Archive | June, 2014

Biscuits Beat Smokies 3-2 In Ten Innings

Montgomery left fielder Joey Rickard smashed what turned out to be the game-winning run-scoring double in the tenth while University of Tennessee and Farragut high school alum Matt Ramsey fired the final three innings of one-hit ball to propel the Biscuits to a 3-2 extra-inning win over the Tennessee Smokies on Monday evening at Smokies Stadium.

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Courtesy: Roger C. Hoover

Rhee Named SL Pitcher Of The Week

The Southern League announced Monday that Tennessee Smokies right-hander Dae-Eun Rhee  has been named the league’s Pitcher of the Week for the time period between June 23-29. Rhee becomes the fourth Smokies player this season to receive a weekly honor from the circuit after alum Kris Bryant, outfielder Rubi Silva and right-handed starter Corey Black, and also […]

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This Date in Baseball History – June 29

On June 29, 1990, the Junior and Senior Circuits ran parallel, when Dave Stewart of Oakland no-hit Toronto, and, around the time Stewart was completing his effort, Fernando Valenzuela of the Dodgers took the mound in Chavez Ravine for an encore performance. Mick Gillispie told the story during the sixth inning of Tennessee’s game with […]

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Dae-Eun Rhee

Rhee Carves Biscuits In 6-1 Victory

Tennessee starting pitcher Dae-Eun Rhee struck out a season-high ten batters in seven solid innings of one-run ball, while center fielder Jae-Hoon Ha broke open a one-run lead with a bases-clearing double in the second-to-last frame to give the Smokies a 6-1 series opening victory over the Montgomery Biscuits on Sunday evening at Smokies Stadium.

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Smokies Radio Network

Smokies Now- Montgomery Biscuits series

Sean Sullivan, Boomer Dangel, and James Rowe break down the Smokies and Biscuits series and much more!

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Niekro vs. Sutton

This Date in Baseball History – June 28

On June 28, 1986, history was made when 47-year-old Phil Niekro (pictured, left) met 41-year-old Don Sutton (right) in a match-up at Anaheim Stadium. When Niekro’s Cleveland Indians met Sutton’s California Angels, it marked the first time in 94 years two 300-game winners faced off against each other. Mick Gillispie told the story of the […]

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Jae-Hoon Ha

Smokies Fall Short of Sweep in 2-1 Loss

JACKSON – The Smokies were held to an unearned run on six hits and stranded just four men on base in a 2-1 loss in Jackson at Generals Park on Saturday night. The loss prevented Tennessee from completing their first series sweep of the season. Jackson (3-7, 34-45) starter Matt Anderson allowed one unearned run […]

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Don Zimmer

This Date in Baseball History – June 27

On June 27, 2000, while managing the New York Yankees, Joe Torre got into an argument with an umpire and was ejected from a ballgame. In the same inning, Yankees bench coach and former Smokies player and manager Don Zimmer got a piece of the umpire, too, and joined an exclusive club in the process. […]

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Late Rally Gives Smokies 6-5 Comeback Win

The Smokies erased a late three run deficit with four runs and six hits in the eighth and left Generals Park with a 6-5 win over the Generals on Friday night. Elliot Soto drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the eighth.

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Ron Santo

This Date in Baseball History – June 26

On June 26, 1960, a 20-year-old third baseman made his debut with the Chicago Cubs, the first and only team he would play for in a 15-year career. Mick Gillispie told the story of Ron Santo’s Major League debut – and his route to the Hall of Fame – during the sixth inning of the […]

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