Smokies' play-in game destinations determined MondayAugust 31, 2009 - Southern League (SL) Tennessee Smokies
Should the Smokies tie for the second-half crown with West Tenn, the play-in game would be held at West Tenn's Pringles Park in Jackson, Tenn. next Tuesday, September 8. If the Smokies find themselves tied with Chattanooga at the end of the regular season, they would host the Lookouts in a play-in game on the 8th at Smokies Park.
In the event West Tenn and Chattanooga tie for the second-half title, the play-in game would be played in Chattanooga on the 8th.
Both the Smokies and Diamond Jaxx are tied in the Southern League North Division, with the Lookouts only one game back. Seven games remain for each team in the 2009 regular season.
Following the conclusion of this week's series with the Mobile BayBears, the Smokies head to Jackson to take on West Tenn in a crucial five-game series starting on Thursday. Game coverage can be heard on the Smokies Radio Network via the team's Web site at www.smokiesbaseball.com and/or on The Sports Animal 99.1 & 99.3 FM, and AM 990.
Southern League Stories from August 31, 2009
- Carolina sweeps doubleheader with two shutouts over Biscuits - Carolina Mudcats
- Barons Sweep Twinbill - Birmingham Barons
- Barons walk off with sweep of double dip - Huntsville Stars
- Smokies slienced by Torra, Mobile Monday night - Tennessee Smokies
- Ever Magallanes Named Southern League Manager of the Year - Birmingham Barons
- Five Barons Headline Southern League Postseason All-Star Team - Birmingham Barons
- Braves take series with 2-1 win, but Jaxx stay in first place tie - Jackson Generals
- Braves squeak by Jaxx - Mississippi Braves
- Suns even series with Monday win - Jacksonville Suns
- Torra tosses shutout, homers in 6-0 rout of Smokies - Mobile BayBears
- Young repeats as league's best hustler - Mississippi Braves
- Smokies' play-in game destinations determined Monday - Tennessee Smokies
- Ciriaco named to Postseason All-Star Team - Mobile BayBears
- Lalli Named to Postseason All-Star Team - Tennessee Smokies
- Vazquez Heads to Louisville, Starts Tonight - Carolina Mudcats
- Matt Peterson Named Southern League Postseason All-Star - Jacksonville Suns
- Wood Named S.L. Pitcher Of Year - Carolina Mudcats
- Carrera, Halman honored by Southern League - Jackson Generals
- Jennings Named Southern League MVP - Montgomery Biscuits
- Birmingham's Everardo Magallanes Named Southern League Manager Of The Year - SL
- Carolina's Travis Wood Named Southern League Most Outstanding Pitcher - SL
- Montgomery's Desmond Jennings Named Southern League Most Valuable Player - SL
- Southern League announces Postseason All-Stars - SL
- Powell off to Charlotte - Montgomery Biscuits
- Colvin Named "SL Hitter of the Week" - Tennessee Smokies
- Triunfel returns from DL, Villarreal placed on DL - Jackson Generals
- Eymann Reassigned; Tordy Sent to Sarasota - Carolina Mudcats
- SL Names Players of the Week - SL
- Lookouts' Adkins Named Pitcher of the Week - Chattanooga Lookouts
- Torres Acquired by Tampa Bay - Montgomery Biscuits
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