Samson Rejoins Smokies TuesdayMay 29, 2012 - Southern League (SL) Tennessee Smokies
The Smokies active roster is set at 24 players.
Samson, 24, comes back to the Smokies where he began the 2012 campaign. He held a .272 batting average (29 H/92 AB) with nine doubles, one home run and six RBIs before being called up to Triple-A Iowa on May 17. In nine games with the I-Cubs, Samson had a .174 batting average (4 H/ 23 AB). He was selected by the Cubs in the 34th round of the 2006 First-Year Player Draft.
Harman, 23, owns a .420 ERA (7 ER/15.0 IP) with a 0-1 record in eight relief appearances for the Smokies in 2012. The Fort Myers, Fla. native was drafted by the Cubs in the 29th round of the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
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