Archive | June, 2012

Watkins’ home run give Smokies 3-2 win Saturday night

By Adam Kline / Tennessee Smokies KODAK, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies capped off the homestand in exciting fashion Saturday thanks to Logan Watkins, whose game-winning home run in the bottom of the eighth gave the Smokies a 3-2 over the Birmingham Barons.  The victory, in front of 3,383 on Salute to Heroes Night at […]

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Listen to Smokies and Barons on “Salute to Heroes Night”

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network With last night’s 10-8 victory, the Tennessee Smokies have set up a rubber match in their series against the Birmingham Barons at Smokies Park. The two clubs will decide the series in tonight’s 6:15 p.m. game at Smokies Park on “Salute to Heroes Night.” This night  will pay […]

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What We’re Reading (6/30)

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network The Tennessee Smokies evened their series against the Birmingham Barons with a 10-8 victory on Friday night in front of 4,995 at Smokies Park. The win sets up a rubber match in tonight’s finale of the series, beginning at 6:15 p.m. It’s time for tonight’s What We’re Reading, […]

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Offense shines in Smokies’ 10-8 win Friday night

By Adam Kline / Tennessee Smokies KODAK, Tenn. – Runs were aplenty for the Tennessee Smokies Friday night, as Justin Bour and Juan Apodaca led a 14-hit attack for the Smokies in a thrilling 10-8 win over the Birmingham Barons.  The win, in front of 4,995 fans on Fireworks Friday, puts the Smokies at 4-5 […]

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Video: Curt Bloom Interview

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network Yesterday I caught up with Birmingham Barons broadcaster Curt Bloom to discuss how things are going for the Barons early in the second half of the 2012 season. This is the third time we’ve had C.B. as a guest, and in this video he discusses the recent roster […]

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Listen as Smokies face the Barons on Fireworks Friday

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network The Tennessee Smokies will try to get back on the winning track after a pair of tough losses the past two nights against the Birmingham Barons. Yesterday Birmingham scored eight runs in the top of the first, en route to a 13-6 victory in the third game of […]

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What We’re Reading (6/29)

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network Birmingham’s eight runs in the top of the first were too much for the Tennessee Smokies to overcome on Thursday, falling 13-6 at Smokies Park. The Barons have scored 24 runs in the past two games against the Smokies, and can win the series with another victory in […]

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Smokies unable to overcome first inning deficit, fall 13-6

By Adam Kline / Tennessee Smokies KODAK, Tenn. – For the second consecutive night, the Tennessee Smokies fell behind early to the Birmingham Barons and were unable to overcome the deficit falling Thursday night 13-6 at Smokies Park.  With the loss, the Smokies fall to 3-5 for the second half, 38-40 overall. The Barons (5-3, […]

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Gift of a Lifetime: The Keith Ryman Story

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network Keith Ryman, scout for the Chicago Cubs and a special assistant to the Tennessee Smokies, is back at work this season after undergoing a kidney transplant last November. In this story produced by the Smokies Radio Network’s Adam King, you’ll hear how Ryman’s friendship with a young lady […]

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Listen as Smokies and Barons series heats up at Smokies Park

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network The Tennessee Smokies aim to get back on the winning track at home on Thursday, facing the Birmingham Barons in the third game of the series at Smokies Park at 7:15 p.m. Yesterday the Barons blanked the Smokies, winning 11-0 while Tennessee was limited to a pair of […]

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