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Sprint Cup: Kenseth dominates at MIS

(MRN) Matt Kenseth made it look easy Sunday at Michigan International Speedway – starting from the pole, leading 146 of the race’s two hundred laps, and marching to his third win of the season and second in the last three weeks. The margin of victory was one-point-seven seconds over Kevin …

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Smokies’ rally falls shot 4-3

Trailing 4-1 entering the top of the ninth inning, Tennessee rallied to score a pair of runs and cut the Chattanooga lead down to one. However, that’s as close as the Smokies would get. The Lookouts would strand the tying and go-ahead runs in scoring position in Tennessee’s 4-3 loss …

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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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