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Smokies, Wahoos split doubledip

(Tennessee Smokies) After Monday night’s game was postponed due to rain, Tennessee and Pensacola split a doubleheader on Tuesday evening to conclude a five-game series. The Smokies took four-of-five from the Blue Wahoos. In game one of the doubleheader, Pensacola won 5-0, before Tennessee took game two, 2-1. The Smokies couldn’t get the bats …

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Balaguert named SL Player of the Week

(Tennessee Smokies) Yasiel Balaguert has been named the Southern League Player of the Week after an impressive hitting display to finish out the month of July and begin August. Balaguert is now the third Smokies player to earn this honor in 2017, as Ian Rice was named the Southern League …

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Smokies rained out, doubleheader Tuesday

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Tennessee Smokies’ scheduled game Monday evening against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos at Smokies Stadium has been postponed due to field conditions caused by rain. The contest will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Tuesday, with the first game scheduled for 5:00 p.m.Game two will get underway approximately …

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XFS: Busch overcomes challenges, field at Watkins Glen

(MRN) Kyle Busch traveled eighty-two laps to claim career win Number-90 on Saturday, leading the final twenty-two trips around Watkins Glen International to notch his fourth win of the season. Busch led a race-high forty-three laps from his front-row starting spot, including the first sixteen circuits after getting the jump …

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MENCS: Fuel gamble pays off for Truex

(MRN) Martin Truex Junior saved enough fuel to hold off a fast-closing Matt Kenseth on the final lap Sunday at Watkins Glen International to claim his fourth win of the year. Truex started third in the thirty-seven-car field and led a race-high twenty-four laps. He showed the way for the …

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Smokies notch 4th straight win, 6-5 over Blue Wahoos

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Smokies clinched the series on Sunday evening with a 6-5 victory over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, making it four straight wins for Tennessee. Pensacola would strike first by scoring one run in the first inning off of a Josh Vanmeter single to score Gabriel Guerrero. The Blue Wahoos would …

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