Pensacola rallies in sixth for 4-3 win over Smokies

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 10:54 am

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Tennessee Smokies LHP Jeffry Antigua got off to a roaring start, driving in two runs and no-hitting the Blue Wahoos through five innings, but a four-run sixth inning kept Tennessee out of the win column, as Pensacola defeated the Smokies 4-3 on Tuesday night at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. With the defeat, Tennessee drops to 13-11 on the season and are now tied with the Chattanooga Lookouts for

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    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 10:24 am

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  • Pineyro baffles Barons as Smokies even up series

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Smokies starter Ivan Pineyro dominated a potent Barons lineup, holding Birmingham to just five singles over seven shutout innings, as Elliot Soto and Bijan Rademacher carried the Tennessee offense to a 3-0 victory on Sunday afternoon at Regions Field. With the win, the Smokies have captured their second consecutive victory and improved their record to 13-9 on the season. The loss drops the Barons back below .500

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  • Smokies drop series finale, still claim series win

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 11:16 am

    KODAK — After a solid start from Tennessee starter Felix Pena, Chattanooga left fielder Adam Walker’s ninth-inning run-scoring double broke a 1-1 tie as part of a two-run frame to lead the Lookouts to a 3-1 victory over the Smokies on Wednesday afternoon at Smokies Stadium. Despite the defeat, Tennessee finishes the five-game set with a 3-2 series victory, though the club fell to 11-7 on the year. Chattanooga with

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  • Hannemann shines in debut with Smokies

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 10:07 am

    KODAK – Tennessee center fielder Jacob Hannemann homered in his very first Double-A and Smokies at bat. While designated hitter Kyle Schwarber drove in three more runs and homered, and shortstop Elliot Soto brought home the decisive run with a go-ahead run-scoring single in the Smokies’ 7-6 series-clinching win over the Chattanooga Lookouts on Tuesday evening at Smokies Stadium. The win improves Tennessee’s overall record to 11-6 in 2015 and

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  • Smokies drop game Monday night to Lookouts

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 3:25 pm


    KODAK — A loss came with a scary moment for Tennessee Smokies catcher Kyle Schwarber Monday night at Smokies Park. In the top of the sixth inning Schwarber was hit in the head on the backswing from Chattanooga Lookouts shortstop Heiker Maseses, knocking him to the ground. Schwarber returned to the game in the bottom of the inning to hit his third home run of the season, but the moment

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  • Smokies pick up 5-2 win behind Batista pitching performance

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 10:14 am

    Tennessee Smokies’ Stephen Bruno  throws the ball to first base during the Smokies game against the Chattanooga Lookouts on Sunday.

    KODAK — It wasn’t the football-score that the two teams put up Saturday night, but with Tennessee Smokies starter Frank Batista on point, it rarely is. Batista put up seven solid innings with a career-high in strikeouts in a 5-2 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts Sunday at Smokies Park. “He (Batista) has done that every time,” Smokies manager Buddy Bailey said. “His first game of the year, I think he

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