By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network
The Tennessee Smokies and Jacksonville Suns reached the third inning of their Sunday contest, only to see the game be suspended due to strong rains at the Baseball Grounds.
Tennessee leads 2-1 in the third, with Junior Lake providing both runs batted in during Sunday’s play.
The clubs will resume Sunday’s game today at 11 a.m., with the fifth and final game of the series beginning approximately 30 minutes following at the Baseball Grounds.
The final game will be a seven-inning contest, with left-hander Erik Jokisch (3-0, 1.42 ERA) starting for Tennessee against Jacksonville’s right-hander Matthew Neil (1-2, 4.99 ERA).
Following the final game, Tennessee will bus home to Kodak before starting a five-game series against the Birmingham Barons on Tuesday night at Smokies Park.
Fans can listen to the game on the Smokies Radio Network, with the “Voice of the Smokies” Mick Gillispie entering his sixth season as Tennessee’s Director of Broadcasting. The 2010 Southern League Broadcaster of the Year is assisted by Cody Chrusciel, Roger Hoover, Jonathan Guess, and Adam King. Chrusciel and Hoover will host the Pilot Oscar-Meyer Pregame Show beginning at 2:5o p.m. on the Smokies Radio Network.
Tonight’s broadcast will air on the Smokies Radio Network’s affiliate stations ESPN 106.3 FM in Sevierville and 102.9 FM and 1480 AM WJFC in Jefferson City. Click the link below to listen live online.