Smokies set for season opener

The Tennessee Smokies in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, have announced their initial roster for the 2019 season.

The season will begin on Wednesday, April 3rd with an exhibition game against Walters State Community College. Opening Night is on April 4, 2019 against the Mississippi Braves.

The Smokies welcome a new manager to the team in Jimmy Gonzalez who coached previously in South Bend, Indiana with the Cubs "A" affiliate.