On July 21, 1972, the last World War II veteran to play for a Major League team saw his 21-year Major League career come to an end: Hoyt Wilhelm was ...
Addison Russell hit a two-run home run in the first and a grand slam in the fifth while leading the Smokies to a 10-3 victory against the Stars at Joe W. Davis Municipal Stadium on Sunday night.
After shutting out the Smokies in Game 1, the Stars doubled up and did the same in the second game of a double header with a 5-0 win at Joe W. Davis Municipal Stadium in Huntsville on Saturday night.
Rehabbing Major Leaguer Emilio Bonifacio misplayed a soft liner to center in the fourth and the resulting error led to the only run allowed by Pierce Johnson in Tennessee’s 1-0 loss in Huntsville in Game 1 of a double header on Saturday night.
Addison Russell, Jorge Soler and Christian Villanueva each hit home runs and starter Corey Black pitched six plus strong innings as the Smokies defeated the Stars 4-1 in Huntsville on Thursday night.
Despite taking a 2-0 lead in the second, the Smokies dropped the opener of a five game series against the Stars in Huntsville 6-4 on Wednesday night at Joe W. Davis Municipal Stadium.
Smokies catcher Charlie Cutler circled the bases for a game-tying inside-the-park home run in the fifth inning, while Suns first baseman Wilfredo Gimenez broke the draw with a clutch two-out RBI single to give Jacksonville a 6-5 series-ending victory over Tennessee on Monday evening at Smokies Stadium.
Yesterday, two former Smokies were in the spotlight at Target Field in Minneapolis for the 2014 Futures game. Javier Baez, who played shortstop for Tennessee last season, and Kris Bryant, who played third base earlier this year, were able to showcase their talent on a big stage. Bryant represented Team USA and started at third […]
The Southern League announced Monday that Tennessee Smokies outfielder Jorge Soler has been named the league’s Hitter of the Week for the time period between July 7-13. Soler becomes the fifth Smokies player this season to receive a weekly honor from the circuit after alum Kris Bryant, outfielder Rubi Silva and right-handed starters Corey Black […]
On this day in 1934, Babe Ruth became the first man to accomplish something only two other baseball players have done in the intervening 80 years. Mick Gillispie told the story of the Bambino’s 700th home run during the sixth inning of Tennessee’s game with the Jacksonville Suns on Sunday.
Tennessee right fielder Jorge Soler blasted two homers and drove in a career-high five runs as part of a three-hit game, while second baseman Stephen Bruno collected three hits and drove in three RBI as part of the Smokies’ 14-8 slugfest victory over the Jacksonville Suns on Sunday afternoon at Smokies Stadium. – For Tickets […]