According to a post from the Japan Times publication, 2012-14 Smokies pitcher Dae-Eun Rhee has signed a contract with the Japanese Pacific League’s Chiba Lotte Marines baseball team. Compensation is reportedly equivalent to $450,000 dollars per the Japan Times post, which can be read here. Over his three seasons with the Smokies, Rhee tallied a 19-13 […]
Dae-Eun Rhee allowed three runs in the first and the Smokies were held without a run by three Birmingham pitchers in a 6-0 shutout loss to the Barons at Regions Field on Friday night.
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.
JACKSON – Christian Villanueva drove in two with three doubles and Dae-Eun Rhee allowed one run on just three hits as the Smokies defeated the Generals 6-2 in a rain shortened game at The Ballpark in Jackson on Tuesday night. Villanueva was 3-for-4 with two runs batted in for the Smokies (4-2, 37-38) who won […]
By Andrew Green / Tennessee Smokies The Tennessee Smokies kick off their 2014 campaign on the road this evening against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, the Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. First pitch is set for 7:30 p.m. ET at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. The Smokies are coming off a 76-62 record (.551) in 2013, the […]
By Andrew Green / Tennessee Smokies In conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, the Tennessee Smokies announced their initial roster for the 2014 season, which includes three of Baseball America’s top 100 overall prospects. The roster comprises of 12 pitchers, three catchers, six infielders and five outfielders, with the team’s season opening contest set for Thursday, […]
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 […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Tennessee Smokies (35-21, 69-56) scored at least one run in six separate innings en route to a 9-2 win over the Birmingham Barons (27-30, 71-56) Monday night at Regions Field. Six Smokies’ hitters notched a multi-hit game and every starter tallied a base knock as Tennessee cranked out 17 hits. For […]
KODAK, Tenn. – Looking to continue their winning ways, the Tennessee Smokies won their fourth straight game in a 6-2 victory over the Chattanooga Lookouts Wednesday night at Smokies Park. The Smokies (31-20, 65-55) are now five games in front of the Birmingham Barons for the second half crown with 18 games to go. Chattanooga (16-35, 51-70) […]
By: Matthew Osborne If his team’s offense were a talking point during a discussion, Smokies manager Buddy Bailey would smile. Bringing up his bullpen’s performance in the same discussion would quickly wipe the smile off his face and replace it with a grimace. Spanning from Tuesday night and the memorable no-no for Eric Jokisch to […]