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Knights Finish Season One Win Shy of State Tournament
8/7/2016 2:00:00 PM
The Knights' playoff run ended Sunday with a tough loss in the 2nd round of the Skyline League playoffs.  After winning Game 1 of the series in convincing fashion 10-0 over the Diamond Cutt ....(Read More)

Rasmussen Goes the Distance
7/10/2014 7:00:00 PM
It wasn't looking good for the Knights late in their final regular season matchup against White Bear Township.  Township's crafty lefty had completed 5 innings of no-hit baseball before walking Knigh ....(Read More)

Trobec Pitches Complete Game
7/8/2014 7:30:00 PM
After getting their butts kicked their first match-up earlier in the season, the Knights were out looking for revenge.  Chris Trobec arrived at the game not expecting to pitch on the day but aft ....(Read More)

Moore Pitches Complete Game Gem
5/25/2014 3:00:00 PM
In the opening game of the Skyline league, Shane Moore goes all 7 innings earning a complete game victory against the PHD Mudhens.  Moore was dominant all game showing great control over multipl ....(Read More)

Bandits Hit and Walk Way to Victory
5/11/2014 4:00:00 PM
The Bloomington Bandits hit the crap out of the ball.  When they didn't, they walked to first with a lot of style.  Credit goes to their hitters for being patient and jumping on pitches the ....(Read More)

20 Runs Brings Lotsa Fun.
4/26/2014 11:00:00 AM

Season Opener Saturday April 26th @ Spring Valley
4/15/2014 11:09:05 AM
The Knights will open up their 2014 season by traveling to Spring Valley for the third year in a row to take on the Hawks.  The Knights have added a number of bats to their lineup this year ....(Read More)

2014 Right Around the Corner
12/13/2013 1:32:07 PM
The Knights have begun scheduling games for their 2014 season.  If you're interested in trying out for the team, or adding a game with the Knights, please contact us at (Read More)

Knights Lose to Shark
8/5/2013 3:17:29 PM
The Knight's 2013 Playoffs have come to an end on a tough 2-3 loss to the Tri-City Shark.  The Knights took a late inning lead only to see the Shark pull off a comeback and eventually win it in ....(Read More)

Knights Scewer Mudhens and Take Series
7/29/2013 7:30:00 PM
After losing a pitcher's duel 3-4 the night prior, the Knights once again hosted the St. Paul Mudhens Monday night at White Bear Township fields.  Chris Trobec got the start in the decisive game ....(Read More)

Knights Lose and Face Elimination
7/28/2013 3:00:00 PM
After taking game one in a blowout 15-2 win, the Knights showed up to game 2 to play lazy and flat footed.  It may have been the worst game the Knights played all year.

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Storms bring the rain, Knights bring the Thunder
7/27/2013 1:00:00 PM
It was a cold, wet, and dark day that looked to inevitably end without a baseball game being played.  Thankfully the baseball gods showed mercy after a 2 hour rain delay and the game would be pl ....(Read More)

Knights Finish Rooster, Finish Season 9-7 Tied for 3rd
7/22/2013 7:30:00 PM
Four years ago Frank Matteson took over the reins of a winless team from the previous manager and hired the now General Manager Ryan Meehan to help run the team.  In each of their first 3 season ....(Read More)

Piilola Has Enough - Knights Split with Loggers
7/14/2013 3:00:00 PM
After dropping game one of their double header with the Stillwater Loggers, the Knights looked to win game two or be handed with a losing record for the first time in the season.  Shane Moore to ....(Read More)

Knights Sweep Irish. Clark Goes the Distance.
7/8/2013 8:00:00 PM
It was a game under the lights and under the spotlight of local television and mixed together with an infamous rowdy Irish left field crowd.  Despite the added pressure, Ben Clark took the mound ....(Read More)

Knights survive Shark Attack and Justus Is Served.
7/2/2013 6:30:00 PM
After collecting 15 runs on 17 hits in their previous game, the Knights, hoping to continue the run production, traveled to Irondale to take on the first place Tri-City Shark.  Danny Thering got ....(Read More)

