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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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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunday at Pocono

Matt Kenseth played the fuel-mileage game to perfection Sunday at Pocono Raceway, outlasting Joey Logano and Kyle Busch to record his second victory of the season – snapping Busch’s three-race winning streak but at the same time, extending Joe Gibbs Racing’s run of summertime success. Dating back to NASCAR’s All-Star …

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Local Sports Archive – Before 8/2/15

Southern League baseball:  The Smokies beat Chattanooga 4-1 Thursday and will return home to finish the series against the Lookouts Friday through Sunday at Smokies Park. —————————————————————— Southern League baseball:  The Smokies led 7-1 entering the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday night in Chattanooga but gave up 7 runs as they …

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NASCAR Xfinity Series Saturday at Indy

NASCAR Xfinity Series Saturday at Indy…Kyle Busch stalked race leader Ryan Blaney on the final lap Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and when Blaney wiggled coming off Turn-2, Busch took advantage of the opening and drove away to his second win of the season. The margin of victory over Blaney was …

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunday at Indy

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunday at Indy…Kyle Busch drove away from Joey Logano on Sunday’s final restart and was not seriously challenged over the final two laps, extending his winning streak to three races and snapping Chevrolet’s twelve-year string of victories at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Busch started ninth and led three …

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