The Smokies will host the Walters State Senators in an exhibition game at Smokies Park on Tuesday April 1st at 7:15 pm, then begin the regular season on the road Thursday April 3rd in Birmingham. Opening Night at Smokies Park will be on Wednesday April 9th at 7:15 pm vs. the Jacksonville Suns.
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MANAGER: Buddy Bailey
HITTING COACH: Barbaro Garbey
PITCHING COACH: Dennis Lewallyn
TRAINER: Nick Frangella
STRENGTH COACH: Chris Linder
See also: Daytona Cubs Opening Day Roster
Iowa Cubs Opening Day Roster
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies proudly announce the 2008 Opening Day roster, with seventeen players from the 2007 roster returning to the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.