Archive | October, 2013
Loosen Feature 2

VIDEO: Matt Loosen Arizona Fall League Interview

Smokies Pitcher Matt Loosen recently sat down with the Smokies Radio Network to discuss his development in the Arizona Fall League. In 13 starts with Tennessee last year Loosen had a 6.14 ERA over 66.0 innings to go along with 60 strikeouts. The Florida native has been getting his innings out of the bullpen in […]

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Video: Jorge Soler Arizona Fall League Interview

Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler met with the Smokies Radio Network to discuss his progression at the Arizona Fall League. The 21-year-old Soler played in 55 games with High-A Daytona in 2013, hitting .281 with eight home runs and 35 RBIs. Soler has participated in seven games in the AFL, going 8-for-35 (.229) with three […]

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VIDEO: Kris Bryant Arizona Fall League Interview

Highly touted Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant recently chatted with the Smokies Radio Network to discuss his development in the Arizona Fall League thus far. Bryant was drafted second overall by Chicago in the 2013 MLB Draft and rose quickly to High-A Daytona, playing in 36 games across the minors. Bryant hit .390 with 14 […]

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VIDEO: Dallas Beeler Arizona Fall League Interview

Smokies pitcher Dallas Beeler recently sat down with the Smokies Radio Network to discuss his progress in the Arizona Fall League. Last season with Tennessee, Beeler went 4-2 in nine starts with a 3.13 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 54.2 innings of work. The Oklahoma native had his season cut short by an injury to […]

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VIDEO: Albert Almora Arizona Fall League interview

Albert Almora recently sat down with Jeff A. Platt of the Smokies Radio Network to discuss his progress thus far in the Arizona Fall League. Almora, rated the Chicago Cubs No. 2 prospect by Baseball America after being drafted sixth overall in the 2012 MLB Draft, played in 61 games this season for Single-A Kane […]

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Column: Cubs need a cup of Joe, but not Girardi

By: Nick Roark Ever had that 2:30 feeling? Chances are if you’re a Chicago Cubs fan, that fatigued, disheartening and overwhelming feeling came over you many times this season; 96 times to be exact. It is no secret that the Cubs need a jolt of energy. And while Chicago president Theo Epstein is looking for a […]

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Gillispie: The day broadcasting became my aspiration

In the fall of 2002 I had the good fortune of meeting my broadcasting hero and the man who motivated me chase my dreams, Chuck Thompson. Chuck’s voice was synonymous Baltimore sports, including the long-gone football Colts and the baseball Orioles. Thompson, a member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, was the inspiration […]

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Former Smoky Uggla left off Atlanta NLDS roster

By: Nick Roark Atlanta Braves second baseman and former Tennessee Smoky Dan Uggla has been left off the team’s 25-man NLDS roster, the Braves announced Wednesday afternoon. Uggla, who hit .179 with 22 home runs this season, underwent Lasik surgery in August to repair his vision but has yet to return to All-Star form. The […]

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