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CWTS: Kentucky native Rhodes wins in the Bluegrass State

(MRN) Thursday night was “Home, Sweet Home” for 21-year-old Ben Rhodes as the Louisville native drove to victory at Kentucky Speedway, giving Ford its first win of the 2018 season. Rhodes started third, won the first stage and then reasserted himself midway through the final stage – taking his last …

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Smokies fall to Barons in series opener

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies lost 8-5 in game one of the series against the Birmingham Barons at Smokies Stadium on Thursday. Tennessee’s pitching was not able to limit the Barons bats throughout the game. Birmingham jumped out to an early lead on an RBI-groundout in the top of the second …

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Smokies fall to Biscuits, 4-3, in extras

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies fell 4-3 in 11 innings to the Montgomery Biscuits on Tuesday afternoon. The Smokies left 22 runners on base in the game. Thomas Hatch was his normal self on the mound as he pitched five innings, allowing two runs on two hits and striking out …

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MENCS: Jones snags first victory in thrilling fashion

(MRN) Erik Jones crashed the season-long party being hosted by NASCAR’s so-called “Big Three” on Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway, smoothly executing a last-lap pass of Martin Truex Junior to notch the first Cup Series win in his fifty seven starts. Jones qualified twenty-ninth in the forty-car field, finished …

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XFS: Larson survives to win at Daytona

(MRN) Kyle Larson got the best of a stirring three-wide charge to the checkered flag to claim his second straight series win on Friday night at Daytona International Speedway. While he and Elliott Sadler raced side-by-side for the victory as they traveled down the frontstretch, Justin Haley suddenly darted to …

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Smokies clobber Generals, 16-3

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies beat the Jackson Generals 16-3 on Thursday night. Trent Giambrone had a three-home run day at the plate and Tennessee was boosted by solid pitching throughout the game. Tennessee opened the scoring when Giambrone hit a solo home run to left field in the top of the …

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Smokies to host Appalachian League game Aug. 4th

(Tennessee Smokies) The Smokies have announced that Smokies Stadium will host the Appalachian League game between the Greeneville Reds and the Johnson City Cardinals on August 4, 2018. The game, originally scheduled in Greeneville, will instead be hosted by the Tennessee Smokies at Smokies Stadium in Kodak as the first …

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