What We’re Reading (4/29)

Washington's Bryce Harper doubled in his major league debut on Saturday against the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Photo Courtesy: The Washington Post.

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies’ losing streak now stands at a season-long five-games after falling to the Jackson Generals 6-4 on Saturday night at Pringles Park.

A bright spot for the Smokies was right fielder Mike Burgess, who doubled and homered in the contest. Tennessee will look to avoid a sweep in a 3:05 p.m. ET contest on Sunday afternoon in Jackson.

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 today’s game at Pringles Park.

- Knoxville News-Sentinel: Smokies lose fifth in a row

- The Jackson Sun: Generals win fifth straight ballgame

- Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 28

- Chicago Tribune: Wells can’t survive rocky 4th in 5-2 loss

- MLB.com: Clevenger placed on DL with oblique strain

- Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs’ cold dish: Geovany Soto under pressure from Welington Castillo

- The New York Times: Trying to Draw Fans in a Baseball Town

- The Washington Post: Nationals vs. Dodgers: Bryce Harper dazzles, Los Angeles wins in 10

- Keith Olbermann: UPDATED: Mantle and Harper…and Vin Scully

- San Jose Mercury News: Anxiety disorders like Aubrey Huff’s largely misunderstood

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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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