Archive | May, 2011

Tennessee Takes Pitcher’s Duel

The Tennessee Smokies defeated the Huntsville Stars 2-1 in a pitcher’s duel Tuesday night at Joe Davis Stadium. With the victory the Smokies improve to 32-19, while the Stars drop to 27-23 on the season. The Smokies took an early lead in the top of the first inning, beginning with a leadoff walk to Brett […]

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Stars Top Smokies

Two costly Tennessee errors early in the game proved to be the difference, as the Stars took advantage and downed the Smokies 4-3 on Monday night at Joe Davis Stadium in Huntsville. With the loss, the Smokies fall to 32-19, and their lead of Jackson in the Southern League North has been cut to two […]

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Smokies Roster Shakeup

DJ LeMahieu’s promotion today to the Chicago Cubs headlines a series of roster moves announced by the Tennessee Smokies, the Double-A affiliate of the Cubs.  OF Brett Jackson has been activated from the disabled list, while catcher Steve Clevenger was optioned from Triple-A Iowa to Tennessee.  OF Junior Lake and P Nicholas Struck have been […]

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Mark Forester Price of Freedom Foundation

Tennessee Smokies pitcher Trey McNutt and Smokies radio broadcaster Mick Gillispie have teamed up to support and bring awareness to the Mark Forester Price of Freedom Scholarship. The scholarship will assist one high school student from Haleyville High School, who embodies great character, leadership and patriotism going to college. Forester and McNutt both are graduates […]

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Roster Moves For Tonight

The Tennessee Smokies announced this afternoon the promotion of RHP Ryan Searle from the High-A Daytona Cubs.  In a related roster move, RHP Marco Carrillo has been promoted to Triple-A Iowa.  Searle will be available for tonight’s games with the Mississippi Braves. This is Searle’s first promotion to Tennessee. Prior to joining Tennessee, Searle has […]

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Let’s Play Two

The Tennessee Smokies and the Mississippi Braves will play a doubleheader this evening at Smokies Park. The two games are scheduled to go 7 innings each. The Smokies and Braves were slated to play last night at 7:15 but severe weather rendered the field unplayable. With Jackson’s win last night, the Smokies lead in the […]

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Tonight’s Game Postponed

The 3rd game of the Mississippi vs Tennessee series has been postponed due to rain. Tomorrow, the two teams will play a doubleheader beginning at 6:15 PM(EST). Both games will be 7 inning games. If you have tickets to tonight’s game, they will be honored tomorrow night or you can exchange them for a future […]

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Tennessee Goes For 10 Straight

With last night’s 10-6 win over the Mississippi Braves, the win streak for Tennessee reached nine games. Luis Flores was once again the hero as he hit two home runs to pace the Smokies at the plate. The catcher has made the most of his 17 plate appearances with Tennessee. Flores has 9 hits, with […]

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Streak Hits Nine

 Led by another impressive offensive attack, the Tennessee Smokies belted 14 hits on their way to a 10-6 win over the Mississippi Braves Wednesday night at Smokies Park.  For Tennessee (31-16) this is their ninth win in a row dating back to May 17th vs. Chattanooga; which is the most consecutive wins since 2005.  Mississippi […]

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The Ricketts’ Visit In Color

The owners of the Chicago Cubs, Tom and Laura Ricketts, visited Smokies Park yesterday and participated in a luncheon supporting United Way of East Tennessee. Below are a few photos taken by Roger C. Hoover of the Ricketts’ visit to Smokies Park. Click the image to enlarge it. Tonight, the Smokies will play the 2nd […]

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