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Nashville’s Stephen Parker Goes 3-For-5, A Single Shy Of Cycle
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds avoided a five-game series sweep and snapped a seven-game losing streak by defeating the Albuquerque Isotopes, 10-5, in the series finale Sunday night at Isotopes Park, highlighted by a 3-for-5 effort by third baseman Stephen Parker.
With the rain coming down in the sixth inning of a tie game, Parker delivered the go-ahead run for Nashville via the long ball. The solo shot to dead center field marked Parker’s eighth home run of the season and put the Sounds ahead 5-4.
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds never recovered from a six-run second inning Thursday night at Isotopes Park, losing 9-5 to the Albuquerque Isotopes.
After a perfect first inning, Sounds starter Zach Kroenke (5-15) ran into trouble in the second. The lefty, making the spot start for Chris Narveson, loaded the bases for Albuquerque’s infielder Justin Sellers, who hit a triple past a diving Kentrail Davis in center field to put the ‘Topes up three.
Nashville, TN – Johnny Hellweg tossed a quality start and was backed by home runs by Hunter Morris and Khris Davis as the Nashville Sounds defeated the Albuquerque Isotopes, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Greer Stadium.
Hellweg (3-4) earned a victory for the second time in his last three outings for Nashville. The fireballer held the Isotopes to one run on two hits over six innings of work, striking out five batters while walking four during his 94-pitch effort.
R.J. Seidel Sharp In Quality-Start Loss, Hunter Morris Homers In 9th For Lone Nashville Runs
Nashville, TN – The Albuquerque Isotopes defeated the Nashville Sounds by a 3-2 margin in front of 8,301 fans on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.
The defeat was the league-leading 12th one-run loss of the year for Nashville (13-34).
Outfielder Khris Davis went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles to account for three of the Sounds’ four hits in the contest and first baseman Hunter Morris his team-leading ninth home run of the year in the ninth to help Nashville avoid suffering its fifth shutout of the year.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team continues its 12-game homestand when it hosts the Riverview Inn Classic, Friday-Sunday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.
The six-game, round-robin tournament will feature APSU vs, Creighton, Milwaukee and University of Arkansas-Little Rock(UALR) with two games scheduled each day. It will be the first time Austin Peay has met Creighton and UALR on the baseball diamond, while Milwaukee returns for the 19th meeting in the series after a one-year hiatus.
Albuquerque Outfielder Jerry Sands Ties PCL Record With Two Grand Slams In Nightcap
Nashville, TN – Albuquerque outfielder Jerry Sands belted a pair of grand slams and drove in 10 runs on the night to power the Isotopes to a doubleheader sweep of the Nashville Sounds on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium.
Sands delivered a game-winning two-run double to lift the ‘Topes to a 4-2, extra-inning win in the opener before capping his night by tying a PCL record with two grand slams off Seth McClung in the nightcap.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville, TN – The Albuquerque Isotopes rapped out 17 hits en route to a 13-3 defeat of the Nashville Sounds on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium in front of 9,249 fans in the opener of a five-game series.
Third baseman Alex Castellanos belted a pair of homers and drove in five runs and Jerry Sands went 4-for-6, including a longball, to pace the Isotopes offense.
Trailing 2-1 with two outs in the top of the sixth inning, Albuquerque erupted for 12 runs over the final four frames.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader against the Albuquerque Isotopes on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium to wrap up a rain-shortened series. The Sounds won the exciting opener, 2-1, and dropped a heart-breaking twinbill finale, 8-5.
Albuquerque took two of three from the Sounds in the rain-shortened series. Nashville split a doubleheader for the fifth time in 2012 and moved to 5-7 overall in doubleheader action.
In the opener, Logan Schafer belted a pair of homers, including a walkoff blast in the seventh inning, to power the Sounds to a 2-1 victory.
Doubleheader Scheduled For Sunday Evening
Nashville, TN – Tonight’s scheduled doubleheader at Greer Stadium between the Nashville Sounds and Albuquerque Isotopes has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions due to heavy rains throughout Middle Tennessee.
One game will be made up as part of a 5:05pm doubleheader on Sunday evening, when the two teams will play a pair of seven-inning games. Gates open at 4:05pm.
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Nashville, TN – Outfielder Matt Angle homered and drove three as the visiting Albuquerque Isotopes blanked the Nashville Sounds, 7-0, in the opener of a four-game series on Friday night at Greer Stadium.
The shutout loss was Nashville’s seventh of the season and also snapped a three-game winning streak.
Isotopes starter Fernando Nieve (5-6) allowed four hits over six shutout innings for a quality start and victory.
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