Tennessee Smokies

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Team History[edit]

The Tennessee Smokies are the Chicago Cubs' AA farm club in the Southern League. They began their affiliation with the Cubs following the 2006 season. The team currently plays its home games at Smokies Park in Kodak, TN.

Formerly, the Smokies were an Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate in 2005 and 2006 and a St. Louis Cardinals farm team in 2003 and 2004. Before that, they were a Toronto Blue Jays affiliate. Prior to 2000, the club was known as the Knoxville Smokies.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs Hitting coach Pitching coach Coach
2000 71-69 4th Rocket Wheeler Hector Torres Craig Lefferts
2001 80-60 2nd (t) Rocket Wheeler Hector Torres Craig Lefferts
2002 69-71 6th Rocket Wheeler Hector Torres Craig Lefferts
2003 72-67 4th Mark DeJohn Lost in 1st round Steve Balboni Blaise Ilsley
2004 69-71 6th Mark DeJohn Co-Champs* Steve Balboni Blaise Ilsley
2005 64-76 7th Tony Perezchica Eric Fox Dan Carlson
2006 70-69 5th Bill Plummer Tony Dello Dan Carlson
2007 73-65 4th Pat Listach Lost in 1st round Barbaro Garbey Dennis Lewallyn
2008 62-77 9th Buddy Bailey Barbaro Garbey Dennis Lewallyn
2009 71-69 3rd Ryne Sandberg Lost League Finals Tom Beyers Dennis Lewallyn
2010 86-53 1st Bill Dancy Lost League Finals Tom Beyers Dennis Lewallyn
2011 83-57 2nd Brian Harper Lost League Finals Mariano Duncan Marty Mason
2012 72-68 4th Buddy Bailey Mariano Duncan Jeff Fassero Nathan Maldonado
2013 76-62 2nd Buddy Bailey Lost in 1st round Desi Wilson Jeff Fassero Carlos Figueroa
2014 66-73 5th Buddy Bailey Desi Wilson Storm Davis Leonel Perez
2015 76-63 4th Buddy Bailey Desi Wilson Storm Davis Guillermo Martinez
2016 58-81 9th Mark Johnson Desi Wilson Terry Clark Osmin Melendez
2017 68-70 7th Mark Johnson Jacob Cruz Terry Clark Ricardo Medina
2018 67-71 5th (t) Mark Johnson Jesus Feliciano Terry Clark Ben Carhart
2019 58-81 9th Jimmy Gonzalez Chad Allen Ron Villone Ben Carhart
2020 Season cancelled
2021 Mark Johnson Chad Allen Jamie Vermilyea Will Remillard

* Due to Hurricane Ivan the finals series was canceled. Tennessee and Mobile were declared co-champions.

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