Topic: Brad Nelson
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds kicked off their final homestand of the season with a 3-2 victory over the division-rival Iowa Cubs in front of 5,667 fans on Friday evening at Greer Stadium.
PCL Pitcher of the Year Johnny Hellweg (12-5) turned in a solid final start to close out his first Triple-A season, logging his team-leading 12th quality start to earn the victory.
Des Moines, IA – After rallying to tie both contests of Friday’s doubleheader at Principal Park, the Nashville Sounds could not keep pace with the Iowa Cubs, who delivered seven home runs on the night to defeat Nashville 5-4 and 8-6.
In game one, the Sounds cracked two home runs, but lost the seven-inning affair, 5-4.
After Sounds outfielder Khris Davis knotted the game in the fifth with his seventh home run of the year, the Cubs pulled back out to a one-run lead with their third homer of the game. Infielder Brad Nelson knocked a deep shot to right field off of reliever Jesus Sanchez (3-1).
Des Moines, IA - The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader with the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Wednesday evening at Principal Park. Each team recorded a one-run victory in the twinbill as Nashville captured the opener, 5-4, before dropping the nightcap, 1-0.
In the opener, Chris Narveson (1-2) made his fifth rehab start for the Sounds and held the I-Cubs to two runs on four hits over five-plus innings of work, tossing 80 pitches to earn the victory. He walked one batters and struck out two.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds overcame an early deficit Friday night at Greer Stadium to defeat the visiting Iowa Cubs, 3-1, and pick up their first winning series of the year. The victory is Nashville’s third consecutive and marks the team’s longest streak of the season.
Tied 1-1 in the seventh, the Sounds attacked Iowa’s starting pitcher Yoanner Negrin (0-2) for two runs, which proved to be the difference. Stephen Parker, 2-for-4, led off the inning with a single into right field and scored the go-ahead run on Josh Prince’s double to the left-field corner.
Johnnie Lowe Makes First Triple-A Start; Clay Hensley Debuts As Sound
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds held on to an early four-run lead Wednesday night at Greer Stadium to defeat the visiting Iowa Cubs by a 4-3 margin.
The Sounds put two runs on the board in the first inning via outfielder Josh Prince’s double down the left-field line. The hit scored Caleb Gindl, who singled on a grounder into right field, and Stephen Parker, having reached base on balls.
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Nashville, TN – Starting pitcher Hiram Burgos tossed six shutout innings of four-hit ball as the Nashville Sounds handed the division-rival Iowa Cubs a 3-0 shutout defeat on Wednesday night at Greer Stadium.
The shutout victory was Nashville’s PCL co-leading 12th of the season.
The 24-year-old Burgos (2-2) struck out four and walked zero in his fifth quality start in seven PCL outings.
Eric Farris Goes 4-for-6 With Homer To Extend Hit Streak To 10 Games
Round Rock, TX – The Nashville Sounds plated six runs in the top of the ninth inning, capped by a two-run Eric Farris homer, to record an 11-5 victory on Sunday evening at The Dell Diamond in the club’s final road game of the season.
The Sounds (63-73), who rapped out 15 hits and were not retired in order in any of the nine innings in the contest, recorded their 23rd last at-bat win of the season to finish their final road trip with a 4-5 record. The 11 runs marked just the fourth double-digit scoring total for Nashville this year.
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Rounds Rock, TX – Chad Bell pitched for five scoreless innings as the Round Rock Express handed the Nashville Sounds a 5-1 defeat on Thursday night at The Dell Diamond.
The Sounds have dropped the first two games of the five-game series and 17 of their last 21 games at The Dell Diamond since the beginning of the 2010 season.
Bell (4-4) scattered five hits while striking out five in five frames for the victory.
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Nashville, TN – Taylor Green blasted a walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Nashville Sounds a 4-3 win on Thursday night at Greer Stadium in the finale of a four-game set.
On the second pitch from Joe Ortiz (0-1), Green’s unloaded his second homer of the season and first since re-joining the Sounds from the Milwaukee Brewers.
The last-at-bat victory was the Nashville’s 13th of the season and gave the club a four-game series split with the Round Rock Express.
Corey Patterson Homers, Sean Halton Drives In Two For Nashville In Losing Effort
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds dropped their second straight game to the Round Rock Express, falling 8-5 on Wednesday evening at Greer Stadium.
With the defeat, the Sounds (42-55) suffered their first consecutive losses since late June.
All-Star outfielder Joey Butler paced the Express’ offensive attack with a 5-for-5 night that included an RBI and three runs scored. It marked the first five-hit effort by an opponent against Nashville this season.
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