The Smokies didn't make the playoffs, but about 2/3 of the squad did. It seemed for most of the season that Tennessee was a launching pad, not for opponents baseballs (as our Pitchers of the Year showed), but for careers. If a prospect is named Player of the Year, and isn't in Tennessee to see it, did it really happen?
September 20, 2006
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- If Monday night is any indication, the Arizona Diamondbacks' future is bright. The Double-A Tennessee Smokies sent six players to the Southern League All Star game, and FutureBacks.com was there, getting the pulse of what it meant, and how it happened.
July 13, 2006
<p><b><span style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #0099ff">EVERY WEEKDAY FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR</span></b> FutureBacks.com will bring you a profile of a top Diamondbacks prospect. That's more than 35 profiles coming to you in just over a month and a half. It all leads up to the FutureBacks.com Top 50, a ranking of the 50 best prospects on the Diamondback's horizon. We're back on track as Managing Editor James Renwick gets a glove on Jerry Gil.</p>
November 26, 2004