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Smokies Announce Tentative 2014 Roster

By Andrew Green / Tennessee Smokies In conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, the Tennessee Smokies announced their initial roster for the 2014 season, which includes three of Baseball America’s top 100 overall prospects. The roster comprises of 12 pitchers, three catchers, six infielders and five outfielders, with the team’s season opening contest set for Thursday, […]

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Injury update: McNutt suffers setback, Kirk changing delivery

Tennessee Smokies manager Buddy Bailey offered insight about two of the more notable pitchers on Tennessee’s disabled list – Trey McNutt and Austin Kirk – Wednesday evening. The Smokies’ skipper said during his postgame press conference that right-handed pitcher and Cubs prospect Trey McNutt – who has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury since June […]

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Kyle Hendricks with Mesa; promotion to Triple-A Iowa expected

By: Nick Roark The Tennessee Smokies lost their ace pitcher Kyle Hendricks Friday afternoon as the right-hander was added to the Mesa Cubs roster with a likely move to Triple-A Iowa in the coming days. In 21 starts for Double-A Tennessee, Hendricks went 10-3 with a 1.85 ERA, 101 strikeouts and 26 walks. “I hope […]

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Ronald Torreyes traded to Houston

Former Tennessee Smokies second baseman Ronald Torreyes was traded to Houston for the Astros’ second and third international signing bonus slots. The Venezuelan native batted .260 with four home runs and 25 RBIs in 64 games for Tennessee. The Smokies had a 31-20 record with Torreyes starting at second base and he averaged a strike […]

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Bour Sidelined Until Mid-May with Hairline Fracture

Smokies first baseman Justin Bour could be out until mid-May, manager Buddy Bailey announced Thursday afternoon.  Bour suffered a hairline fracture of his left wrist during a fifth-inning at-bat after he fouled off a pitch from Huntsville Stars’ hurler Alan Williams on April 19.  Jonathan Mota took Bour’s place in the lineup, as the first […]

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Breaking Down the 2013 Smokies Opening Day Roster

The Tennessee Smokies officially announced its 2013 Opening Day roster yesterday. This season’s roster includes 17 players who have spent time at Smokies Park in their careers as well as some players that are new to the Cubs organization. Four players are currently ranked in the top 25 of the Cubs prospect rankings by Baseball America. With […]

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Smokies make series of roster moves Tuesday

By Adam Kline / Smokies Radio Network KODAK, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, announce today that LHP Austin Kirk and OF Rubi Silva will join the team in advance of today’s series opener against the Birmingham Barons.  In corresponding roster moves, OF Nelson Perez has been […]

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Soto Returns to Smokies’ Roster Saturday

By Adam Kline / Smokies Radio Network KODAK, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, announce today that INF Elliot Soto will join the team in advance of today’s game against the Huntsville Stars.  In a corresponding roster move, INF Nate Samson has been promoted to the Class […]

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Smokies Announce Roster Moves Thursday

By Adam Kline / Tennessee Smokies KODAK, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, announce today that RHP Yoanner Negrin has been added to the team’s active roster in advance of tonight’s game against the Huntsville Stars.  In a corresponding roster move, RHP Jake Brigham has been placed […]

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Jae-Hoon Ha activated from disabled list Wednesday

KODAK, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, announce today that OF Jae-Hoon Ha has been activated from the disabled list in advance of tonight’s series opener against the Huntsville Stars at Smokies Park.  Ha will bat third and play centerfield for the Smokies in tonight’s 7:15 game. […]

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