Topic: Brad Nelson
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 – Theplated 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.
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.
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 – Thedropped 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.
Nashville, TN – The Round Rock Express hit three consecutive two-out singles in the 11th inning to hand the Nashville Sounds a 5-4 defeat on Tuesday night at Greer Stadium in the second game of a four-game series.
The Express scored two runs in the ninth to force the game to extras and later won the game thanks to three straight hits from Joey Butler, Tommy Mendonca, and Luis Hernandez off Amaury Rivas (4-6).
Splits Four-Game Series With Round Rock Express
Nashville, TN – The Round Rock Express plated three runs in the top of the tenth inning to record an 8-5 victory over the Nashville Sounds in a Memorial Day matinee at Greer Stadium.
With the defeat, Nashville (20-30) missed a chance to record its third winning home series in the last four sets at Greer as the teams split their four-game holiday weekend series. The game was the Sounds’ seventh extra-inning contest of the year (4-3), which ties for the most in the PCL.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds snapped a four-game winning streak while entering the record books in the wrong way on Sunday afternoon, setting the highest single-game hit total allowed in franchise history in a 19-3 loss to the Round Rock Express at Greer Stadium.
The 19 Round Rock runs marked the fourth overall time an opponent has produced that output against Nashville (20-29) in the Sounds’ 35-year history and the first time since the Las Vegas 51s plated 19 on August 10th, 2010.
Rogers Earns 1st Triple-A Win, Conrad Homers For 4th Straight Game For Nashville
Nashville, TN – Brooks Conrad homered and drove in three runs and Mark Rogers hurled a quality start to lead theto a 7-3 triumph over the Round Rock Express on Saturday evening in front of 8,111 fans at Greer Stadium.
Nashville (20-28) earned its fourth consecutive victory, matching the club’s longest winning streak of the season.
Nashville, TN – Thesnapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds on Friday night in front of 8,544 fans at Greer Stadium.
Nashville starting pitcher Mike Fiers (6-0) continued his dominance from the mound, allowing just one run on three hits and no walks in seven innings of work.
Including strikeouts to five of the first nine batters faced in the game, Fiers became the second Sounds pitcher to strike out a season-high 10 batters this season, matching a mark previously set by Frankie De La Cruz on July 23 vs. Iowa.
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