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C/OF Schwarber, RHP Johnson named Minor League Player, Pitcher of the Month

Kyle Schwarber is the organization’s player of the month. (Photo by Aldrin Capulong)

A couple of first-round picks were honored for their strong efforts in August as Single-A Daytona catcher/outfielder Kyle Schwarber and Double-A Tennessee right-handed pitcher Pierce Johnson were named the organization’s Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for August. 308 more words

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9/4 Schwarber, Johnson honored

The Cubs named Class A Daytona catcher/outfielder Kyle Schwarber and Double-A Tennessee right-handed pitcher Pierce Johnson as the Minor League player and pitcher of the month for August, respectively. 295 more words


Smokies Eliminated from Playoffs

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Smokies dropped both games of a doubleheader on Sunday at AT&T Field in Chattanooga and were eliminated from post-season play. 937 more words


Tipping Point of the Rebuild: 8 Things to Think About

At a pivotal point in any event, things change dramatically and polarity is switched, momentum (if there is such a thing) changes and shifts. Cub fans will remember this summer for the moment when the farm system began to produce a powerful group of position players and the Cubs went from rebuilding to building around a core group of young hitters. 712 more words

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Suns Stun Smokies With 6-5 Comeback Victory


KODAK – Jacksonville plated three runs in the top of the ninth inning to complete a five-game sweep and come-from-behind victory as the Suns topped Tennessee 6-5 in the Smokies’ home regular season finale by a score of 6-5 on Tuesday evening at Smokies Stadium. 791 more words


Smokies Bounce Back, 4-1 Over Biscuits


MONTGOMERY, Ala – Addison Russell hit a two-run home run in the first and scored twice as the first place Smokies won the fourth game of a five series in Montgomery 4-1 at Riverwalk Stadium on Wednesday night. 514 more words


Smokies Shut Out Stars 2-0, Stay In First Place


KODAK – Smokies starting pitcher Pierce Johnson blanked Huntsville over four innings to extend his scoreless innings streak to 19.0 frames, while relievers Matt Loosen, Andrew McKirahan and Frank Batista combined to shut out the Stars 2-0 and keep Tennessee in first place in front of 6,556 fans on Friday night at Smokies Stadium. 667 more words