Tag Archives: Trade

CSN Chicago: 1-on-1 with Addison Russell

Smokies radio play-by-play broadcaster Mick Gillispie sat down with recently acquired Cubs prospect Addison Russell for a CSN Chicago television interview. Russell came over to the Cubs from the Oakland Athletics as part of the trade that sent Jeff Samardzija to the A’s earlier this year. The interview is also linked below: http://www.csnchicago.com/video_content_type/1-1-addison-russell

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Neil Ramirez ready to “keep rolling’ with Tennessee

By: Nick Roark Tennessee Smokies starting pitcher Neil Ramirez found himself a part of a unique scenario Monday evening, celebrating his new team’s North Division title just two days after arriving at Smokies Park. The 6-foot-4, right-handed throwing Ramirez found himself with a new team and new organization last week when the Virginia Beach native […]

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Zach Lee

Lookouts starter Zach Lee happy he chose Dodgers over SEC football

By: Danny Will  Not many life-altering decisions have to be made when one is at the young age of 18.  Chattanooga Lookouts pitcher Zach Lee was faced with one of those decisions.  A two-sport star at McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas, Lee graduated in 2010 and committed to LSU to play quarterback. Things slowly […]

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Brandon Jacobs

Brandon Jacobs making his own name in White Sox organization

By: Nick Roark Brandon Jacobs hears the comparisons all the time. Often confused with current NFL free agent running back Brandon Jacobs, the Birmingham Barons outfielder has caught all the jokes concerning his shared name with the eight-year NFL veteran. “I normally get, ‘Just picked you up in my fantasy league.’ That’s probably the most […]

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Former Huskies John Andreoli and Mike Olt reunited with Cubs

By: Nick Roark The Chicago Cubs continued to replenish their farm system Monday afternoon after the Northsider’s traded former Tennessee Smokies pitcher Matt Garza to the Texas Rangers. Chicago received Triple-A infielder Mike Olt, Class-A right-hander C.J. Edwards, Rangers’ right-hander Justin Grimm and players to be named later in exchange for Garza. Olt, who entered […]

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6/27 Smokies Snippets: Hendricks fills the need

The Tennessee Smokies needed Kyle Hendricks to give one of his best performances of the season last night, a lot to ask for a guy who entered the game with a 7-2 record and a 0.45 ERA at home.  A depleted bullpen from Tuesday’s grueling 14-inning game left manager Buddy Bailey with only two relievers […]

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What We’re Reading (2/5/13)

With Spring Training right around the corner, the Smokies on Radio staff will be rolling out all the Cubs, Smokies, and baseball news each weekday leading up to the season. To stay current with all the latest news, follow Smokies on Radio on Twitter and like the Smokies on Radio Facebook page. Third Baseman Ian Stewart looks forward to […]

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