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Tennessee Players of the Month--August

Carter Continued to Launch in Double-A

The Double-A Tennessee Smokies have now produced one prospect in each of the last two years to get promoted to the Major Leagues without spending a day in Triple-A. Production gets rewarded and Tennessee's players of the month for August certainly produced.

Position Player--Chris Carter Matt Morgan hit for a better average, and Dan Uggla hit as many home runs, but DH/first baseman Chris Carter was clearly head and shoulders above the rest of the Tennessee Smokies hitters.  As he has done all year Carter stood out among bigger names with higher expectations, and unlike Stephen Drew and Miguel Montero, who also were promoted midseason to Double-A...

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