What We’re Reading (8/20)

Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano. Photo Courtesy: Roger C. Hoover.

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies kept postseason hopes alive on Sunday by defeating the Chattanooga Lookouts 6-5 at Smokies Park.

The Smokies have now won seven of their last 10 games, and are now six games behind the first-place Lookouts with 14 games left to play.

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: Matt Szczur already a hit as a donor

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 19

– Chicago Tribune: Sveum says Jackson takes big step

– Chicago Tribune: Volstad, Cubs just can’t win

– Chicago Sun-Times: There’s no ‘W’ in Chris Volstad, whose skid reaches 24

– CSN Chicago: The next Jeter or Cano? Castro will lead Cubs his way

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Showtime calls an early end to ‘The Franchise’

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Roger Clemens scheduled to pitch in minor-league game on Saturday

– The New York Times: Get a Web Site for That!

– Boston Herald: Red Sox Need to Get Rid of Beckett

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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