All three former Smokies who traveled to Japan to participate in the Japan All-Star Series played early this morning in the team’s first exhibition matchup. The MLB All-Stars topped a club that comprised of players from the Hanshin Tigers and Yomiuri Giants by a score of 8-7. Blevins (2007) entered in a tight spot in […]
Major League Baseball announced their finalized roster for the Japan All-Star Series, which will take place in Japan starting next week. Three former Smokies made the cut, including pitchers Jeff Beliveau (2011), Jerry Blevins (2007) and Jose Veras (2014). Beliveau made 41 appearances with the Smokies during the 2011 campaign, posting 6-1 record and 1.89 […]
A pair of former Smokies were honored by Major League Baseball on Tuesday evening with the announcement of the 2014 Gold Glove Awards. 2003 Smokies catcher Yadier Molina won his seventh straight Gold Glove honor at the catcher position, while 2011 Smokies infielder DJ LeMahieu earned his first Gold Glove Award among the National League’s […]
2014 Smokies right-hander C.J. Edwards enjoyed a solid inning on the mound during the Arizona Fall League’s Fall Stars Game on Saturday evening. The 22-year-old yielded a lone hit and did not walk a batter while striking out two during the third frame for the AFL East squad (view box score here). After Atlanta Braves […]
It was announced on Monday afternoon that 2014 Smokies right-hander C.J. Edwards has been selected to play in the Arizona Fall League’s Fall Stars Game, which will take place this Saturday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET on MLB Network. The game is usually reserved for the top prospects playing in the Arizona Fall League, […]
The baseball world was shocked and saddened on Sunday night as word of the passing of St. Louis Cardinals outfield prospect Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend spread during Game 5 of the World Series. Taveras was only 22 years old and had just completed his first season in the Major Leagues with the Cards. His […]
The Tennessee Smokies Wednesday afternoon revealed their new logos, colors and uniforms for the upcoming 2015 season at a press conference at Calhoun’s On The River in downtown Knoxville. The new primary team logo comprises of an intimidating blue bear resting a bat on his back shoulder, with Great Smoky Mountains National Park represented with […]
The Smokies closed the 2014 season with a 5-1 loss at AT&T Field in Chattanooga. Dustin Geiger drove in Tennessee’s only run of the game with a bases loaded walk in the seventh.
The Smokies dropped both games of a doubleheader on Sunday at AT&T Field in Chattanooga and were eliminated from post-season play. The Lookouts, with a 9-0 victory in game one and a 3-2 comeback win in game two, will finish as Second Half Champions.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Anthony Giansanti homered in the second and drove in the eventual game winning run in the fifth as the Smokies snapped a seven game losing streak, and put themselves into a tie for first, with a 6-5 win on Friday night in Chattanooga. The Tennessee (66-70, 33-34) victory put them back into […]