The Tennessee Smokies, the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, return from their 10-game road trip to take on the Hunstville Stars in a five-game series beginning on Monday, May 28 at Smokies Park. Come join us at Smokies Park as we cheer on the Smokies and enjoy our Memorial Day celebration, Buck Night and Jazz Night.
Join us for Monday's 7:15 game, as the Smokies will celebrate all our service men that have served and are currently serving our country during our Memorial Day celebration, presented by Miller High Life. All military personnel, with valid ID, will receive a free ticket to the game. Make sure to get to the game early, the Smokies will be presenting team physician Col. John McGraw with an American Flag that was flown over the FOB Salerno Hospital in Afghanistan in a pregame presentation. It's also Dollar Hot Dog night, presented by Pilot, Oscar Mayer and WATE TV-6.
Tuesday's 7:15 game will bring residents & employees of Jefferson and Hamblen Counties a $2 discount on a walk-up ticket purchase. The Smokies will also offer anyone who shows their Pilot Rewards Card a $2 discount on a walk-up ticket purchase on "Pilot Prize Night."
Wednesday night's game at 7:15 will be Buck Night at Smokies Park, where hot dogs, small sodas and small popcorns are only $1 each.
We show our thanks to all our educators on Thursday's 7:15 game for "Teacher's Appreciation Night." All teachers can purchase tickets to the game for only $7. Kids 12-and-under, with a paid admission, can eat for free, courtesy of Q93. It's also another Pilot Prize Night - where everyone's a winner!! Great deals are available for all as it is another Food City Family Night. Fans can purchase a ticket and receive another ticket for free by bringing a jar or receipt showing proof of purchase of Peter Pan Peanut Butter to the ticket office, thanks to Food City and Peter Pan Peanut Butter.
Friday's 7:15 contest will feature jazz music all night long on Jazz Night. Fans will have the chance to enter the Citizen National Bank Money Grab machine for an opportunity to win some free cash. Stick around after the game for another fantastic postgame fireworks show, presented by Knoxville News Sentinel, Pepsi, Coors Light, WIVK 107.7, and WVLT TV-8.
For tickets and more information, fans can visit www.smokiesbaseball.com or call (865) 286-2300.
Probable Starting Pitchers:
Stats as of Wednesday, May 23
Monday: RHP Josh Stinson (5-2, 3.27) @ RHP Dae-Eun Rhee (3-1, 4.50)
Tuesday: RHP Evan Anundsen (3-1, 2.55) @ RHP Nick Struck (4-5, 4.86)
Wednesday: RHP Tyler Thornburg (5-0, 2.21) @ RHP Dallas Beeler (1-3, 3.86)
Thursday: RHP Kyle Heckathorn (2-3, 5.32) @ LHP Eric Jokisch (0-0, 0.00)
Friday: RHP Hiram Burgos (0-1, 4.76) @ RHP Trey McNutt (2-3, 2.67)
Smokies Radio Broadcasts:
Monday: The Sports Animal (FM 99.1, FM 99.3 & AM 990)
Tuesday: The Sports Animal (FM 99.1, FM 99.3 & AM 990)
Wednesday: The Sports Animal (FM 99.1, FM 99.3 & AM 990)
Thursday: The Sports Animal (FM 99.1, FM 99.3 & AM 990)
Friday: The Sports Animal (FM 99.1, FM 99.3 & AM 990)