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7th Smokie added to SL All-Star Game

(Tennessee Smokies) The Southern League announced Wednedsay that Tennessee Smokies reliever Juan Paniagua has been added to the North Division roster for the 2016 Southern League All-Star Game, which will be played on Tuesday, June 21 at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. The right-hander is the seventh Smokies player to …

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6 Smokies named to SL All-Star Game

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Southern League announced Tuesday that six Tennessee Smokies players have been named Southern League Mid-Season All-Stars for the circuit’s 2016 All-Star Game, which will be played on Tuesday, June 21 at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. Representing the Smokies are pitcher Paul Blackburn, third baseman Jeimer Candelario, …

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Braves pitching baffles Smokies 3-1

(Tennessee Smokies)  Tennessee jumped in front 1-0 in the first inning thanks to an error and three walks, but could not garner their first hit until the ninth. Braves’ RHP Chris Ellis and LHP Steve Kent combined to no-hit the Smokies over eight innings  before the bid was broken up, …

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Kurt Busch takes rain-delayed Pocono race

(MRN)  Kurt Busch kept one eye on his fuel gauge and the other on a fast-closing Dale Earnhardt Junior down the stretch Monday afternoon, winning the rain-delayed event at Pocono Raceway. Busch got the jump on “Junior” on the day’s final restart and kept the Number-41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet in …

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