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Nashville Sounds lose 4-2 to Omaha Storm Chasers

 

Former Nashville Sound Irving Falu Drives in Three Runs for Omaha

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers spoiled the party by beating the Nashville Sounds, 4-2, in front of 11,684 fans Saturday night at First Tennessee Park. It’s the largest crowd in ballpark history and the eighth sellout of the 2016 season.

The Storm Chasers got on the board immediately when Reymond Fuentes and Ramon Torres started the game with back-to-back singles. Hunter Dozier brought in the first run of the night with a sacrifice fly.

Nashville bounced right back in the second with the help of Omaha’s shaky defense.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Iowa Cubs take advantage of Nashville Sounds errors for 7-4 win

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Five errors led to the downfall of the short-handed Nashville Sounds in a 7-4 loss to the Iowa Cubs Friday night at Principal Park.

The season-high in miscues led to a three-run second inning the Sounds (44-32) couldn’t recover from. With the game even at 1-1, starter Jesse Hahn had to face several extra batters in the frame after an error by Ryon Healy and two from Renato Nunez.

When the damage was done, Iowa (35-37) held a 4-1 lead heading to the third. The Sounds battled back and scored a pair of runs to pull within one.

Nashville Sounds Drops Finale and Loses Series to Iowa Cubs

Nashville Sounds Drops Finale and Loses Series to Iowa Cubs

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Nashville Sounds play eight straight home games starting Saturday

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The first-place Nashville Sounds begin a nine-day, eight-game homestand on Saturday, June 25th when they welcome two American Northern Division opponents to First Tennessee Park.

The first series is a four-game set against the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals.

Following a team off day on Wednesday, June 29th, the Sounds host the Oklahoma City Dodgers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers from June 30th-July 3rd.

Star Wars Night, Sunglasses Giveaway and July 3rd Fireworks Highlight Nashville Sounds Week at First Tennessee Park

Star Wars Night, Sunglasses Giveaway and July 3rd Fireworks Highlight Nashville Sounds Week at First Tennessee Park

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Clarksville Travel Ball hosted Dick’s Sporting Goods Father’s Day Special Tournament

 

Clarksville Travel BallClarksville, TN – Ten year old baseball teams from Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky descended onto Clarksville’s Heritage Park June 18th-19th for the Dick’s Sporting Goods Father’s Day Special Tournament hosted by USSSA’s Clarksville Travel Ball.

USSSA area director Brian Walker stated, “The primary focus of USSSA is the development of programs that allow for teams of all skill levels to compete against one another.  Clarksville Travel Ball’s vision is to provide an opportunity for local players to participate in tournament atmospheres.”

South Williamson SWAT won 1st place in 10-AA division.

South Williamson SWAT won 1st place in 10-AA division.

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Nashville Sounds fall at Iowa Cubs 3-2

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds dropped the series opener to the Iowa Cubs as the offense went quiet in a 3-2 loss Wednesday afternoon at Principal Park.

The Sounds (43-30) managed just five hits and went 1-for-6 with runners in scoring position against three Iowa (33-36) pitchers.

Starters Chris Jensen for Nashville, and Jake Buchanan for Iowa, each threw quality starts but Buchanan was better by a slim margin. The right-hander limited the Sounds to one run on just three hits over his six innings in a winning effort. Jensen was charged with the loss after he allowed three runs on seven hits in six innings.

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Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Nashville Sounds game at Iowa Cubs postponed

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Tuesday night’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs has been postponed due to rain at Principal Park.

The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Thursday, June 23rd. Game one will begin at 5:08pm with game two scheduled to begin approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one.

Both contests will be seven innings.

Sounds/Cubs to play Doubleheader Thursday, June 23rd. (Mike Strasinger)

Sounds/Cubs to play Doubleheader Thursday, June 23rd. (Mike Strasinger)

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Nashville Sounds shutout Round Rock Express, 4-0

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Left-hander Dillon Overton threw 7 1/3 dominant innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 4-0 win over the Round Rock Express in front of 6,081 fans Monday night at First Tennessee Park.

The Sounds (42-28) took three games from the Express (38-32) in the five-game series and now lead the American Southern Division by four games at the midway point of the 2016 season.

The 7 1/3 innings set a career-high for Overton who improved to 8-4 on the season with the win. He has gone 25 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run. Over his last seven starts, he’s 7-0 with a miniscule 1.40 ERA covering 45 innings.

Nashville Sounds Lead the Division by Four Games at the Midway Point

Nashville Sounds Lead the Division by Four Games at the Midway Point

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Nashville Sounds and Ashley Homestore to host “Hope to Dream” event June 29th at First Tennessee Park

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club and Ashley HomeStore will host “Hope to Dream” at First Tennessee Park on June 29th. The event is designed to give 25 underprivileged children from the Boys and Girls Club of Middle Tennessee a new bed to take home.

In addition to receiving their very own bed set, all children will have the opportunity to tour First Tennessee Park, run the bases, have a pizza party courtesy of 312 Pizza Company and interact with Sounds players.

First Tennessee Park.

First Tennessee Park.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Brad Kirtley about to put -30- mark on Hall of Fame career

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With July quickly approaching on the calendar, Austin Peay State University’s all-time sports information director, and Athletics Department Hall of Famer member, Brad Kirtley is nearing the end of a 30+ year career at the university as he heads into retirement.

Kirtley became APSU’s sports information director in February 1984 — replacing another Athletics Department Hall of Famer member Sherwin Clift — after working in the Southeast Missouri State University’s sports information office.

APSU Sports Information Director Brad Kirtley.

APSU Sports Information Director Brad Kirtley.

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Nashville Sounds drop doubleheader to Round Rock Express

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Round Rock Express trimmed the American Southern Division race to three games with a doubleheader sweep over the Nashville Sounds in front of 7,388 fans Sunday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.

The Sounds’ offense struggled and managed two runs in game one and just one run in game two.

Round Rock used a four-run third inning to help score a 5-2 win in the first game Sunday afternoon. Doug Bernier started the scoring with a solo homer off Nashville starter Jesse Hahn.

Nashville Sounds Lead Round Rock Express by Three Games in Division Race

Nashville Sounds Lead Round Rock Express by Three Games in Division Race

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