By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network
The Tennessee Smokies and Birmingham Barons will play a doubleheader on Thursday, following Wednesday’s postponement due to rain.
The twinbill begins at 6 p.m. eastern, with the highly anticipated major league rehab start of Philip Humber for the Barons. He’ll be opposed by Tennessee left-hander Zach Rosscup, who is making his Southern League debut.
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