9/19 Smokies lose in playoffs
The Tennessee Smokies season is over. Jacksonville beat the Cubs’ Double-A team, 7-3, Saturday night to win the Southern League championship, taking the best of five series, 3-1. Andrew Cashner took the loss, giving up four runs on four hits and three walks over four innings. Second baseman Tony Thomas had two RBIs for the Smokies. Elih Villanueva picked up the win and also hit a three-run homer.
— Carrie Muskat