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83 Smokies Alums Invited To Big League Spring Training

The date is finally here, as pitchers and catchers have started to report to their Spring Training camps, with many already arriving early. Once again, there are many former Smokies who will be looking to start the season with their Major League clubs, with 83 total alums either on a Major League team’s 40-man roster, […]

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Edwards Fires Scoreless Inning In AFL Fall Stars Game

2014 Smokies right-hander C.J. Edwards enjoyed a solid inning on the mound during the Arizona Fall League’s Fall Stars Game on Saturday evening. The 22-year-old yielded a lone hit and did not walk a batter while striking out two during the third frame for the AFL East squad (view box score here). After Atlanta Braves […]

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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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Hot Stove Baseball Podcast (Audio) Inning 4

Veteran Major League Baseball Scout Gary Hughes and Broadcaster Mick Gillispie discuss an array of off season topics. The show starts with the guys talking about Spring Training. It was announced earlier this week that Mick would again work with Len Kasper on the Cubs Cactus League broadcast. This includes 23 games and the opening […]

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Hot Stove Baseball Podcast (Audio) 2nd Inning

Smokies broadcaster Mick Gillispie and veteran Major League Baseball Scout Gary Hughes discuss an array of topics. This show starts with a breakdown of the latest developments concerning Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. Gary explains the changes in MLB/Japan posting rules. Then sites his experience scouting players in Japan and how they transitioned to Major League […]

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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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Smokies swept in doubleheader Monday night

By: Adam Kline KODAK, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies were unable to keep pace offensively with the Huntsville Stars and were swept in Monday night’s doubleheader, 2-0 and 6-3. The loss, in front of 4,852 on the Dog Days of Summer at Smokies Park, drops the Smokies to 10-8 in the second half, 44-43 overall. GAME […]

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