What We’re Reading (4/11)

Cubs right fielder David DeJesus walking back to the dugout in Chicago's 7-4 loss to the Brewers on Tuesday. Photo Courtesy: Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Smokies fell in their home opener to the Jackson Generals 5-1 at Smokies Park on Monday night. The series continues on Wednesday morning with a 11:30 a.m. first pitch. Right-hander Trey McNutt (0-0, 0.00) will start for the Smokies against Jackson’s right-hander James Paxton (1-0, 0.00).

It’s time for today’s What We’re Reading, but keep checking the blog and our Facebook and Twitter pages for more info throughout the day on this morning’s game at Smokies Park.

– MiLB.com: Generals’ Carraway seats 20 straight

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 10

– Chicago Tribune: Maholm rocked in 7-4 loss

– The New York Times: Roundup: Ethier’s Home Run Seals Win, Extending Dodgers’ Celebration

– Greg Cote / Miami Herald: Ozzie Guillen’s comments were hurtful, but now it’s time to forgive

Categories: What We're Reading


The Smokies Radio Network is the official radio network for the Chicago Cubs AA affiliate, the Tennessee Smokies. Daily broadcasts begin with the Pilot-Oscar Mayer pre-game show airing 15 minutes before every game. Following the game the broadcast concludes with the Edward Jones Investments post-game show. The Smokies Radio Network staff includes the Director of Broadcasting Mick Gillispie, Sr. Broadcast Assistant Greg Young, Broadcast Assistant Keith Brake and Broadcast Intern James Rowe.


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