Archive | April, 2014

Geiger drives in two off Kershaw, Smokies win 4-3

  Click here for postgame recap as heard on Smokies on Radio Dustin Geiger was 2-for-2 with two runs batted in, John Andreoli was 2-for-4 with three runs and Rafael Lopez hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh as the Smokies defeated the Lookouts 4-3 in  the first game of a five game series […]

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Lou Gehrig

This Date in Baseball History with Mick Gillispie

Every game Smokies broadcaster Mick Gillispie has a segment in the sixth inning where he brings up a topic with This Date in Baseball History. On 4/30 the topic was on the “Iron Horse” Lou Gehrig. This Date in Baseball History

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Kershaw set to face Smokies

The Smokies today will be facing the Chattanooga Lookouts, but this game is a little different from any other contest that the team has played this season. They will be facing who many consider to be the best pitcher in Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers southpaw Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw has been hampered by injuries […]

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Black, Four-Run Sixth Spur Smokies 4-1

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 […]

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Smokies One-Hit Huntsville 2-1

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 […]

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Smokies Starter C.J. Edwards Discusses His Injury Status

Chicago Cubs top pitching prospect C.J. Edwards underwent an MRI on his right shoulder on May 26, 2014. The exam revealed fatigue and inflammation, and according to Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago it “also showed his right shoulder to be structurally sound.” You can read more about Edwards and his injury by visiting CSN Chicago […]

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Bryant Homers In 4-3 Extra-Inning Loss

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 […]

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By Andrew Green KODAK – The Stars scored eight runs in the eighth inning, while Huntsville starter Brooks Hall fired five scoreless frames as Huntsville topped the Tennessee Smokies 15-1 on Friday evening at Smokies Stadium.   The defeat dropped Tennessee’s overall record to 10-12 this season, while Huntsville improved to 14-8.   For the […]

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By Andrew Green KODAK – 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, […]

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Smokies Hopeful Edwards Will Return Soon

Tennessee Smokies starting pitcher, and Chicago Cubs top pitching prospect, C.J. Edwards traveled to Chicago on Thursday to undergo an MRI on his right shoulder. Smokies Manager Buddy Bailey shared his thoughts and provided an update on Edwards with the Smokies Radio Network on Friday evening. The audio from Bailey’s interview can be found below: Follow […]

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