What We’re Reading (7/16)

Former Smoky Darwin Barney homered as part of Sunday’s Cubs win over the D’Backs at Wrigley Field. Photo Courtesy: Roger C. Hoover.

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies saw their three-game winning streak come to an end on Sunday, losing to the Jackson Generals 6-1 at Smokies Park.

The Smokies can claim a series split with a victory in Monday night’s game.

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 games at Smokies Park.

– Knoxville News Sentinel: Jae-Hoon Ha has attention of the Chicago Cubs

– Knoxville News Sentinel: General order Smokies, 6-1

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: July 15

– Chicago Tribune: Garza sharp as Cubs win 12th in last 16 games

– Chicago Tribune: Bears’ Bell makes pitch for ailing boy

– Chicago Sun-Times: Clutch Darwin Barney a big hit with Dale Sveum

– CSN Chicago: Wood enjoying retirement, knows he made the right call

– The New York Times: St. Louis Style for McCarver’s Ceremony

– Fox Sports: Rosenthal: New superpowers reside out West

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Billy Hamilton completes inside-the-park home run in a blazing time of 13.8 seconds

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Spike Lee makes headlines with Mark Teixeira’s bat

– Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Braves’ Sheets a Medical Marvel

– Washington Post: Guillen Calls Harper ‘Unprofessional’

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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