What We’re Reading (7/30)

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo following his walkoff homer against the Cardinals yesterday at Wrigley Field. Photo Courtesy: José M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

Following an off day, the Tennessee Smokies are back in action at Smokies Park, welcoming in the Pensacola Blue Wahoos for a five-game series beginning with a Monday doubleheader.

This will be the first series of the season between the Blue Wahoos and Smokies.

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 Smokies Park.

– Knoxville News Sentinel: Smokies Preview: Pensacola at Tennessee

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: July 29

– Chicago Tribune: Your Morning Phil: Dempster, DeJesus, Pirates

– Chicago Tribune: Waiting for a deal, Theo. Waiting. Wait–ing.

– Chicago Sun-Times: Ryan Dempster’s trade saga is all about time — or lack thereof

– CSN Chicago: Where will Dempster end up?

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Hanley Ramirez channels ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ in bring new gesture to Dodgers

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Minor-league brawl erupts after violent take-out slide at home plate (Video)

– The New York Times: Diamondbacks Look to Japan for Solid, and Affordable, Players

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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