Topic: Brendan Katin
Giveaways and Fireworks Highlight Five-Game Homestand
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return home to Greer Stadium this Thursday, July 14th to open a four-day, five-game homestand against the Albuquerque Isotopes (Dodgers affiliate).
Highlighting the homestand’s worth of promotions will be two fireworks shows, a Brendan Katin Bobblehead giveaway, 2011 Sounds Baseball Card Set giveaway, and a Taco Bell Throwback Thursday Doubleheader.
Metairie, LA – Third baseman Taylor Green’s grand slam was part of a six-run first inning that paved the way to a 7-1 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs at Zephyr Fieldon Sunday evening.
Winners of four in a row, Nashville (24-32) has now held New Orleans to one run for the second consecutive night and in six of the seven victories this season.
Sounds starter Amaury Rivas (4-5) looked sharp in his team-leading sixth quality start, allowing one run on five hits while striking out four in six innings. The win was Rivas’ first in his last eight starts, leading back to April 22nd. In three starts against New Orleans this season, the 25-year old right-hander has picked up three wins while posting a 1.35 ERA (3er/20ip).
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to post a 3-1 victory over the Oklahoma City RedHawks on Friday evening at Greer Stadium in the opener of a four-game series.
With the win, the Sounds (19-28) continued their recent strong play at home, notching the sixth victory in the club’s last eight contests at Greer.
Oklahoma City took a 1-0, first-inning lead against Sounds starter Frankie De La Cruz. Anderson Hernandez singled with one out and later scored on Drew Locke’s two-out RBI double to right-center.
Tacoma, WA – The Tacoma Rainiers belted three home runs en route to a 5-3 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Monday evening at Cheney Stadium in the opener of a four-game series.
The Sounds (17-26) jumped out to an early lead, plating a pair of unearned runs against Tacoma starter Fabio Castro in the top of the first inning following a fielding error by shortstop Sean Kazmar. Catcher George Kottaras continued his recent hot hitting by delivering a two-out, two-run single in the frame.
Salt Lake City, UT – The Nashville Sounds continued their winning ways on Saturday evening at Spring Mobile Ballpark, hanging a 9-4 defeat on the host Salt Lake Bees.
The red-hot Sounds (17-24) extended their longest winning streak of the season to four games and have been victorious in eight of their past 10 contests.
The Nashville offense exploded for a season-high 15 hits, including eight for extra bases. The Sounds’ seven doubles on the night were one shy of the single-game franchise record.
Nashville, TN – Taylor Green hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to power the Nashville Sounds to a 11-10 victory over the visiting Sacramento River Cats in front of 7,975 screaming kids on Tuesday afternoon at Greer Stadium
With the win, Nashville (14-24) earned a season-split with Sacramento. All four games of the series were decided by one run.
Four Nashville hitters recorded multiple-hit contests in the victory. Outfielder Brett Carroll continued to stay hot against Sacramento, adding his second three-hit performance in the series while scoring three runs. Carroll, Edwin Maysonet and Taylor Green all drove in three runs on the afternoon.
Katin Homers But Nashville Held To Two Hits In Contest
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were on the short end of a 3-2 defeat at the hands of the PCL-leading Sacramento River Cats on Monday evening at Greer Stadium.
The teams played a one-run game for the third consecutive game in a tightly-contested series, and Nashville (13-24) suffered its league-leading 14th one-run loss of the year.
Three Sacramento hurlers combined to limit the Sounds to a season-low two hits on the evening – an Eric Farris single and a Brendan Katin home run.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds had their three-game winning streak halted on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium as the visiting Sacramento River Cats scored a run in the top of the ninth inning to post a 3-2 victory in the opener of a four-game series.
The loss was the eighth last at-bat defeat suffered this season by Nashville (12-23). The teams combined for only nine hits on the night and went just 1-for-14 combined with runners in scoring position in the game.
In the decisive ninth, Jai Miller led off by drawing a walk from Sounds reliever Donovan Hand and scored the eventual winning run one batter later when River Cats catcher Josh Donaldson followed with an RBI double off the base of the center field wall.
Nashville, TN – Pinch-hitter Jordan Brown’s softly hit, broken-bat RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Taylor Green to give the Nashville Sounds a 3-2 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies on Friday night at Greer Stadium.
Nashville’s (12-22) third straight victory gave the club its second series win and first since the club’s season-opening series with New Orleans at Greer. It was also the club’s third last at-bat victory of 2011.
Katin Homers But Nashville Drops 9th Straight Contest
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds suffered their ninth consecutive defeat on Tuesday evening at Greer Stadium, falling 6-3 to the Fresno Grizzlies in the opener of a four-game series.
The Sounds (9-22) have posted only one victory in their last 15 contests, dating back to April 23rd.
Fresno took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning against Sounds starter Sam Narron. After Brad Eldred singled with one out, the 6-foot-6, 268-pounder proceeded to steal second, third, and home off the Narron in the inning, scoring the game’s first run as a part of a double steal with Terry Evans (who had walked). The Grizzlies doubled their lead to 2-0 when catcher Chris Stewart plated Evans on a hit-and-run single to left.
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