What We’re Reading (8/24)

Mets starter Collin McHugh dazzled in his big league debut, striking out nine batters. Photo Courtesy: Jim Mcisaac/Getty Images

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies earned a series victory over the Chattanooga Lookouts with a 5-4 win at Smokies Park on Thursday night.

Tennessee now welcomes in the Mobile BayBears for a five-game series to close out to the 2012 home schedule at Smokies Park.

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 hold off Chattanooga, 5-4

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 23

– Chicago Tribune: Mather leads off for Cubs vs. Rockies

– Chicago Tribune: In lost season, there’s still much to discover

– Chicago Sun-Times: Jeff Samardzija says every Cub must prove he belongs

– CSN Chicago: Barney making a Gold Glove case to stay next to Castro

– ESPN New York: Yankees put starter Ivan Nova on DL

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Cards top Uni Watch’s ranking of baseball jerseys

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Collin McHugh’s great start a bright spot in Mets’ dismal second half

– The New York Times: To Baseball’s Chagrin, Steroid Era Goes On

– Miami Herald: Impeccable Timing in Clemens’ Comeback

– New York Daily News: Bad Week for Yankees as Rays Close In

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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