Will The Offense Continue?
6/30/2013 1:00:00 PM
In the last seven games the Knight's offense had only managed 15 runs.  On Sunday it only took 8 innings for them to match that count.  Rick Caldecott started on the mound and went 5 solid ....(Read More)

Clark Takes Down Hogs. Gives First Defeat
6/25/2013 7:00:00 PM
Ben Clark took the mound and accomplished what no one else has done this year: he defeated the St. Anthony Hogs.  As he's done the entire year, Clark threw strikes and kept batters off balance s ....(Read More)

Knights Defeat Irish behind Clark's Complete Game Gem
6/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
The Irish traveled to White Bear Township hoping to pierce the 2-2 Knight's armor and pass them in the standings.  The Knights put together a great defensive game and benefited from some great c ....(Read More)

Simonson shuts down Mudhens
6/6/2013 8:00:00 PM
After taking the first game 4-0 in the season series with the Mudhens, the Knights hosted the Hens under the lights of the swampland they call home.  It was wet as usual, but it was still a beau ....(Read More)

Tough Loss in Pitchers Duel
6/3/2013 6:15:00 PM
Ben Clark took the mound for the Knights and effectively shut down the Fan HQ bats for 5 innings. Unfortunately, a late inning error would be followed up by a hard hit double scoring the runner a ....(Read More)

Don't Call it a Comeback
6/1/2013 1:00:00 PM
After suffering a tough loss earlier in the week partially because of a disappearing strike zone in the 9th inning, the Knights bats come alive late and award the team with their 6th win of the seaso ....(Read More)

Smit pitches 1 hitter in 7 inning complete game shutout
5/29/2013 6:00:00 PM
Colton Smit all but completely shut down the St Paul Mudhens allowing only 1 infield hit through 7 innings of shutout ball while striking out 9.  Smit's win gave the Knights their first league v ....(Read More)

Someone call the cops - someone stole our strike zone
5/28/2013 7:30:00 PM
The Knights hosted the New Hope Athletics where they would go into the 9th inning with a 3 run lead and with a pitcher heading out to his 4th inning where in his previous 3 innings he did not allow a ....(Read More)

The Knights earn first come-from-behind victory of the season. Move to 2-2.
5/14/2013 7:30:00 PM
A tough Ellsworth Hubbers team traveled to town looking to continue their early season success with a road victory against the Knights.  The Knights would jump out to an early lead behind 4 runs ....(Read More)

Knights Victorious Over St. Francis Saints - Move to 1-1
5/8/2013 7:30:00 PM
After a tough defeat to the Spring Valley Hawks to start the season, the Knights headed to Saint Francis to take on a very tough Saint Francis Saints club. The Saints have won both times the teams h ....(Read More)

Knights Start Season with Tough Loss
4/28/2013 1:00:00 PM
Thanks mother nature for a slow start to the season.  It was the season opener for both teams and one team came prepared to play but unfortunately that wasn't the Knights.  Spring Valley lo ....(Read More)

TJ Mayer placed on 15-day Disabled List
4/10/2013 9:26:44 PM
The Knights have chosen to place starting center fielder and relief pitcher TJ Mayer on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow injury sustained in a hot tub accident.

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Why play for the Knights?
2/11/2013 8:01:22 AM
  • The Knights play 40+ games a year - well above league average.
  • The Knights travel all around the state and cross borders to play new teams each year. This year the Knights have added ....(Read More)

Indoor Practice - Saturday, January 5
12/31/2012 1:53:53 PM

The Knights have reserved space at the Vadnais Sports Center for an indoor practice on Saturday, January 5.  All current and prospective players are i ....(Read More)

