Tag Archives: Albert Almora

Keith Law Names Cubs Baseball’s Top Farm System

ESPN’s Keith Law revealed his rankings for all 30 clubs and their Minor League systems, with the Chicago Cubs coming out on top for the second consecutive season. The article, which is available only to those with an ESPN Insider subscription, can be found here. At least three of the Cubs’ top prospects are expected […]

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Kyle Schwarber was rated the third-best catching prospect in baseball by MLBPipeline.com. (Photo Credit: Paul R. Gierhart/MiLB.com)

Possible 2015 Smokie Schwarber Rated Third-Best Catching Prospect

MLBPipeline.com has begun their 2015 top ten position prospect breakdowns en route to announcing their top 100 overall prospects, revealing the top ten catching farmhands for this upcoming season. The entire list, as well as the top left-handed and right-handed pitching prospects can be viewed by clicking here. Checking in at number three is possible […]

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Suns Stun Smokies With 6-5 Comeback Victory

KODAK – Jacksonville plated three runs in the top of the ninth inning to complete a five-game sweep and come-from-behind victory as the Suns topped Tennessee 6-5 in the Smokies’ home regular season finale by a score of 6-5 on Tuesday evening at Smokies Stadium. The defeat marked the Smokies’ sixth consecutive loss and dropped […]

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Pin-Chieh Chen

Seven-Run Seventh Surges Suns to 15-7 Win vs. Smokies

KODAK – Nine consecutive Suns batters reached base with two outs as part of a seven-run seventh inning, while first baseman Viosergy Rosa drove in four runs and catcher J.T. Realmuto homered in Jacksonville’s 15-7 victory over the Tennessee Smokies in front of a crowd of 5,544 that set a historic mark on Saturday night at […]

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Almora, Russell and Black Shine as Smokies Win Sixth Straight

MONTGOMERY, Ala – Albert Almora, Addison Russell, Lars Anderson, Christian Villanueva and Charlie Cutler combined for 10 hits and Corey Black turned in another solid outing while leading the Smokies to their sixth straight victory as they defeated the Biscuits 7-1 on Monday night. The Tennessee (31-26, 64-62) victory was their sixth straight and kept […]

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Jae-Hoon Ha

First Place Smokies Win Fifth Straight

Jae-Hoon Ha, Taylor Davis and Albert Almora each collected three hits, starter Felix Pena earned his second win on the road and the first place Smokies stretched their win streak to five straight with a 7-3 road win in Montgomery versus the Biscuits on Sunday night.

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Seven-Run Spurt Spurs Smokies To 12-5 Win Over Stars

Tennessee plated seven runs in the bottom of the eighth, taking the lead on Lars Anderson’s bases-loaded walk, while outfielders Jae-Hoon Ha and Albert Almora each drove in two runs with a double and triple, respectively, to propel the Smokies to a 12-5 victory over the Huntsville Stars on Saturday evening at Smokies Stadium.

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Tennessee Walks Off For Second Straight Night

KODAK – With the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the ninth, Smokies first baseman Dustin Geiger lined the game-winning single to center following starting pitcher C.J. Edwards’ six shutout innings in Tennessee’s 1-0 walk-off shutout victory over the Huntsville Stars on Thursday evening at Smokies Stadium. The win improved the Smokies’ […]

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Smokies Walk Off With 6-5 Win, Remain Tied For First

Smokies outfielder Albert Almora smashed the game-winning pinch hit run-scoring double into the left-center field gap in the ninth after Huntsville’s four-run sixth inning evened the contest in the sixth to give Tennessee a 6-5 walk-off victory over the Stars on Wednesday evening at Smokies Stadium.

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Duran Blasts Wahoos Past Smokies 2-1

KODAK – Pensacola right fielder Juan Duran blasted a tie-breaking solo home run in the seventh, while Blue Wahoos relievers Fabian Williamson and Shane Dyer combined for the last three perfect innings in support of starting pitcher Jon Moscot in their 2-1 victory over the Tennessee Smokies on Saturday night at Smokies Stadium. The victory […]

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