By Andrew Green Before getting into everything, here’s a great sight to wake up to. If anyone needs us, we'll just be busy watching this all day. #BackToBackToBackJacks pic.twitter.com/3RAHQnYvtW — Tennessee Smokies (@smokiesbaseball) March 11, 2015 The big news around baseball was the back-to-back-to-back home runs from Smokies alums Jorge Soler (2014), Javier Baez […]
The prospect accolades continue to roll in for the Chicago Cubs, as well as former Smokies players, with Keith Law revealing his top 100 prospects list for the 2015 season. Three Smokies were recognized, including Kris Bryant as the top overall player, while Addison Russell (No. 4) and Jorge Soler (No. 14) were also among […]
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 […]
The Chicago Cubs Wednesday announced their minor league coaching staff assignments for the upcoming 2015 campaign, with 2014 manager Buddy Bailey returning to the Tennessee Smokies, along with 2014 pitching coach Storm Davis, hitting coach Desi Wilson and trainer Shane Nelson. Guillermo Martinez also joins the Smokies’ 2015 field staff for his first season in […]
The Chicago Cubs announced Thursday that 2014 Tennessee Smokies pitcher C.J. Edwards has been added to the Major League club’s 40-Man Roster. Thursday was the final day to protect players who were previously not on the 40-man roster from being selected in next month’s Rule 5 Draft at the Winter Meetings in San Diego. Edwards […]
Tennessee Smokies Broadcaster Mick Gillispie (twitter: @BroadcasterMick) recently sat down with Chicago Cubs prospect and Smokies outfielder Jorge Soler for a CSN Chicago television interview. The full interview is also available on the CSN Chicago website linked below: http://www.csnchicago.com/cubs/cubs-injuries-behind-him-soler-finding-his-rhythm
Addison Russell, Jorge Soler and Christian Villanueva each hit home runs and starter Corey Black pitched six plus strong innings as the Smokies defeated the Stars 4-1 in Huntsville on Thursday night.
Despite taking a 2-0 lead in the second, the Smokies dropped the opener of a five game series against the Stars in Huntsville 6-4 on Wednesday night at Joe W. Davis Municipal Stadium.
The Southern League announced Monday that Tennessee Smokies outfielder Jorge Soler has been named the league’s Hitter of the Week for the time period between July 7-13. Soler becomes the fifth Smokies player this season to receive a weekly honor from the circuit after alum Kris Bryant, outfielder Rubi Silva and right-handed starters Corey Black […]
Tennessee right fielder Jorge Soler blasted two homers and drove in a career-high five runs as part of a three-hit game, while second baseman Stephen Bruno collected three hits and drove in three RBI as part of the Smokies’ 14-8 slugfest victory over the Jacksonville Suns on Sunday afternoon at Smokies Stadium. – For Tickets […]