What We’re Reading (8/6)

Former Smoky Brett Jackson slaps hands with David DeJesus following scoring a run against the Dodgers Sunday. Photo Courtesy: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies faded late in a 5-4 loss to the Jackson Generals on Sunday night.

Brad Miller’s game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth proved the difference, as Jackson now leads the series two games to one.

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 Pringles Park.

– The Jackson Sun: SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Miller walk-off lifts Generals

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 5

– Chicago Tribune: Truth is, Epstein and Hoyer appear truth-challenged

– Chicago Tribune: Cubs deny letting Dempster listen in

– Chicago Tribune: Jackson, Vitters join Cubs’ rebuilding party

– Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs add Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters but drop fifth in a row

– CSN Chicago: Cubs will place Garza on DL

– ESPN Dallas / Fort Worth: Roy Oswalt said he ‘had enough’

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: The Juice: Cabrera’s homer finishes incredible Tigers comeback, mistakes doom Rangers

– The New York Times: Recovery Process Frustrates Pettitte

– Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Braves Should Mull 6-Man Rotation

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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