Former Tennessee Smokies’ pitcher Kyle Hendricks and Smokies’ shortstop Javier Baez were honored at Wrigley Field Saturday afternoon for being named Cubs’ Minor League Pitcher of the Year and Cubs’ ...
By: Adam Kline / Matthew Shalbrack KODAK, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies were unable to overcome a four-run fourth inning and fell to the Birmingham Barons 7-4 on Monday night at Smokies Park. With the win, Birmingham wins the North Division Championship 3-games-to-2. The Smokies ended 2013 with a 76-62 regular season record, 3-2 in […]
KODAK, Tenn. – For the second night, the Tennessee Smokies found themselves in a must-win situation and continued their North Division Championship Series comeback with a 10-7 win over the Birmingham Barons in Game Four, Sunday afternoon at Smokies Park. The win evens the best-of-five series at two games apiece and forces a series-deciding Game Five on Monday night […]
By: Adam Kline KODAK, Tenn. – In a must-win game, the Tennessee Smokies got back on the winning track in a big way by defeating the Birmingham Barons, 9-2, in Game Three of the North Division Championship Series Saturday night at Smokies Park. Tennessee stays alive in the best-of-five series, as the Smokies trail the […]
By: Adam Kline KODAK, Tenn. – For the second consecutive night, the Tennessee Smokies were unable to overcome an early deficit and fell to the Birmingham Barons in Game Two of the North Division Championship Series, 7-1. The loss, in front of 5,767 at Regions Field, gives the Barons a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five […]
By: Nick Roark As Tennessee Smokies manager Buddy Bailey stood in front of media members Wednesday afternoon at Smokies Park, he knew his club faced a challenge from the Birmingham Barons – Tennessee’s North Division Championship Series opponent. Specifically, Bailey foresaw the task his starting rotation faced against a club that possesses one of the […]
By: Adam Kline KODAK, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies were unable to create much offense Thursday night and fell to the Birmingham Barons, 3-1, in Game One of the North Division Championship Series front of 4,862 at Regions Field. The Barons lead the best-of-five series, 1-0. Following three scoreless innings, Trayce Thompson broke the tie […]
The Southern League announced Tuesday that Mobile BayBears’ starting pitcher Archie Bradley was named the league’s Most Outstanding Pitcher for the 2013 season. However the Arizona Diamondbacks’ top prospect was moments away from playing quarterback for the Sooners of Oklahoma. It is a decision that he still thinks about to this day. “I think about […]
For the fifth time since 2009, the Tennessee Smokies celebrated a Southern League North Division title after defeating the Mobile BayBears on Monday, August 26, 2013. The win set up a first-round playoff matchup against the Birmingham Barons. Episode 8 of ‘The Process’ documents the clubhouse celebration after the Smokies’ clinching win while the Smokies […]
In this week’s edition of This Week in the Southern League, the North Division is decided. Going into Sunday it was a 3-team race for the South Division. Who was eliminated? Who will be crowned South Division Champ? Listen to this week’s Installment of the This Week in the Southern League.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies (42-27, 76-62) lost their regular season finale 4-3 to the Chattanooga Lookouts (24-45, 59-80) Monday afternoon at AT&T Field in Chattanooga. Tennessee’s loss snapped a six game winning streak. The Lookouts batted around in the bottom of the first inning as the first five batters reached safely. Chattanooga leadoff […]