Category Archives: Tennessee Smokies

Mateo throws no-hitter; Guillon pitches 6 hitless innings

Tampa Bay Rays prospect Victor Mateo threw a no-hitter for the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits on Saturday, two years after pitching one for the Bowling Green Hot Rods. When Mateo no-hit the Lake County Captains in 2011, it was a 7-inning … Continue reading

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Appel wins first game as pro; Jokisch throws no-hitter

Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Mark Appel earned his first professional win Tuesday after throwing five full innings in a game for the first time as a Houston Astros farmhand. Appel, the top pick in this year’s draft, is on a pitch count … Continue reading

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The Soler Effect: Attendance spikes where Cubs prospect plays

In four games with the Peoria Chiefs, Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler has hit well and positively impacted attendance at the two Midwest League ballparks he played at so far. Soler made his Peoria Chiefs debut Friday in Burlington, which … Continue reading

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