What We’re Reading (8/21)

Tonight former Smoky Chris Rusin will make his major league debut as he starts for the Cubs against the Brewers. Photo Courtesy: Roger C. Hoover.

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies kept their playoff hopes alive by defeating the Chattanooga Lookouts 5-1 on Monday night at Smokies Park.

The Smokies are now five games back of first-place Chattanooga with 13 games left to play in the regular season.

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: Smokies surge past Lookouts, 5-1

- Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 20

- Chicago Tribune: Cubs catchers battling for 2013 starting job

- Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Rusin to make major league debut on Tuesday

- Chicago Sun-Times: Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters shouldn’t be troubled by slow start

- CSN Chicago: ‘The jury’s still out’ on Cubs catchers

- ESPN: 17 days in November

- MLB.com: Rizzo right to side with docs in Strasburg debate

- The Hardball Times: Nationals pitching prospects can’t mirror their team’s major league success.

- Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Roger Clemens throws a bullpen session (Video)

- Fox Sports: Rosenthal: Should Rays consider trading Price?

- The New York Times: The Mets’ Only First-Place Hope

- Sports Illustrated: MLB Must Overhaul Drug Program

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The radio network for the Chicago Cubs AA affiliate. We go on the air 15 minutes before every game with the Pilot-Oscar Mayer pre-game show. Then following the game we wrap up the night with the 10th Inning Wrap-Up Show. Director of Broadcasting is Mick Gillispie, Broadcast Assistant is Danny Will, and Broadcast and Multimedia Assistant is Michael Wottreng.

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