MONTGOMERY, Ala – Addison Russell hit a grand slam in the seventh to put the Smokies up six runs, but the bullpen allowed the game to get away and a game winning three-run home run from Taylor Motter lifted the Biscuits to a stunning 7-6 win versus the Smokies in Montgomery on Tuesday night. The […]
Smokies starting pitcher Pierce Johnson blanked Huntsville over four innings to extend his scoreless innings streak to 19.0 frames, while relievers Matt Loosen, Andrew McKirahan and Frank Batista combined to shut out the Stars 2-0 and keep Tennessee in first place in front of 6,556 fans on Friday night at Smokies Stadium.
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.
Smokies starter Matt Loosen allowed seven runs and nine total over just three and 1/3 innings and his offense was held in check by the Barons in a 13-3 drubbing in Birmingham on Saturday night.
Matt Loosen struck out five and allowed just one run over six innings, Dustin Geiger hit a game-tying double in the sixth and Anthony Giansanti launched a solo home run in the ninth as the Smokies won their third straight game 4-2 in Jackson against the Generals on Wednesday afternoon.
Geiger Drives In Three, Homers While ‘Pen Stifles Mississippi
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, […]
Smokies Pitcher Matt Loosen recently sat down with the Smokies Radio Network to discuss his development in the Arizona Fall League. In 13 starts with Tennessee last year Loosen had a 6.14 ERA over 66.0 innings to go along with 60 strikeouts. The Florida native has been getting his innings out of the bullpen in […]
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies (42-26, 76-61) defeated the Chattanooga Lookouts (23-45, 58-80) 4-3 Sunday evening at AT&T Field as Tennessee earned a season-best sixth consecutive win. John Andreoli drew a leadoff walk in the ninth inning and advanced to third base on a sacrifice bunt by Rafael Lopez. Jonathan Mota struck out for the […]