2013 Around the corner
12/17/2012 9:50:16 AM
The Knights have started scheduling games for 2013.  If you are interested in playing against the Knights please contact management through the email addresses at the bottom of this page.
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Paintball coming soon!
8/16/2012 1:02:11 PM
Look for more information on a Metro Knights paintball outing sometime in September. Right now we're looking at playing Saturday, September 8th. Check back for more details soon!
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2012 Season Ends
7/31/2012 10:05:12 AM
The Knights season came to an end after an early Playoff Series loss to FanHQ.  The Knights ended the season 14-27 after losing 17 of their last 21 games.  A lot of new faces stepped up thi ....(Read More)

Knights Patience Leads to Comeback Victory
7/20/2012 7:30:00 PM
On a hot night in front of a few hundred people in Osceola, the Knights seemed to be asleep through the first 5 innings falling behind 4-0 early.  But patience at the plate would pay off in the ....(Read More)

Shawn Rasmussen: Babe Ruth Reincarnate?
7/14/2012 4:00:00 PM
Starting pitcher Shawn "R ....(Read More)

Knights Off the Schneid, win 2-1
7/10/2012 8:00:00 PM
The Knights finally end their losing streak behind consistent pitching and great defense.  Matteson hurls a complete game 1 run gem walking only two batters in 7 innings and throwing only 76 pit ....(Read More)

Knights let Irish off hook
7/9/2012 8:00:00 PM
The Knights took an early lead behind some great pitching by ace Christian Zellner, unfortunately, defense let the Knights pitcher down again and one bad inning full of errors was enough for the ....(Read More)

Trade Rumors Swirl Around 3 Knights Veterans as Deadline Approaches
7/1/2012 2:32:12 AM

With the June 30th deadline for player acquisitions looming, speculation surrounded the fate of veteran players (Read More)

Defense Fails, Knights Lose
6/27/2012 6:15:00 PM
Ethan Simonson took the mound for the Knights and pitched a complete game gem only giving up 4 legit hits on the day and keeping the Loggers off balanced all game. Unfortunately, the Knight's defense ....(Read More)

Knights fall 6-0
6/26/2012 7:00:00 PM
In a overall well played game by both sides, the Knights fall 6-0 behind some clutch hitting for the Hogs.  It was a 3-0 game going into the 6th when the Hogs broke the game wide open in the bot ....(Read More)

Knights Explode for 16 Runs
6/12/2012 8:00:00 PM
The Knights' bats explode for the second straight game while their pitchers improve in throwing strikes and getting ahead of batters.  Behind 19 hits, the Knights defeat the Minneapolis Blue Sox ....(Read More)

6/9/2012 4:00:00 PM
It was 90 degrees under the sun which must have been what heated up the Knights bats on their way to a 14-12 victory of a tough good hitting Rosetown A's team.  Rosetown would have 10 hits up th ....(Read More)

6/2/2012 2:00:00 PM

The Knights traveled to East Bethel Saturday, only to fall into a time warp somewhere in rural Anoka County and reappear as the Knights of 2009.  With only 4 guys at the field 15 minute ....(Read More)

5/30/2012 8:00:00 PM

Knights win their league opener against a very tough ....(Read More)

5/20/2012 12:30:00 PM
After taking an early 2-0 lead and looking to score two more with runners at second and third, mother nature would change the Knights plans for the day and the game would be called due to rain.  ....(Read More)

5/16/2012 7:30:00 PM
The Knights ran into good pitching while their bats fell asleep most of the game.  After starting the season hot at the plate, the Saints found a way to lull them to sleep.  The Saints thre ....(Read More)

5/15/2012 7:30:00 PM
It took 4 hours and 10 innings, but it was a summer classic that was one of the best comeback wins in Knights history. Down 7 late in the game, the Knights come back to win 15-14 in extra innings. &n ....(Read More)

5/9/2012 7:30:00 PM
The Knights moved to 2-0 on the season defeating the Rum River Bandits in a high scoring game that was filled with great hitting and shaking fielding. 

