KODAK – Suns starting pitcher Justin Nicolino tossed seven solid innings, earning his Southern League leading 13th victory of the season, while center fielder Isaac Galloway’s run-scoring double in the seventh proved to be the difference in Jacksonville’s 2-1 win over the Tennessee Smokieson Monday evening at Smokies Stadium. The defeat dropped Tennessee’s second half […]
Stephen Bruno, Christian Villanueva and Rubi Silva each had two hits and Corey Black, Hunter Cervenka and P.J. Francescon combined to shutout the Generals in Tennessee’s 4-0 win at Generals Park on Thursday 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.
The Southern League announced Monday that Tennessee Smokies outfielder Rubi Silva has been named the league’s Hitter of the Week for the time period between June 16-22. Silva becomes the third Smokies player this season to receive a weekly honor from the circuit after alum Kris Bryant and right-handed starting pitcher Corey Black, and also marks the […]
After the Smokies came back to force extra innings with a four-run ninth, Tennessee shortstop Elliot Soto delivered the clutch walk-off run-scoring single in the eleventh to end an exciting come-from-behind series-clinching 7-6 victory over the Mississippi Braves on Sunday afternoon at Smokies Stadium.
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, […]
By: Adam Kline KODAK, Tenn. – For the second consecutive night, the Tennessee Smokies were unable to overcome an early deficit and fell to the Birmingham Barons in Game Two of the North Division Championship Series, 7-1. The loss, in front of 5,767 at Regions Field, gives the Barons a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five […]
By: Adam Kline KODAK, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies were unable to create much offense Thursday night and fell to the Birmingham Barons, 3-1, in Game One of the North Division Championship Series front of 4,862 at Regions Field. The Barons lead the best-of-five series, 1-0. Following three scoreless innings, Trayce Thompson broke the tie […]