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Spring Training Recap – March 10th

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 […]

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Edwards Added To Cubs’ 40-Man Roster

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 […]

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2013 RHP Kyle Hendricks is one of 25 Smokies alums invited to the Cubs' Big League camp.

65 Smokies Alums To Begin Year In Major League Spring Training Camps

February 13th has arrived, meaning Chicago Cubs Spring Training in Mesa, Arizona has opened with pitchers and catchers reporting. The report date for Cubs position players is February 18. In total, 25 Tennessee Smokies alums will begin Major League camp with the Cubs, while 40 others have either been invited to their respective teams’ Big […]

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Smokies even series with 10-7 win Sunday afternoon

KODAK, Tenn. – For the second night, the Tennessee Smokies found themselves in a must-win situation and continued their North Division Championship Series comeback with a 10-7 win over the Birmingham Barons in Game Four, Sunday afternoon at Smokies Park. The win evens the best-of-five series at two games apiece and forces a series-deciding Game Five on Monday night […]

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Smokies stay alive against Barons with 9-2 win in Game Three

By: Adam Kline KODAK, Tenn. – In a must-win game, the Tennessee Smokies got back on the winning track in a big way by defeating the Birmingham Barons, 9-2, in Game Three of the North Division Championship Series Saturday night at Smokies Park. Tennessee stays alive in the best-of-five series, as the Smokies trail the […]

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Matt Szczur: “I wanted to have people inspired” by ESPN feature

By: Nick Roark Matt Szczur was understandably tense as he sat down to watch what he called his “greatest accomplishment” in life. The Tennessee Smokies outfielder finally saw a three-year journey come to national fruition on ESPN’s ‘E:60’ Tuesday evening as reporter Lisa Salters told the story of how Szczur helped save the life of […]

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The Process: A Playoff Celebration (Episode 8)

For the fifth time since 2009, the Tennessee Smokies celebrated a Southern League North Division title after defeating the Mobile BayBears on Monday, August 26, 2013.  The win set up a first-round playoff matchup against the Birmingham Barons. Episode 8 of ‘The Process’ documents the clubhouse celebration after the Smokies’ clinching win while the Smokies […]

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Smokies conclude regular season with 4-3 loss to the Lookouts

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.  – The Tennessee Smokies (42-27, 76-62) lost their regular season finale 4-3 to the Chattanooga Lookouts (24-45, 59-80) Monday afternoon at AT&T Field in Chattanooga. Tennessee’s loss snapped a six game winning streak. The Lookouts batted around in the bottom of the first inning as the first five batters reached safely. Chattanooga leadoff […]

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VIDEO: Matt Szczur offers sneak peek to ESPN E:60 feature

During his junior season at Villanova, Tennessee Smokies outfielder Matt Szczur had the chance to make a difference in the life of a young girl half way across the world.  Tune into ESPN2 Tuesday evening as their full story will air on ESPN’s E:60 at 7 p.m. EST. To stay current with all the latest […]

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Five Smokies named to Southern League Post-Season All-Star team

By: Adam Kline / Tennessee Smokies KODAK, Tenn. – Five members of the 2013 Tennessee Smokies have been named to the Southern League Postseason All-Star Team Friday, as announced by the Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs.  Infielders Arismendy Alcantara, Javier Baez and Christian Villanueva join outfielder Matt Szczur and pitcher Kyle Hendricks as part […]

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