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Campana's Play Helping Smokies Win

Campana has been on-base machine (STAFF/PAM DAVIS)

One reason why the Tennessee Smokies have maintained a first-place record all season is the play of leadoff man Tony Campana. The speedy centerfielder has been an on-base machine this season, and Smokies manager Bill Dancy calls Campana the team's sparkplug.

As a leadoff hitter, Campana has gotten on base at a .428 clip this season. His .360 batting average through 43 games leads the entire Cubs organization. Campana is just as much a force to be reckoned with on the bases as he is in the batters box. He stole 66 bases in 84 attempts last season between Class High-A Daytona and Low-A Peoria, and this season he has swiped 14 bags in 21 attempts... Recommended Stories

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