What We’re Reading (8/12)

Former Smoky Darwin Barney and Joe Mather collide against the Reds on Saturday. Photo Courtesy: David Banks, Getty Images

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies got back on the winning track yesterday with a 2-0 victory over the Huntsville Stars at Smokies Park.

The series is now even at two games apiece, and will be decided in the final game of the series this evening.

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: Cubs’ myriad of changes impacting Smokies

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 11

– Chicago Tribune: Wilken being promoted to role as special assistant for Epstein

– Chicago Tribune: Reds’ Chapman closes out Cubs again

– Chicago Sun-Times: Manager Dale Sveum has talk with Starlin Castro

– CSN Chicago: Castro on Aroldis Chapman: ‘He’s unbelievable…Awesome’

– ESPN New York: CC Sabathia (elbow) put on DL

– Ballpark Digest: The Week That Was: August 12

– New York Post: Ichiro Needs to Step Up to Stay in Lineup

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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