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Smokies win 4th straight, look for sweep Tuesday

(Tennessee Smokies) Tennessee starting pitcher Ryan Williams retired all but one of the 19 batters faced to earn his seventh victory, while designated hitter Billy McKinney homered and drove in two runs and center fielder Albert Almora Jr. collected a multi-hit effort in his sixth game in a row as …

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Logano rules the Glen in Saturday XFS race

(MRN)  Joey Logano led a one-two Team Penske sweep on Saturday at Watkins Glen International, claiming his fourth X-FINITY Series win of the year. Brad Keselowski ran second as Sprint Cup regulars continued to dominate X-FINITY Series competition in 2015 – now having won fourteen of the twenty races contested. …

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Barons drop Smokies 7-6 in 10 innings

Barons right fielder Keenyn Walker drove in the game-tying and game-winning runs with run-scoring singles in the eighth and tenth frames, while Smokies designated hitter Miguel Montero, who was with the club on a Major League Rehab Assignment, crushed a then go-ahead grand slam as Birmingham bested Tennessee 7-6 in …

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Smokies thrash Barons 13-1

(Tennessee Smokies) Tennessee catcher Willson Contreras recorded his fifth straight multi-hit effort by tallying four hits and driving in three runs, while second baseman Stephen Bruno reached base five times and starter Ryan Williams fired six shutout frames as all Smokies batters recorded at least one hit as part of …

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Smokies hold on for 6-5 win

(Tennessee Smokies) Smokies third baseman Jeimer Candelario drove in five runs, three of which came courtesy of a go-ahead three-run homer in the sixth, while catcher Willson Contreras collected three hits to take the Southern League lead in batting average and southpaw starter Rob Zastryzny recorded his first Double-A victory …

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Baron 4 Smokies 2 (Monday 8/3)

(Submitted) Barons shortstop Tim Anderson recorded a game-high three hits, including a tie-breaking two-run triple in the seventh inning and reliever Tyler Bernette fired three shutout frames of relief, while Smokies second baseman Tommy La Stella reached base in all three plate appearances during his Major League Rehab Assignment and …

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Saturday at Pocono

Kyle Busch returned to the Camping World Truck Series on Saturday and it was as if he’d never left. Busch led a race-high fifty-three laps in his first start of the season, beating runner-up Kevin Harvick to the checkered flag by one-point-two seconds in notching his forty-third career victory in …

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NASCAR Xfinity Series Saturday at Iowa

Ryan Blaney led all but eight of the 260 laps in Saturday night’s race at Iowa Speedway, motoring to his third career victory and first this season in the Number-22 Team Penske Ford. He survived a rash of cautions over the final thirty laps, mastering each of the four restarts …

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