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5/6/2012 1:00:00 PM
The Metro Knights move to 1-0 on the season defeating a tough Spring Valley Hawks team in extra innings 11-6.  The game would end in the 10th inning where the Knights showed some clutch hitting ....(Read More)

Knights rookies defeat Minneapolis Lakers bats
4/13/2012 10:15:05 AM
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4/12/2012 7:30:00 PM
The story of the night was rookie pitchers Adam King and Chris ....(Read More)

Knights announce July barnstorming tour through Duluth and northwestern WI
3/18/2012 1:14:14 PM

The Metro Knights will travel to Duluth on Saturday, July 14th for games with the Twin Ports North Stars and Duluth Padres of the Upper 13 League. The Knights and North Stars will face off at 1:0 ....(Read More)

Knights to play in 16 team Highway 55 tournament June 14th-17th
2/7/2012 5:15:26 PM

2012 Scheduling has begun
1/30/2012 12:16:14 PM
The Knights have begun scheduling games for 2012.  If your team is interesting in playing please contact management from the contact info at the bottom of this page. 
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Site Maintenance
1/6/2012 11:35:15 AM
Over the past two months the MetroKnightsBaseball site has been offline while we worked on maintenance issues.  Sorry for the confusion if you were trying to visit our site and were not able to. ....(Read More)

Congratulations Irish - 2011 Class A State Champions
8/22/2011 1:24:48 PM
Congratulations to Stockmen's Irish for winning the 2011 Minnesota Class A State Championship.
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8/9/2011 7:30:00 PM
The Knights traveled to Ellsworth to take on the Hubbers which would be their first time facing each other in Knights history.  The Hubbers have a great park with a lot of character.  Left ....(Read More)

7/27/2011 8:00:00 PM
In a must win game where a loss would mean falling to 8th place in the Skyline league and a win would mean jumping up to 6th place the Knights showed up with bats that must have been carved from ligh ....(Read More)

Moore, Kaplan, Matteson selected to the 2011 Class "A" All-Star Team.
7/8/2011 7:23:35 PM

Congratulations to Shane Moore, Toby Kaplan, and Frank Matteson (2nd All-Star appearance) on being selected to the 2011 Class "A" ....(Read More)

7/2/2011 7:30:00 PM

The Knights traveled to New Richmond, Wisconsin to take on the Millers on what would turn out to be a beautiful summer night and a tough played game.  The Knights would stumble in the field d ....(Read More)

6/29/2011 8:00:00 PM

After an ugly loss the night before, the Knights bounced back splattering 15 hits and scoring 12 runs in 8 innings of work against the Rum River Bandits.  Doug Hoffman got the game off to a g ....(Read More)

6/26/2011 6:30:00 PM

The sun finally decided to come back out after over a week of rain which allowed the Knights to play a double header against the Saint Paul Mudhens.  The Mudhens were 2-4 and the Knights 4-2- ....(Read More)

6/24/2011 8:00:00 PM

The Knights moved to 4-2-1 in league play after defeating a tough Woodbury Legends team under the lights at their home field in White Bear Township.  The Knights saw good pitching, good defen ....(Read More)

6/18/2011 6:00:00 PM

Rain couldn't keep the Knights from traveling to Osceola Saturday for what would end up being a great night for baseball.  After an hour rain delay, around a hundred fans stayed to watch a gr ....(Read More)

6/17/2011 8:00:00 PM

FanHQ traveled to White Bear Township to seek revenge for their extra inning loss earlier in the season to the Knights.  The Knights had good pitching and great defense early but ....(Read More)

6/13/2011 8:00:00 PM

New comer Shane Moore had his first start on the mound in a Knights' uniform going up against one of the top ranked teams in state, the Savage Outlaws.  Shane did not get intimid ....(Read More)

6/11/2011 3:00:00 PM
On a beautiful day the Knights took the field and had a beautiful come-from-behind win in extra innings.  It was the Knight's second extra inning win of the year (they beat East B ....(Read More)

6/8/2011 6:15:00 PM
The Knights end their winning streak with a tough last inning loss.  The Knights were the better team most of the game but couldn't close the door on a good hitting Tri-City team.  The Knig ....(Read More)

