What We’re Reading (8/7)

Former Smoky Josh Vitters at the plate in San Diego Monday. Photo Courtesy: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies staged a late rally but fell to the Jackson Generals 7-6 on Monday at Pringles Park.

The clubs will play the final game of the season series on Tuesday night in Jackson.

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: Jackson Generals hold off Smokies for a one-run win

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 6

– Chicago Tribune: Jackson struggles as Cubs fall 2-0 to Padres

– Chicago Tribune: Garza could be done for year with elbow injury

– Chicago Sun-Times: Alfonso Soriano in odd spot with all the rookies

– CSN Chicago: Cubs, Jackson will live with the ups and downs

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Barry Bonds’ 756th home run turns five today

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: ‘Blinkin’ fertilizer’: The great Vin Scully translates Jim Tracy’s meltdown (VIDEO)

– The Denver Post: Renck: Injured Todd Helton deserves to go out on his terms

– Tampa Tribune: Longoria’s Return Restores Hope for Rays

– South Florida Sun Sentinel: Meddling Loria Causing Marlins’ Issues

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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