What We’re Reading (7/12)

Tyler Summitt, Pat Summitt, and Peyton Manning during the 2012 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles last night. Photo Courtesy: John Shearer/Invision/AP

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.

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 tonight’s game at Regions Park.

– Knoxville News Sentinel: Pat Summitt on Arthur Ashe award: ‘I’m going to be a fighter’

– The Birmingham News: Barons rained out, Philip Humber’s rehab assignment pushed back to Thursday

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: July 11

– Chicago Tribune: Cubs generally pleased with manager’s job

– Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs’ expiration date looming

– CSN Chicago: Cubs: What to watch for in the second half

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Luke Bryan: Sorry for All-Star national anthem

– The New York Times: With Replay Being Debated, Missed Call in ’85 Resonates

– The Washington Post: Nationals Pitchers Fresh for Stretch Run

– MLB.com: Tough Decisions Lie Ahead for Brewers, Phillies

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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