Jon Knott is becoming unstoppable. A two homer, five RBI night ensures his hot streak is in full…
Jon Knott Promoted to San Diego
Knott becomes the 42nd player in Fort Wayne Wizards history to reach the major league level and third in the last week following Cliff Bartosh (Cleveland Indians) and Justin Germano (Padres). Knott began the 2002 season with the Wizards, hitting .333 with three home runs and 18 runs batted in during 37 games. He had a slugging percentage of .548 and an on-base percentage of .411.
He was promoted to the Lake Elsinore Storm midway through his first season of professional baseball and hit .341 to lead the California League with eight home runs and 73 RBI. He shared the Padres Minor League Player of the Year with former Wizard Josh Barfield during the 2002 season.
Knott spent the 2003 season with Double-A Mobile, hitting .252 with 27 homers, 32 doubles and 82 RBI in 127 games. He finished the season with Portland and opened this year with the Padres Triple-A team.
Before being called up to San Diego, Knott was hitting .308 with 11 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 47 RBI in 43 games. He was leading the Pacific Coast League with his 47 runs batted in and was tied for third in homers and fourth in extra base hits with 26.
Freddy Guzman moves to Portland. He was third in the Southern League in stolen bases.
MadFriars.com Recommended Stories
Week 8: Super Sleepers
Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…Read More
Watch: Sailfish Goes Psycho!
Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.Read More
BOMBS AWAY: ISIS BEFORE AND AFTER AIRSTRIKE
Photographer Bulent Kilic captured these amazing images of ISIS members who were on the very wrong end of an allied bombing in Turkey.Read More
TBT: Pumpkin Carving With A Handgun
While many hunters are focused on pursuing big game in late October, it’s also time to make sure you’re ready for Halloween, and specifically trick-or-treaters. In this throwback Thursday video,…Read More
Sullivan weighs seriousness of concussions
John Sullivan has suffered five concussions in his seven-year career, but he doesn’t believe his future is “in doubt.” He weighs the severity of the concussions against the number of them.Read More