What We’re Reading (8/28)

Cubs manager Dale Sveum removes Alex Hinshaw from the game in the ninth inning against the Brewers. Photo Courtesy: Nuccio DiNuzzo/Tribune photo

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network

The Tennessee Smokies clinched a series win against the Mobile BayBears with a 5-3 win at Smokies Park.

Tonight Tennessee will play its final home game of the season on Tuesday, on Fan Appreciation night 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 rally past BayBears, 4-3

– Bleed Cubbie Blue: Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 27

– Chicago Tribune: Brewers hammer Cubs newcomers

– Chicago Tribune: Joe Mather ‘saves’ Cubs

– Chicago Sun-Times: Starlin Castro set to sign $60M deal; Darwin Barney set to tie record

– CSN Chicago: Barney working hard to improve

– ESPN Dallas / Fort Worth: Roy Oswalt clears waivers

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: Ranking Chipper Jones’ retirement gifts so far

– Yahoo’s Big League Stew: The Dodgers were interested in CC Sabathia and Mark Teixeira before the big trade

– The New York Times: Museum Showcases Ichiro’s Baseball Career

– The Sporting News: Forget Tradition: Chapman for Cy Young

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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