185North Palm Beach, FL US
Anthony VillaRRMarch 29, 19946'3"220Danville, CA US
Steele WalkerLLJuly 30, 19965'11"190Prosper, TX US
Justin YurchakLRSeptember 17, 19966'1"204Clifton Park, NY US
Corey ZangariRRMay 7, 19976'4"240Midwest City, OK US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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