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Smokies outlast Lookouts in 13

His nickname may be the “Daily Double”, but “Captain Clutch” might soon be added to his list of monikers. For the second time in six games, Smokies’ RF Billy McKinney came through with the game-winning hit in the ninth inning or later, as his go-ahead, two-run single in the top …

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Smokies fall 8-0, head to Chattanooga

Generals right fielder Guillermo Pimentel scored three runs, homered and drove in two RBI in his Double-A debut and starting pitcher Stephen Landazuri kept Smokies bats at bay throughout the evening, while Tennessee center fielder Albert Almora Jr. tallied a multi-hit effort in his seventh straight game in Jackson’s 8-0 …

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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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