What We’re Reading (7/17)

Jose Bautista was placed on the disabled list with inflammation in his left wrist after this play on Monday night. Photo Courtesy: William Perlman. The Star-Ledger via US PRESSWIRE

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies fell to the Jackson Generals 10-8 on Monday night at Smokies Park.

The Smokies need a win tonight to earn a split of the series, and to get back to the .500 level in both the second half and overall standings.

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: Smokies rally, but fall short, 10-8

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: July 16

– miCubs: miCubs Monday (Tuesday Edition)

– Chicago Tribune: Not exactly a triumphant return to Chicago for Guillen

– Chicago Tribune: Your Morning Phil: Dempster, Barney, Axelrod

– Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs fans have several good things to look for in the second half

– ESPN Chicago: Alleged Theo Epstein stalker arrested

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Ron Gardenhire plays hardball, holds Jim Thome’s 607th homer for ransom

– Ballpark Digest: New for 2014: New Potomac Nationals ballpark

– The New York Times: Strasburg to Test Nationals’ Limits

– The New York Times: At 40, Ibanez Is Still Showing Flair for Late-Inning Drama

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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