Smokies winning streak ends at 6 games

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 11:22 am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Addison Russell hit a grand slam in the seventh to put the Smokies up six runs, but the bullpen allowed the game to get away and a game winning three-run home run from Taylor Motter lifted Montgomery to a stunning 7-6 win over the Tennessee Smokies Tuesday night. The Smokies (31-27, 64-63) managed to remain three games ahead in the second half standings after Chattanooga defeated Birmingham

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  • Smokies widen first place lead to three games

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 10:50 am

    MONTGOMERY, Ala — Albert Almora, Addison Russell, Lars Anderson, Christian Villanueva and Charlie Cutler combined for 10 hits and Corey Black turned in another solid outing while leading the Tennessee Smokies to their sixth straight victory as they defeated Montgomery 7-1 Monday night. The Tennessee (31-26, 64-62) victory was their sixth straight and kept them at three games ahead of Birmingham in the second half standings. The Barons defeated Chattanooga

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  • First place Smokies win fifth straight

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 10:12 am

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Jae-Hoon Ha, Taylor Davis and Albert Almora each collected three hits, starter Felix Pena earned his second win on the road and the first place Tennessee Smokies stretched their win streak to five straight with a 7-3 road win in Montgomery versus the Biscuits Sunday night. Tennessee (30-26, 63-62) scored five runs on six hits in the third and added two more on three hits in the

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  • Smokies close series with Stars on winning note, 12-5

    Posted on August 16, 2014 at 11:03 pm

    KODAK — Tennessee plated seven runs in the bottom of the eighth, taking the lead on Lars Anderson’s bases-loaded walk, while outfielders Jae-Hoon Ha and Albert Almora each drove in two runs with a double and triple, respectively, to propel the Smokies to a 12-5 victory over the Huntsville Stars on Saturday evening at Smokies Stadium. The win keeps Tennessee at least one game ahead of the Chattanooga Lookouts for

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  • Smokies walk off with 1-0 win

    Posted on August 15, 2014 at 10:56 am

    Tennessee Smokies starting pitcher C.J. Edwards tossed six shutout innings in Thursday’s game against Huntsville.

    KODAK — It was the kind of game a team angling for a postseason berth had to win. With the game scoreless going into the ninth inning, Tennessee Smokies first baseman Dustin Geiger sent a walk-off RBI single into right-center field for a 1-0 victory over the Huntsville Stars in front of 3,588 fans at Smokies Park Thursday night. It’s the second win in a row for the Smokies (27-26

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  • Almora’s walk-off RBI double gives Smokies 6-5 win over Huntsville

    Posted on August 14, 2014 at 11:08 am

    Tennessee Smokies second baseman Stephen Bruno bats during Wednesday’s home game against the Huntsville Stars at Smokies Park. Bruno scored the game-winning run on an RBI double by Albert Almora in the 6-5 victory.

    KODAK — Thanks to a walk off ninth-inning double by pinch hitter Albert Almora, the Tennessee Smokies are still tied for first place in the second half standings in the North Division of the Southern League. Tennessee blew 4-0 and 5-1 leads Wednesday night in front of 3,155 fans at Smokies Park before Almora’s double to left scored Stephen Bruno with the winning run in a 6-5 triumph over Huntsville.

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  • Smokies drop series opener to Stars 5-2

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 10:21 am

    Tennessee Smokies infielder Christian Villanueva hits a two-run double in the fourth inning of Tuesday’s home game against the Huntsville Stars at Smokies Park. The Stars won 5-2 to move into a first place tie with the Smokies in the Southern League’s North Division.

    KODAK — Two bad innings was all it took to cost the Tennessee Smokies the game and sole possession of first place in the Southern League North. The Huntsville Stars scored five runs over two half-innings to beat the Smokies 5-2 in front of 2,832 fans at Smokies Park Tuesday night. “We’re trying to make the playoffs and any loss this late, you can feel it,” Smokies manager Buddy Bailey

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