Archive | June, 2011

Smokies Come From Behind to Drop Mudcats, 7-5

The Tennessee Smokies won their fourth game in a row by defeating the Carolina Mudcats 7-5 in a come from behind fashion. The Smokies would grab an early lead by the score of 4-1 when Junior Lake smashed his third home run of the season in the bottom of the third inning. Carolina would cut […]

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Raley Shines on his Birthday, Drops Mudcats 3-1

The Tennessee Smokies defeated the Carolina Mudcats 3-1 on Wednesday evening due to the solid pitching and RBI single by Brooks Raley. Raley, on his 23rd birthday, threw 6 2/3 innings and gave up only one run to get the victory in his birthday. The birthday boy also singled to left field to score Steve […]

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Smokies Edge Mudcats in Slugfest, 12-11

The Tennessee Smokies defeated the Carolina Mudcats 12-11 on Tuesday night in a back and forth offensive battle. The Smokies returned home for their first series at Smokies Park in the second half of the season and their bats came alive. Tennessee blasted four homer runs throughout the night, twho by Rebel Ridling, one by […]

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After 12 shutout innings, Smokies win 1-0 in 13th

There was little offense between the Smokies and Birmingham Barons on Monday afternoon but after 12 innings of shutout baseball Tennessee comes through with a 1-0 win in 13 innings. In the top of the 13th inning, Junior Lake reached base on a throwing error and Ryan Flaherty followed up with a single to put […]

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Smokies Shutout in Birmingham on Sunday, 6-0

The Tennessee Smokies were downed on Sunday afternoon by the Birmingham Barons 6-0 as RHP Terry Doyle (2-2, 2.67) threw a complete game shutout. Christian Marrero doubled home Brandon Short in the bottom of the first inning and that would prove to be enough for the Barons. Birmingham would plate four more runs in the […]

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Smokies Drop 14 inning Marathon Game to Barons, 2-1

After a two hour rain delay and 14 innings, the Smokies lose a close one to the Birmingham Barons by the score of 2-1. Tennessee took an early lead in the top of the second inning with a sacrifice fly by Nate Samson to take a 1-0 lead. The Smokies would hold onto their one […]

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Smokies Welcome Two New Arms to Roster

The Tennessee Smokies, Double-A minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, announce this afternoon that pitchers Esmailin Caridad and Jeff Stevens have been added to the team’s active roster in advance of tonight’s game with the Birmingham Barons. Caridad, 27, comes to Tennessee for the first time in 2011, having started the season with the […]

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Smokies Take Game 2 over Barons, 4-3

The Tennessee Smokies rebounded from Thursday night’s 7-0 shutout down in Birmingham by defeating the Barons by the score of 4-3 on Friday night. After four scoreless innings, Nelson Perez blasted a two-run homer to give the Smokies a 2-0 lead. Birmingham would respond in the bottom of the inning by getting two runs of […]

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Smokies Drop Game One of 2nd Half to Barons 7-0

The Tennessee Smokies came out sluggish after the three day All-Star break, dropping game one of the five game series by the score of 7-0 on Thursday night. Smokies starting pitcher Trey McNutt (1-3, 3.19) only faced five batters and did not record an out on Thursday night. McNutt walked four and gave up two […]

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North All-Stars win Southern League All-Star Game 6-3

For the seventh time in a row the North All-Stars won the Southern League All-Star game, this time by the score of 6-3. The win makes the North a perfect 7-0 in the Southern League All-Star Game since the league adopted its North-South geographical alignment in 2005. Chattanooga Lookouts’ 1B Andy Van Slyke was named […]

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