What We’re Reading (5/3)

Alfonso Soriano and Joey Votto during Wednesday’s Cubs win in Cincinnati. Photo Courtesy: Joe Robbins, Getty Images.

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies look to continue their strong hitting at the plate against the Biscuits into the third game of the series on Thursday night at Smokies Park.

Tennessee won 9-5 over Montgomery in front of the largest crowd of the season on Safe Kids Health and Awareness Day.

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 Smokies Park.

– Knoxville News Sentinel: Smokies’ bats awaken, 9-5

– Knoxville News Sentinel: Smokies’ Jim Adduci knows there’s no shortcuts to major leagues

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: May 2

– Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Campana thinking big

– Chicago Sun-Times: Jeff Samardzija twirls another gem for Cubs in 3-1 win over Reds

– CSN Chicago: Getting defensive: Cubs trying to shift the odds in their favor

– ESPN: Chipper Jones’ walk-off homer enables Braves to thwart Phils in slugfest

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Tim Welke makes one of the worst calls you’ve ever seen in baseball

– Ballpark Digest: New owners take control of Los Angeles Dodgers

– ESPN: Phenom making ’em miss in minors

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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