What We’re Reading (6/29)

Former Smoky Andrew Cashner carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Astros Thursday. Photo Courtesy: U.S. Presswire.

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 the remaining two games.

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

– Knoxville News Sentinel: Big first inning propels Birmingham, 13-6

– Knoxville News Sentinel: A closer’s mentality key for Smokies’ Kevin Rhoderick

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: June 28

– Chicago Tribune: Cubs learning from Fenway makeover

– Chicago Tribune: Series preview: Astros at Cubs

– Chicago Sun-Times: Patience needed as Cubs don’t have another Anthony Rizzo ready

– CSN Chicago: Hoyer’s message to Cubs: Come and get it

– Houston Chronicle: Astros stop no-hit bid from Conroe alum, but still lose

– ESPN Los Angeles: Dodgers have deal with Yasiel Puig

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: The Juice: Viciedo’s big homer makes Yankees long for Mo, Bumgarner pitches like mad

– The New York Times: Yankees Look Within to Patch Rotation

– Miami Herald: Miami’s Focus Turns to Disappointing Marlins

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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