Hoyt Wilhelm

This Date in Baseball History – July 21

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 ...

Jae-Hoon Ha

Smokies’ Comeback Thwarted In 4-3 Defeat

Mississippi starting pitcher Jason Hursh shut down Tennessee batters with six shutout frames while inducing three double plays and second baseman Jose Peraza tallied three hits and three steals, while ...

Shibe Park

This Date in Baseball History – July 20

On July 20th, 1969, baseball stopped at Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia, as did everyone and everything across America when Neil Armstrong took a giant leap for mankind. Mick Gillispie ...



Smokies Now: Mississippi Series

James Rowe and Boomer Dangel discuss Tennessee’s pivotal series against the Mississippi ...
Bob Feller

This Date in Baseball History – July 19

On July 19, 1936, one of the greatest pitchers of all time made ...
Joe DiMaggio-2

This Date in Baseball History – July 17

On July 17, 1941, the final verse of Les Brown’s “Joltin’ Joe ...
Rod Carew Stealing Home

This Date in Baseball History – July 16

On July 16, 1969, Rod Carew stole home for the 7th time ...

CSN Chicago: 1-on-1 with Addison Russell

Smokies radio play-by-play broadcaster Mick Gillispie sat down with recently acquired Cubs ...

Smokies Now: Huntsville Series

Boomer Dangel, James Rowe, and Andrew Clare are joined by the “Voice ...

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Courtesy: Roger C. Hoover

Russell Slams Smokies to 10-3 Victory

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.

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Courtesy: Roger C. Hoover

Stars Shutout Smokies Again in Game 2

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.

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Pierce Johnson

Smokies Drop Game 1 in Huntsville 1-0

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.

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Three Home Runs Power Smokies to 4-1 Win

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.

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Jae-Hoon Ha

Stars Take Series Opener 6-4

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.

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Inside-The-Park HR Not Enough In 6-5 Loss

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.

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Former Smokies at 2014 Futures Game

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 […]

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Smokies’ Soler Named Southern League Hitter of the Week

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 […]

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Babe Ruth

This Date in Baseball History – July 13

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.

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VIDEO: Soler Smashes Smokies Over Suns 14-8

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 […]

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