Topic: Amaury Rivas
Nashville, TN – Theclosed out their 2012 season with a 2-1 loss to the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds in a Labor Day matinee in front of 3,599 fans at Greer Stadium.
The Memphis win completed the Redbirds’ four-game sweep of the Sounds, marking the fourth time that Nashville was swept in a series this season.
Nashvile (67-77), which went 4-4 on its season-ending homestand after sweeping the Iowa Cubs during the first of the two series, finished the season with just the 13th losing record in the club’s 35-year history.
Nashville, TN – Shelby Miller struck out nine over six strong innings as the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds handed the Nashville Sounds a 5-1 defeat in the opener of a season-ending four-game series.
The 21–year-old Miller (11-10) scattered five hits and walked none for his eighth quality start and eleventh victory.
The loss to the Redbirds snapped a season-best five-game winning streak and six-game win streak at home. The top three hitters in the Memphis lineup went a combined 9-for-13 with four runs scored.
Hiram Burgos Earns First Career Triple-A Victory
Round Rock, TX – Caleb Gindl went 4-for-4 with three doubles to power theto a 5-2 victory over the Round Rock Express on Friday evening at The Dell Diamond.
Sounds starter Hiram Burgos (1-2) picked up his first career Triple-A victory after holding the Express to two runs (one earned) on four hits over five-plus innings of work. The right-hander walked four batters and struck out three while throwing 102 pitches on the night, his highest workload in six starts since joining Nashville.
Sean Halton Homers Twice In Losing Effort As Nashville Blows Five-Run Lead
Round Rock, TX – Round Rock overcame a five-run deficit to force extras and a two-out Ryan Spilborghs single in the bottom of the eleventh inning gave the Express a 7-6 victory over thelate Wednesday evening at The Dell Diamond in the opener of a five-game series.
The contest was the Sounds’ PCL-leading 16th extra-inning affair of the year (6-10 in those games).
The Sounds (61-71) scored in the top of the first inning, eventually built a five-run advantage, and led for the entire game until Round Rock rallied in the bottom of the ninth against Rob Wooten to send it to extras. Since the promotion of All-Star closer Jim Henderson to the Milwaukee Brewers on July 26th, the Nashville bullpen has nine blown saves in 12 opportunities.
Papillion, NE – The Omaha Storm Chasers beat the Nashville Sounds, 5-3, behind seven strong innings from starter Ryner Verdugo on Saturday night at Werner Park in the opener of a four-game series.
The loss eliminated the Sounds from the playoff contention and gave the Storm Chasers their second consecutive PCL American Conference Northern Division title.
Nashville, TN – The Tacoma Rainiers homered three times en route to a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over Nashville Sounds in the second game of a three-game series on Wednesday night at Greer Stadium.
The Sounds trailed by five runs early, but came back to take a one-run lead before relinquishing the lead in the eighth. Nashville’s last nine games have been decided by one or two runs.
Nashville, TN – Efren Navarro hit a sacrifice fly to plate Kole Calhoun in the top of the 12th inning to give the Salt Lake Bees a 5-4 win over the Nashville Sounds in the finale of a four-game series on Monday night at Greer Stadium.
Calhoun (4-for-6) doubled to begin the frame, moved to third on a single, and scored the winning run on the long fly ball from Navarro.
Nashville split the four-game series, while three of the four contests between the clubs were decided by one run.
Claudio Vargas Outstanding Again For Nashville In No-Decision
Nashville, TN – Theplated a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to claim a 2-1 victory over the Salt Lake Bees on Friday evening at Greer Stadium in front of 7,551 fans in the opener of a four-game series.
Trailing 1-0 entering the final half-inning, Nashville rallied for the win against a pair of Salt Lake relievers, scoring the game-winner when Humberto Quintero drew a two-out, bases-loaded walk from Bees left-hander Andrew Taylor.
West Sacramento, CA – Shane Peterson belted a pair of home runs to highlight a 12-hit attack in Sacramento’s 8-3 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Sunday evening at Raley Field in the opener of a four-game series.
Nashville got off to a quick start against rehabbing Sacramento starter Brett Anderson, plating three runs in the top of the first inning.
Caleb Gindl put the Sounds on the board with a one-out solo homer to right, his ninth roundtripper of the year. The blast extended the outfielder’s hitting streak to a season-best eight games. Khris Davis followed with a single and scored the second Nashville run of the inning on Sean Halton’s two-out RBI double to center. Jordan Brown concluded the scoring by plating Halton with a single to right.
Fresno, CA – Ryan Lollis connected with an RBI double in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Fresno Grizzlies a 4-3 win over the Nashville Sounds on Thursday night at Chukchansi Park in the second game of a four-game series.
With one out in the inning and Amaury Rivas (4-7) on the mound, Fresno pinch hitter Ydwin Villegas doubled to center field and scored the go-ahead run on the next play on Lollis’ game-winning two-bagger.
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