Smokies Finest Trash Pandas on Strumpf’s Ninth-Inning Blast


August 6, 2022 – Southern League (SL) – Tennessee Smokies Information Launch

MADISON, Ala. – The Tennessee Smokies (55-46, 18-14) snapped a two-game dropping streak to the Rocket Metropolis Trash Pandas (57-44, 16-16) 5-3 Saturday night time at Toyota Discipline in Madison, Alabama. Chase Strumpf hit a go-ahead dwelling run within the high of the ninth to protect a top quality begin from Ben Brown in his Double-A debut.

With the sport tied at 3-3 within the high of the ninth inning, Strumpf hit his second dwelling run of the sequence — a one-out, two-run shot that put the Smokies on high for good, after Rocket Metropolis had scored twice within the eighth. First baseman Bryce Ball additionally drove in two runs within the win, and Luis Vazquez homered to place the Smokies on the board within the third.

RHP Ben Brown made his organizational debut Saturday after the Cubs swapped him for David Robertson on the Commerce Deadline. Brown went 5 innings in a no-decision, permitting one run and placing out 9. Hunter Bigge (W, 1-0) earned the win in aid in his Double-A debut, and Danis Correa locked down the ninth for his seventh save of the 12 months.

The Smokies will conclude their six-game street journey in opposition to the Rocket Metropolis Trash Pandas Sunday afternoon at Toyota Discipline in Madison, Alabama. First pitch is about for 3:35 p.m. ET when Tennessee sends LHP Jordan Wicks (0-2, 5.25) to the mound in opposition to LHP Mason Erla (4-2, 3.32). Followers can catch the motion on 99.1 The Sports activities Animal or by visiting

Smokies Stadium will host Paint the Park Pink Night time in its subsequent homestand starting August 9 in opposition to the Mississippi Braves, and can give away Brennan Davis bobbleheads on August 14. For tickets, name the field workplace at (865) 286-2300 or go to

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