What We’re Reading (4/6)

The Chicago Cubs' Joe Mather being tagged out at home plate in the bottom of the 9th trying to tie the game against Washington, as the Nationals won 2-1. Photo Courtesy: Phil Velasquez, Chicago Tribune

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The 2012 campaign of Smokies baseball is off to a good start, as Tennessee won 4-1 over Chattanooga last night at AT&T Field. As we talked about on the Tenth Inning Wrap-Up Show, it was really a night dominated by good pitching, as starter Nick Struck recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts en route to victory.

It’s time for today’s What We’re Reading, but coming up later today we’ll post a video interview with Chattanooga broadcaster Larry Ward as well as a full preview of tonight’s second game of the series.

- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Tennessee Smokies top Chattanooga Lookouts

- MILB.com: BayBears’ Bauer virtually unhittable

- Des Moines Register: Extra firepower helps Iowa Cubs win opener

- Chicago Tribune: Heartening start turns heartbreaking for Cubs

- Chicago Sun-Times: Sun-Times back page throws Theo Epstein for a loop

- Yahoo Big League Stew Blog: Rangers unveil Shannon and Cooper Stone statue

- The New York Times: At Home, the Mets Pay Tribute to Carter

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The radio network for the Chicago Cubs AA affiliate. We go on the air 15 minutes before every game with the Pilot-Oscar Mayer pre-game show. Then following the game we wrap up the night with the 10th Inning Wrap-Up Show. Director of Broadcasting is Mick Gillispie, Broadcast Assistant is Danny Will, and Broadcast and Multimedia Assistant is Michael Wottreng.

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