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Smokies' Clifton blows through fine start

Cubs No. 27 prospect allows one hit, whiffs nine in six innings
11:13 PM EDT

It's been two years since Trevor Clifton struck out as many as nine batters in a game. On Monday, the Cubs No. 27 prospect did so for the first time at the Double-A level, allowing one hit and two walks over six innings en route to the victory in Tennessee's 3-0

Clifton faces one over minimum for Smokies

Cubs No. 27 prospect allows one hit, fans five in five innings
April 16, 2018

Trevor Clifton's second season with Double-A Tennessee didn't get off to an illustrious beginning. The Cubs No. 27 prospect had allowed eight earned runs over 10 innings to take the loss in his first two starts. But Clifton righted the ship Monday, pitching five scoreless innings in the Smokies' 4-2 victory

Southern notes: Clifton enjoys home cooking

Cubs prospect feeling comfortable close to Tennessee hometown
May 18, 2017

When Tennessee right-hander Trevor Clifton takes the mound at Smokies Stadium, it really is a home game for the Cubs' No. 7 prospect. Clifton is from nearby Maryville and grew up occasionally watching games at the Southern League ballpark where he now pitches.

Clifton remains consistent for Smokies

Cubs No. 7 prospect strikes out seven over six scoreless innings
May 10, 2017

The Cubs' reigning Minor League Pitcher of the Year is showing more of the same form in 2017.Trevor Clifton turned in his second scoreless outing in four tries Tuesday, registering a season-high seven strikeouts over six innings, as Double-A Tennessee blanked Jackson, 8-0, at The Ballpark at Jackson. He allowed