Barons hand Smokies worst loss of the season

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 12:06 pm

BIRMINGHAM – Chicago Cubs’ pitching prospect Pierce Johnson struck out five over four plus and top third base prospect Kris Bryant was 3-for-5 with a run, but their efforts fell short as the Tennessee Smokies suffered their most lopsided loss of the season 14-3 to the Birmingham Barons at Regions Field Tuesday night. Johnson (0-1) started his Southern League debut with back-to-back walks, but came right back with consecutive strikeouts

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  • Ha and Silva lead Smokies past Barons, 10-5

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:05 am

    BIRMINGHAM – Jae-Hoon Ha and Rubi Silva connected with their first home runs of the season and combined to drive in four runs as the Smokies set a season high for runs scored after defeating the Barons 10-5 at Regions Field in Birmingham on Monday afternoon. Dae-Eun Rhee (1-1) started for Tennessee (9-9) and allowed just two runs on four hits over five innings pitched. He walked five, struck out

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  • Bryant and Silva lead Smokies in 8-3 victory over Barons

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 11:50 am

    BIRMINGHAM – Kris Bryant was 2-for-4 with three runs batted in, Rubi Silva drove in two and recorded his first multi hit game of the season and C.J. Edwards allowed just two runs over six innings pitched as the Smokies defeated the Barons 8-3 at Regions Field on Sunday evening. Edwards started for Tennessee (8-9) and retired the first seven straight to start the game. The streak ended when Jaime

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  • Arrieta sharp in Smokies’ win

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:42 am

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

    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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