After the Smokies came back to force extra innings with a four-run ninth, Tennessee shortstop Elliot Soto delivered the clutch walk-off run-scoring single in the eleventh to end an exciting come-from-behind series-clinching 7-6 victory over the Mississippi Braves on Sunday afternoon at Smokies Stadium.
Javier Baez blasted two home runs and drove in five total runs in a 10-8 Smokies victory over Birmingham last evening. The round-trippers were his 15th and 16th of the season with the Chicago Cubs’ Double-A team. Overall this season, the shortstop has 33 home runs between Daytona and Tennessee, the second-most among all minor […]
Tied at 6-6 against the Chattanooga Lookouts in the bottom of the ninth inning, Javier Baez hit the go-ahead home run for the second night in a row. This time, it was a walk-off blast over the party deck in left field of Smokies Park. The two-run shot was Baez’s 31st home run of the […]
Eric Jokisch was brilliant in his 9-inning complete game no hitter of the Jacksonville Suns on August 6th, 2013 at Bragan Field in Jacksonville. He walked four batters in the game and no runners reached second base. The 108 pitch gem saw Jokisch deliver 68 strikes. Christian Villanueva made an incredible jumping catch for the […]
Listen to the entire game from Bragan Field in Jacksonville from Tuesday, August 6th. The Tennessee Smokies snapped Jacksonville’s 11-Game win streak with a 10-0 victory. Eric Jokisch made Smokies history by not allowing a hit with four walks in the complete game shutout. Click here to listen (entire nine inning radio broadcast) – Eric Jokisch […]
Javier Baez hit his second home run in as many nights on a 1-0 pitch in the first inning with Matt Szczur aboard. The blast cleared the high fence in centerfield to give Tennessee a 2-0 lead over the Jackson Generals (the Seattle Mariners affilate). To stay current with all the latest news, follow Smokies […]
Chicago Cubs top prospect Javier Baez talks about getting out of a 1-for-22 hole at the plate with two hits in each game of a doubleheader against the Jackson Generals on Friday night. The shortstop drove home the game-winning run in the first game and tied the game with a mammoth home run over the […]
Javier Baez talks about his first at-bat in the Southern League, his promotion to the Double-A level and his relationship with second basemen Arismendy Alcantara. In his first game with the Tennessee Smokies, Baez went 1-for-4 with a home run on a 2-1 pitch which was his first swing. You can watch the home run […]
In his first at-bat at the Double-A level, Chicago Cubs’ top prospect, Javier Baez, crushed a 2-1 pitch over the fence in center field to put Tennessee on the board in the first inning. To stay current with all the latest news, follow Smokies on Radio on Twitter and like the Smokies on Radio Facebook page.
The much anticipated arrival of Javier Baez has begun in East Tennessee. During batting practice prior to the July 5 game against the Huntsville Stars (the Brewers’ Double-A affiliate), the big screen at Smokies Park showed an interview with the shortstop on WGN America prior to the Chicago Cubs’ game. After each answer, Tennessee players […]