By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network
The Tennessee Smokies got back on the winning track Thursday with a 4-3 win over the Birmingham Barons in Hoover, Ala.
Tennessee will now go for a series win against the Barons with a victory in either of the final two games at Regions Park.
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