Chicago Cubs’ pitcher Jake Arrieta, who is on rehab with the Smokies, throws a pitch against Jackson on Wednesday.

Arrieta sharp in Smokies’ win

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:42 am

KODAK – With an important piece of Chicago Cubs’ 2014 rotation hovering the mound at Smokies Park, the arm of Jake Arietta is desperately needed in the big leagues. If the second rehab start of the season is any indication, the Cubs’ fans will soon get their man. The rehab of Arrieta (1-1) went smooth once again as he retired 11 of the first 12 batters he faced to lead

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  • Smokies pound Lookouts for third straight win

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 10:56 am

    KODAK — Tennessee shortstop Wes Darvill collected a team-high three hits and drove home three, while center fielder Zeke DeVoss and second baseman Stephen Bruno smacked back-to-back jacks in the second inning as the Smokies toppled the Chattanooga Lookouts 8-2 in their series finale Sunday afternoon at Smokies Park. The win gives the Smokies a 4-1 series victory over the Lookouts, and evens Tennessee’s overall record at 5-5. The defeat

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  • Bryant blasts another homer to lead Smokies over Lookouts

    Posted on April 12, 2014 at 9:13 pm

    KODAK – Smokies third baseman Kris Bryant blasted a mammoth solo homer in the fourth, while Tennessee plated four runs in the seventh thanks in part to a two-run triple from center fielder Zeke DeVoss to clinch a series victory over Chattanooga in a 5-1 win over the Lookouts on Saturday evening at Smokies Stadium. The series clinching win pushes the Smokies to a 4-5 record on the year, while

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  • Arrieta rehab stint not enough for Smokies in 1-0 defeat

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 9:15 am

    KODAK — Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta made a rehabilitation start Thursday afternoon for the Tennessee Smokies, but his appearance was not enough to push the home team over the top. The Smokies surrendered the lone run of the game with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, as the visiting Chattanooga Lookouts claimed a 1-0 victory over Tennessee in front of 6,224 fans at Smokies Park on

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  • Tennessee Smokies win home opener, 3-1

    Posted on April 10, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Tennessee Smokies closer Armando Rivero picked up his second save of the season on Wednesday night during the Tennessee’s home opener at Smokies Park.

    KODAK — The Tennessee Smokies have not lit up the scoreboard in their first six games, but they have been in each game going to the final inning in all but one of the first five games on the road. Wednesday night in their home opener, they did it again, but they took a lead into the final frame and held on for a 3-1 win over the visiting Chattanooga

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  • Smokies fall short again in Pensacola, lose third straight

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:58 am

    PENSACOLA, Fla. — Blue Wahoos starting pitcher Michael Lorenzen struck out seven over seven scoreless innings as Pensacola edged the Tennessee Smokies 3-2 in the finale of a five-game series at Bayfront Stadium on Monday night. Lorenzen’s performance helped give the Blue Wahoos their third straight win against the Smokies. Lorenzen (1-0) was lights out through the first four frames. He retired 12 straight Smokies (1-4) to start the game

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  • Bryant homers in debut, but Smokies drop opener

    Posted on April 4, 2014 at 11:13 am

    PENSACOLA, Fla. — Kris Bryant hit a two-run home run in his first Smokies at-bat, Zeke DeVoss tripled in a run in the second, but Pensacola rallied for two in the eighth inning to defeat the Smokies and take the 2014 season opener 6-5 at Bayfront Stadium Thursday night. The Smokies (0-1) had a 5-4 lead going into the eighth before the Blue Wahoos (1-0) scored twice to take their

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