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Pineyro Allows Seven Runs in Smokies Loss

MONTGOMERY, Ala., – Tennessee starter Ivan Pineyro gave up seven earned runs over two and 2/3 innings while losing a second inning three run lead and the Smokies lost to the Biscuits 8-4 on Thursday night at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery. Pineyro gave up a two-run home run to Richie Shaffer in the second and […]

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Smokies Bounce Back, 4-1 Over Biscuits

MONTGOMERY, Ala – Addison Russell hit a two-run home run in the first and scored twice as the first place Smokies won the fourth game of a five series in Montgomery 4-1 at Riverwalk Stadium on Wednesday night. The victory kept the Smokies (32-27, 65-63) ahead of the Birmingham Barons by three games in the […]

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Addison Russell Fielding

Biscuits Snap Smokies Win Streak at Six Straight

MONTGOMERY, Ala – Addison Russell hit a grand slam in the seventh to put the Smokies up six runs, but the bullpen allowed the game to get away and a game winning three-run home run from Taylor Motter lifted the Biscuits to a stunning 7-6 win versus the Smokies in Montgomery on Tuesday night. The […]

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CSN Chicago: Getting back on track, C.J. Edwards knows his time is coming

In a television interview for CSN Chicago, Smokies broadcaster Mick Gillispie spoke with starter C.J. Edwards regarding his return from the disabled list. Edwards has made three starts for Tennessee since returning from the disabled list. He is 0-1 with a 3.21 ERA since his return. The full interview is available on the CSN Chicago website linked […]

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Taylor Davis: Unsung Hero of the Smokies

Catcher Taylor Davis has been the unsung hero for the Tennessee Smokies this season, and has allowed manager Buddy Bailey to be confident enough in the backup catcher’s ability to use him in crucial situations. Davis hasn’t received as much playing time, compared to others, but when given the opportunity he uses it to his […]

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Preview: 8/19 vs. Biscuits

The begging question now is can the Smokies lose as last night they won their sixth straight game by a score of 7-1 against the Montgomery Biscuits. They now lead the series 2-0. Tonight, Tennessee has a chance at a seventh straight game won and to clinch the series with Montgomery as game three is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET.

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Rickwood Field

This Date in Baseball History – August 18

August 18, 1910, marked the opening of one of baseball’s greatest pilgrimage sites: Rickwood Field. Mick Gillispie told the story of the stadium’s origins, its many uses – including Alabama Crimson Tide football – and a history dotted by some of the most legendary names in baseball during the sixth inning of Tennessee’s game with Montgomery […]

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Almora, Russell and Black Shine as Smokies Win Sixth Straight

MONTGOMERY, Ala – Albert Almora, Addison Russell, Lars Anderson, Christian Villanueva and Charlie Cutler combined for 10 hits and Corey Black turned in another solid outing while leading the Smokies to their sixth straight victory as they defeated the Biscuits 7-1 on Monday night. The Tennessee (31-26, 64-62) victory was their sixth straight and kept […]

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Lou Gehrig in Thought

This Date in Baseball History – August 17

On August 17, 1933, the Iron Horse galloped well ahead of the pack, suiting up for his 1,309th consecutive game. Gehrig eventually suited up in 2,130 consecutive games, a streak that would carry to the final game of his career before his sudden retirement due to ALS. Gehrig went 2-for-5 with an RBI double against […]

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Jae-Hoon Ha

First Place Smokies Win Fifth Straight

Jae-Hoon Ha, Taylor Davis and Albert Almora each collected three hits, starter Felix Pena earned his second win on the road and the first place Smokies stretched their win streak to five straight with a 7-3 road win in Montgomery versus the Biscuits on Sunday night.

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