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Column: Cubs need a cup of Joe, but not Girardi

By: Nick Roark Ever had that 2:30 feeling? Chances are if you’re a Chicago Cubs fan, that fatigued, disheartening and overwhelming feeling came over you many times this season; 96 times to be exact. It is no secret that the Cubs need a jolt of energy. And while Chicago president Theo Epstein is looking for a […]

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Ryan Brett back on track with Biscuits

By: Nick Roark  Ryan Brett’s trek to Double-A Montgomery has been a eventful one. In a career full of decisions, the Biscuits second baseman made one that would slow his career down by 50 games. In late August of 2012, Brett was suspended by Major League Baseball for using Adderal, “a prescription stimulant which contains […]

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Walks prove costly in 10-2 loss Saturday night

By: Adam Kline KODAK, Tenn. – For the third consecutive night, the Tennessee Smokies fell behind to the Montgomery Biscuits early in the game. Unfortunately, the Smokies bats fell silent too, as they were beat by a final score of 10-2 in front of a crowd of 4,587 at Smokies Park Saturday evening. The Smokies fall to 27-20 […]

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Smokies use long ball, defense to defeat Biscuits 3-1

MONTGOMERY, Ala.-  The Tennessee Smokies (42-40) used four double plays and two home runs to defeat the Montgomery Biscuits (44-41) 3-1 Wednesday night and claim the series victory. Christian Villanueva and Justin Bour each hit solo home runs, and starter A.J. Morris (3-0, 3.69) continued his road success this season, pitching six innings while allowing […]

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Smokies overcome error, win 4-3 in 13 innings

MONTGOMERY, Ala.- The Tennessee Smokies (41-40) defeated the Montgomery Biscuits 4-3 (44-40) in 13 innings Tuesday night. Tennessee overcame a game-tying Elliot Soto error in the ninth and starter Kyle Hendricks extended his scoreless innings streak to 13. Frank Batista came on to earn the save in the ninth inning and retired the first two batters […]

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Early pitcher’s duel turns into blowout win for Biscuits

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Biscuits and the Smokies combined for just five hits through the first four innings of play before Montgomery (6-6, 44-39) scored seven runs in the next three innings to beat Tennessee (6-5, 40-40) for the second consecutive night 7-2. Austin Kirk faced the minimum through four innings. With one out in […]

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Biscuits walk-off in comeback fashion over Smokies, 4-3

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Smokies held a 3-2 lead with two outs in the ninth inning before costly mistakes allowed the Biscuits to get a 4-3 walk-off win. Tennessee (6-4, 40-39) lost its league-worst 18th one-run game while Montgomery (6-6, 43-39) earned its league-best 19th one-run victory. Kyeong Kong led off the 10th inning with […]

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Silva smacks grand slam as Smokies overwhelm Biscuits 13-0

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In its first game since Wednesday, Tennessee (6-3, 40-38) defeated Montgomery (5-6, 42-39) 13-0 scoring 11 runs in the first three innings against the Biscuits. Three players notched three-hit games and five Tennessee players drove in runs. The Smokies did not show any rust from the layoff getting on the board in […]

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Wright, Smokies host online auction benefiting Oklahoma tornado victims

Smokies outfielder Ty Wright’s fundraising efforts for the town of Moore, Okla. has continued since the five-game series against the Huntsville Stars. Wright and the Tennessee Smokies have teamed together for an online memorabilia auction. A silent auction on the concourse of Smokies Park and a special tennis ball toss were just two of the […]

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Late Runs Prove Costly in Smokies 5-4 Loss Wednesday

By: Adam Kline For the second consecutive game, the Tennessee Smokies (11-9) and the Montgomery Biscuits (11-9) played a back-and-forth game, but late-inning runs by the Biscuits proved to be too much for the Smokies as Tennessee dropped the series finale 5-4 Wednesday afternoon at Smokies Park. Montgomery got on the board first in the […]

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