On this day in 1934, Babe Ruth became the first man to accomplish something only two other baseball players have done in the intervening 80 years. Mick Gillispie told the story of the Bambino’s 700th home run during the sixth inning of Tennessee’s game with the Jacksonville Suns on Sunday.
The Tennessee Smokies had another frustrating night at the plate as they fell to the Birmingham Barons 13-3. The Smokies got off to an immediate lead by plating two runs for an early 2-0 lead. Elliot Soto lead off with a walk and Stephen Bruno followed with an RBI double to the warning track scoring […]
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Smokies third baseman Kris Bryant slapped a run-scoring double down the left field line to extend his on-base streak to 24 as part of a four-run sixth inning, while starter Corey Black allowed a lone earned run in six solid innings to lead Tennessee to a 4-1 victory over the Huntsville Stars Monday evening at […]
Tennessee pitchers Pierce Johnson, Hunter Cervenka and Armando Rivero combined to allow only one Huntsville hit and retired the final 16 batters in a row, while first baseman Dustin Geiger’s seventh-inning homer was the difference in the Smokies’ 2-1 win over the Stars on Sunday afternoon at Smokies Stadium. The victory improves Tennessee’s record to […]
Smokies shortstop Jeudy Valdez and third baseman Kris Bryant both launched solo homers and recorded multi-hit efforts, while Huntsville first baseman Nick Ramirez smashed a solo shot of his own in the 13th as the Stars toppled Tennessee in a 4-3 extra-inning win in front of 5,178 on Saturday night at Smokies Stadium. The series […]
Huntsville outfielder D’Vontrey Richardson smacked a leadoff homer, along with a triple, and scored two runs, while four Huntsville hurlers held the Smokies to a lone run as the Stars toppled Tennessee 3-1 on Thursday evening at Smokies Stadium. The defeat drops Tennessee back to below the .500 mark at 10-11, while the victory moves […]
By Andrew Green / Tennessee Smokies – Tennessee shortstop Wes Darvill collected a team-high three hits and drove home three, while center fielder Zeke DeVoss and second baseman Stephen Bruno smacked back-to-back jacks in the second inning as the Smokies toppled the Chattanooga Lookouts 8-2 in their series finale Sunday afternoon at Smokies Stadium. The […]
PENSACOLA — Kris Bryant hit a two-run home run in his first Smokies at-bat, Zeke DeVoss tripled in a run in the second, but the Blue Wahoos rallied for two in the eighth inning to defeat the Smokies and take the 2014 season opener 6-5 at Bayfront Stadium in Pensacola on Thursday night. The Smokies […]
The Smokies barely missed out on winning a First-Half Championship in the North Division of the Southern League to the Birmingham Barons, but in the Second-Half it was a different story. Led by newcomer and top Chicago Cubs prospect Javier Baez, the Smokies offense took off as the Smokies cruised to a Second-Half Championship on […]