Black and Smokies Cruise To 9-1 Victory

The Smokies scored eight runs on five hits in the first and gave starter Corey Black a comfortable cushion to work with as they took the finale of a five ...


Eight Run Fifth Dooms Smokies

Cubs’ pitching prospect Pierce Johnson struck out five over four plus and top third base prospect Kris Bryant was 3-for-5 with a run, but their efforts fell short as the ...


Ha and Silva breakthrough in 10-5 win

Jae-Hoon Ha and Rubi Silva connected with their first home runs of the season and combined to drive in four runs as the Smokies set a season high for runs ...



Buddy Bailey comments on Smokies 6-5 loss to Pensacola

PENSACOLA — Kris Bryant hit a two-run home run in his first ...
Derek Jeter announced his retirement after the season. (Photo Courtesy of

Hot Stove Baseball Podcast (audio) 8th Inning

The start of Spring Training has Mick and Gary both excited about ...
Photo Courtesy: Blake McKinney

The Process Episode 8: North Division Second-Half Champions

The Smokies barely missed out on winning a First-Half Championship in the ...
Gary helped build the 1994 Expos.

Hot Stove Baseball Podcast (audio) Inning 7

The Hot Stove Baseball Podcast starts with Gary and Mick talking about ...
Bill King and Ken Korach stand together in 2004 behind home plate before an A's game. (Photo Courtesy of  Las Vegas Review-Journal)

A’s voice Ken Korach joins the Hot Stove Baseball Podcast (Audio)

Since 1996 Oakland A’s fans have heard the play-by-play voice of Ken ...

The Rickwood Classic in Review

Late last May, the Smokies experienced a blast from the past when ...

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Stars Stifle Smokies 3-1 In Series Opener

Huntsville outfielder D’Vontrey Richardson smacked a leadoff homer, along with a triple, and scored two runs, while four Huntsville hurlers held the Smokies to a lone run as the Stars toppled Tennessee 3-1 on Thursday evening at Smokies Stadium. The defeat drops Tennessee back to below the .500 mark at 10-11, while the victory moves […]

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Bryant and Silva lead the way in 8-3 win

Kris Bryant was 2-for-4 with three runs batted in, Rubi Silva drove in two and recorded his first multi hit game of the season and C.J. Edwards allowed just two runs over six innings pitched as the Smokies defeated the Barons 8-3 at Regions Field on Sunday evening. Edwards started for Tennessee (8-9) and retired […]

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Smokies walk 11 batters in 5-4 loss

Tennessee pitchers walked a season high 11 batters and committed two errors in a 5-4 road loss in Birmingham at Regions Field on Saturday night. Starter Matt Loosen walked a career high seven batters, but it was reliever Jeff Lorick who suffered the loss after walking two and allowing two unearned runs. Loosen allowed three […]

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North Division Championship Series Rematch

After Javier Baez struck out against Cody Winiarski at Smokies Park last September in Game 5 of the 2013 North Division Championship series, the Birmingham Barons celebrated while the Smokies looked on. Last year’s Smokies team was talented and fans expected them to advance to the Southern League Championship Series. But that was not to […]

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Generals Five-Run Ninth Tops Smokies 5-2

Smokies starting pitcher Ivan Pineyro tossed nearly seven solid innings, third baseman Kris Bryant blasted a solo homer and center fielder John Andreoli stole home, while the Jackson Generals plated five ninth-inning runs for a 5-2 comeback victory over Tennessee on Friday evening at Smokies Stadium. The victory moves Jackson to a 9-6 record in […]

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Smokies Split Twinbill With Jackson

Jackson starter Stephen Landazuri fired six strong innings of one-hit ball and designated hitter Jabari Blash blasted a massive solo shot to left in a 4-0 game one shutout victory, while the Smokies plated two in the bottom of the fourth as part of a 3-2 comeback win in game two over the Generals to […]

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Andreoli and Ha lead Smokies to 7-2 home win

Tennessee’s leadoff man John Andreoli and center fielder Jae-Hoon Ha combined to drive in four runs during a five run fourth as the Smokies defeated the Jackson Generals 7-2 at Smokies Park on Wednesday afternoon. Rehabbing Major Leaguer Jake Arrieta allowed a run on three hits over 5 and 2/3 and earned the win. Arrieta […]

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Generals’ Late Rally Beats Smokies 6-4

By Andrew Green / Tennessee Smokies Smokies catcher Rafael Lopez collected two hits, including a homer, and drove in two runs, while Jackson plated three late ninth inning tallies to give the Generals a 6-4 victory over Tennessee on Monday evening at Smokies Stadium. The series opening win moves Jackson to a 7-4 record this […]

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Smokies’ Darvill Downs Lookouts 8-2

By Andrew Green / Tennessee Smokies – Tennessee shortstop Wes Darvill collected a team-high three hits and drove home three, while center fielder Zeke DeVoss and second baseman Stephen Bruno smacked back-to-back jacks in the second inning as the Smokies toppled the Chattanooga Lookouts 8-2 in their series finale Sunday afternoon at Smokies Stadium. The […]

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By Andrew Green   KODAK – Smokies third baseman Kris Bryant blasted a mammoth solo homer in the fourth, while Tennessee plated four runs in the seventh thanks in part to a two-run triple from center fielder Zeke DeVoss to clinch a series victory over Chattanooga in a 5-1 win over the Lookouts on Saturday evening at […]

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