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  • FORMER SMOKIES MANAGER NAMED TO HALL OF FAME

    The Southern League has announced the induction of Tony LaRussa to the Southern League Hall of Fame. LaRussa will also be joined by Tom Glavine and Gabe Kapler for the 2017 Hall of Fame class. LaRussa saw time at three different Southern League teams throughout his career including time in Knoxville, Birmingham, and Mobile. MORE »
  • SMOKIES TO HOST WORLD SERIES TROPHY AT SMOKIES STADIUM

    The Tennessee Smokies have announced the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs will be bringing the prized Commissioner's Trophy to Smokies Stadium. Plans call for the symbol of the Cubs' 2016 World Series Championship to be on display at the stadium Thursday, February 2, between 1:30 - 3:00 pm. MORE »
  • 2017 TENNESSEE SMOKIES FIELD STAFF ANNOUNCED

    On Friday, the Chicago Cubs announced their minor league coaching staff assignments for the 2017 season. The Smokies will be welcoming back three returning coaches including manager Mark Johnson, pitching coach Terry Clark, and strength coach Mike Megrew. The Smokies have three coaches who will be making their debut with the Smokies in 2017. Jacob Cruz will assume the role of hitting Coach, Ricardo Medina will take over as a coach, and Mike McNulty joins the Smokies as the trainer. MORE »
  • SMOKIES FIELD YET ANOTHER AWARD

    Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA), a highly respected industry leader in sports field management, announced that the Tennessee Smokies and Head Groundskeeper Anthony DeFeo is the recipient of their 2016 Field of The Year Award for Professional Baseball. This prestigious award is released by STMA acknowledging the top field in all of professional baseball. MORE »
  • Smokies Celebrate Holiday in Big Way

    The Tennessee Smokies are celebrating the Christmas holiday at Smokies Stadium with Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland. In addition to the light show, the Christmas Wonderland is also featuring Santa's Workshop this year. Santa's Workshop provides many great amenities for all of the family to enjoy, including movies being shown inside Smokies Stadium on the videoboard every Saturday for the duration of the event. MORE »
  • ACCOLADES KEEP COMING IN KODAK

    SEVIERVILLE - Ballpark Digest, a highly respected outlet for baseball and stadium news, announced on Monday that Tennessee Smokies President and COO Chris Allen is the recipient of their Executive of the Year award for 2016. This prestigious award is released by Ballpark Digest annually acknowledging the top executive in all of the categories that Ballpark Digest covers. MORE »
  • Smokies Host Another Open House on Friday

    The Tennessee Smokies are hosting an Open House on Friday, October 28. The event will be fun filled with a buffet, drink specials, raffles/giveaways, and tv's available for viewing. MORE »
  • Smokies Announce Promotion of Bryan Webster to Assistant GM

    The Tennessee Smokies have promoted Bryan Webster to Assistant General Manager of Stadium Operations. Webster had previously served as the Director of Stadium Operations, and will now work closely with the management team at the stadium. MORE »
  • Former Smokies Make Grand Entrance Into MLB Playoffs

    14 Former Smokies will appear on MLB rosters in the League Championship rounds in the 2016 Postseason. 12 former Smokies are currently on the Cubs playoff roster, while the Indians and Blue Jays claim the remaining two. MORE »
  • SMOKIES PROMOTE TIM VOLK TO GM-BUSINESS OPERATIONS

    The Tennessee Smokies announce that Tim Volk has been promoted to General Manager- Business Operations. Volk served as Assistant General Manager this past season, and will handle all business operations on a day to day basis and maintain a position on the executive team for the club with his new role. MORE »
  • Smokies Receive SL Promotional Trophy

    The Southern League announced on Tuesday that the Tennessee Smokies are the recipients of the league's 2016 Promotional Trophy, as voted on by the league's general managers. As a result, the Smokies will be the Southern League's nominee for the Larry MacPhail Promotional Award, honoring the best promotional team in Minor League Baseball. That award will be presented at this year's Winter Meetings in December. MORE »
  • Allen Named SL Outstanding Employee of the Year

    The Southern League announced on Tuesday that Tennessee Smokies President and COO Chris Allen is the recipient of the league's 2016 Outstanding Employee of the Year Award, as voted on by the league's 10 general managers and the League President. It is the first time Allen has received the honor. MORE »
  • Young Clinches SL Batting Title In Loss, 6-2

    With four one out hits, three for extra bases, in the bottom of the fifth, the Montgomery Biscuits took a 3-0 lead over the Tennessee Smokies and never looked back in a 6-2 win on the season's final day. MORE »
  • Big Fourth Guides Smokies To Rout, 12-4

    Fifteen Smokies came to the plate in the top of the fourth inning, as the Smokies take the win 12-4 over the Second Half Champion Montgomery Biscuits. Chesny Young added three hits to keep the Smokies Infielder out in front of the Southern League Batting Crown race heading into the final day of the season. MORE »
  • Biscuits Walk-Off Smokies, 3-2

    2B Juniel Querecuto singled on a bunt with PR Tommy Coyle at second with no outs in the top of the ninth. Starling Peralta's throw to try to get Querecuto was off line scoring Coyle from third, as the Biscuits walked off the Smokies to claim the Southern League's North Division Second Half Title. MORE »
  • Smokies Fall Despite Happ's Homers, 10-5

    CF Ian Happ clobbered two homers and drove in three runs, but the Montgomery Biscuits scored nine unanswered runs from the second through sixth innings to defeat the Tennessee Smokies, 10-5, on Friday night at Riverwalk Stadium. MORE »
  • Young Picks Up Four Hits in Smokies' 3-2 Loss

    Trying to become the second Smokie in as many years to win the Southern League batting title, DH Chesny Young went 4-for-4, but Tennessee's ninth-inning rally fell short, as the Montgomery Biscuits came away with a 3-2 win on Thursday night at Riverwalk Stadium. MORE »
  • Caratini, Young Named SL Postseason All-Stars

    Tuesday afternoon the Southern League announced its Postseason All-Stars for the 2016 regular season. Among the 15 honorees was Tennessee Smokies' catcher Victor Caratini, who was selected as the catcher for the squad, and infielder Chesny Young, who was chosen as the league's utility player. MORE »
  • Martin's Catch Seals Smokies Win, 8-7

    Tennessee scored seven runs over the game's first three innings, but it was CF Trey Martin's home run-robbing catch with two outs in the ninth that sealed the Smokies' 8-7 victory over the Birmingham Barons in the team's home finale on Wednesday night in front of 3,987 fans at Smokies Stadium. MORE »