6/2/2011 7:00:00 PM
Knights defeat White Bear Township 9-2 and move to 2-0 on the season.  Cole Oosterhuis went the distance giving the Knights pitching staff two back-to-back complete game victor ....(Read More)

6/1/2011 6:15:00 PM
Knights' ace Rick Caldecott did not disappoint on the team's league opener.  The Knights opened the game up with a first inning 385 foot double from power hitter Dan Piilola and they never looke ....(Read More)

5/29/2011 3:00:00 PM
The Knights' bats came alive Sunday afternoon at the University of St. Thomas where they collected 10 runs on 14 hits behind great starting pitching.  Shawn Rasmussen pitched four strong innings ....(Read More)

Knights Defeat Bandits 5-2 in 11 innings
5/19/2011 2:13:39 PM
The Knights picked up their first win of the year on a great night for baseball.  The Knights traveled to Saint Francis to tak ....(Read More)

5/17/2011 7:30:00 PM
The Knights picked up their first win of the year on a great night for baseball.  The Knights traveled to Saint Francis to tak ....(Read More)

Matteson Earns All-Star Selection
8/8/2010 10:36:33 PM

Knights shortstop Frank Matteson was named to the Skyline League All-Star team Friday.  Matteson entered the final weekend of the regular season with a .436 batting average and a mind-numbing ....(Read More)

7/14/2010 8:00:00 PM

Setting an all time Knights record, the Knights committed 7 errors in the field against the St. Paul Roosters.  Frank Matteson was on the mound and kept batters guessing and off balance ....(Read More)

7/12/2010 8:00:00 PM
The Knights were given a beating from the Irish today. They lost 10-0 in 5 innings and didn't put up a run or hit the entire game.  Not only did the Knights not hit during the game, the two runn ....(Read More)

7/10/2010 5:00:00 PM
After being on the DL for a month, Knight's pitcher Doug Hoffman comes back to throw 4 no-hit innings of baseball to finish with 5 strong innings of work.  Hoffman gets his first win of the seas ....(Read More)

7/2/2010 7:30:00 PM
The Knights lost 10-17 against the Blaine Fusion in a high scoring affair that had many ups and downs. For the second game in a row the Knights had more hits than their opponents b ....(Read More)

7/2/2010 7:30:00 PM
The Knights lost 10-17 against the Blaine Fusion in a high scoring affair that had many ups and downs. For the second game in a row the Knights had more hits than their opponents b ....(Read More)

7/2/2010 7:30:00 PM
The Knights lost 10-17 against the Blaine Fusion in a high scoring affair that had many ups and downs. For the second game in a row the Knights had more hits than their opponents b ....(Read More)

7/2/2010 7:30:00 PM
The Knights lost 10-17 against the Blaine Fusion in a high scoring affair that had many ups and downs. For the second game in a row the Knights had more hits than their opponents b ....(Read More)

7/2/2010 7:30:00 PM
The Knights lost 10-17 against the Blaine Fusion in a high scoring affair that had many ups and downs. For the second game in a row the Knights had more hits than their opponents b ....(Read More)

6/30/2010 7:30:00 PM
Knights lose 9-13 to the Osceola Braves behind pitching that allowed 14 walks and 3 HBP in a 9 inning game.  The Knights out hit the Braves and did a great job of coming back ....(Read More)

May 2010 Newsletter
5/4/2010 10:32:49 AM

Knights hire new General Manager
3/31/2010 6:19:32 PM
The Metro Knights are happy to announce the hiring of Ryan Meehan as the Knights' new General Manager. Ryan has been with the organization for three years and has been responsible for primarily s ....(Read More)

Metro Knights new field 2010
2/7/2010 10:42:28 PM
The Metro Knights will be playing their home game at the White Bear Township baseball complex in 2010.
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Metro Knights Season About to Begin
5/28/2009 8:41:39 PM

The Knights hope to start the 2009 season off how they ended the 2008 season. Strong. With strong pitching, clutch hitting, and solid defense the Knights plan to make a name for themselves in 2009 ....(Read More)