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Javier Baez & His Smokies Legacy

By Andrew Green The Cubs announced on Monday the promotion of 2013 Smokies infielder Javier Baez, becoming the first member of the so-called “Core Four” to make the jump to The Show. After a slow start to the 2014 campaign with Triple-A Iowa, Baez dramatically improved after the All-Star Break, batting .342 (26-76) with five […]

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The Huntsville Stars will relocate from Huntsville, AL and Joe W. Davis Stadium following the 2014 season. Photo Courtesy: Dave Dieter/Huntsville Times

Southern League Announces Sale & Future Relocation of Huntsville Stars

The Southern League today announced the approval of the sale of the Huntsville Stars to an ownership group led by Ken Young, in addition to approving the relocation of the franchise to Biloxi, Mississippi, with play beginning there in 2015. The sale is still subject to approval from both Minor League Baseball and Major League […]

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Austin Kirk’s new arm motion creates some “funk”

By: Matthew Osborne The next time Smokies pitcher Austin Kirk takes the mound – whenever that may be – he will have a different look to his game. A new arm slot to be exact. The left-handed pitcher has not pitched since July 25th in Huntsville and was placed on the disabled list with left […]

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GIVEAWAY: Justin Bour autographed home run bat

This autographed broken bat was used by Smokies first baseman Justin Bour to hit two home runs in a stretch that saw the 25-year-old hit five home runs in six games. Bour hit the first home run at home versus Jacksonville on July 22, taking the first pitch he saw from pitcher Bryan Evans for […]

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AUDIO: This Week In Smokies Baseball: August 1 Edition

The latest Edition of “This Week In Smokies Baseball” is now available.  This edition covers the Smokies’ 5-Game Series in Huntsville against the Stars, which included Javier Baez’s first Multi-HR game since Joining the Smokies.  Part of a total of 16 Longballs for the Smokies in the series. THIS WEEK IN SMOKIES BASEBALL AUDIO To […]

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Smokies launch off against Stars, defeat Huntsville 6-3

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- The Tennessee Smokies (55-48, 21-13) defeated the Huntsville Stars (44-58, 15-19) 6-3 Saturday evening at Joe W. Davis Municipal Stadium as four different Smokies hit home runs. Smokies starter Kyle Hendricks (10-3, 1.87) earned the win, pitching seven innings and allowing one earned run on six hits, while striking out six batters and […]

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Smokies fall 9-8 in back-and-forth affair Friday night to Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.  – The Tennessee Smokies (54-48) fell 9-8 to the Huntsville Stars (44-57) in game four of their series Friday night at Joe W. Davis Stadium. Each team scored multiple runs in three half innings before Huntsville took control in the seventh inning. For the second straight night, Huntsville surged out of the gates. Smokies’ […]

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Smokies soar past Stars in 10-5 come-for-behind win

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Smokies scored nine unanswered runs after falling behind through four innings of action Thursday night, scoring at least one run in each of the next four stanzas. Tennessee (54-47) won its second straight game against Huntsville (43-57) 10-5 at Joe W. Davis Municipal Stadium. Trailing 4-0 in the fifth inning, the […]

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Smokies use three blasts to defeat Huntsville 6-1

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.– The Tennessee Smokies (53-47, 19-12) used three home runs Wednesday night to defeat the Huntsville Stars (43-56, 14-17) 6-1 at Joe W. Davis Municipal Stadium, ending a three-game skid. The Smokies jumped out to an early 3-0 lead with solo shots by Justin Bour, Rafael Lopez and Javier Baez and used a solid […]

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Smokies comeback falls short in 6-4 loss to Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.  – In game one of a five-game series against Huntsville, Tennessee spotted the home club six runs. The Smokies (52-47) made a furious comeback through the middle innings before the Stars’ (43-55) bullpen slammed the door shut. Smokies’ starter Eric Jokisch ran into trouble right out of the gates. After a double play […]

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