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Nashville, TN – The cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds defeated the Sounds for the second straight evening, recording a 5-4, 10-inning victory over Nashville in front of 7,888 fans on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.
The loss was Nashville’s second in a row following the club’s season-best five-game winning streak.
In the top of the tenth, Steven Hill got things started when he drew a one-out walk from Sounds reliever Juan Perez (4-2). Brock Peterson followed with a potential double-play grounder to shortstop but Edwin Maysonet airmailed Taylor Green at second base to allow runners on the corners with just one out.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds completed their first sweep of the season with a 6-1 victory over the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium in the finale of a four-game series.
Nashville (67-73) extended its longest winning streak of the year to five games. The Sounds — who never trailed during the entire four-game set — won 10 of their 16 games against Iowa this season, the club’s third straight double-digit win total against the I-Cubs.
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.
Hiram Burgos Earns First Career Triple-A Victory
Round Rock, TX – Caleb Gindl went 4-for-4 with three doubles to power the Nashville Sounds to 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.
Claudio Vargas pitches eight scoreless innings to help Nashville Sounds beat Omaha Storm Chasers 9-1
Veteran Right-hander Faces One Over Minimum In Eight Scoreless Innings
Papillion, NE – Right-hander Claudio Vargas turned in an outstanding effort to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 9-1 victory over the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers on Monday evening at Werner Park.
Vargas (6-1) faced just one over the minimum during his eight scoreless innings, allowing two hits while striking out seven batters and walking none. It marked his fifth quality start in his last six outings. Vargas, who became the first Sounds hurler to work more than seven innings in a start this season, has posted a 2.17 ERA (14er/58.0ip) over his last nine starts.
Nashville Takes Three Of Four From Tacoma To Conclude Homestand
Nashville, TN – Taylor Green went 3-for-4 with a pair of homers and Brian Baker tossed six scoreless innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 7-2 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers in front of 7,411 fans on Friday evening at Greer Stadium.
Baker (3-4) continued his recent solid pitching, allowing two hits and fanning seven over his six scoreless frames to record his third victory of the year. The right-hander, who has worked 11.0 scoreless frames over his last two starts, has posted a 2.66 ERA (15er/50.2ip) in his last 10 PCL outings.
Claudio Vargas Sharp For Nashville In Victory
Fresno, CA – Veteran hurler Claudio Vargas worked seven strong innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 9-1 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies on Saturday evening at Chukchansi Park in the finale of a four-game series.
With the victory, Nashville (52-63) gained a split of the four-game set. It marked the Sounds’ most lopsided win since an 8-0 triumph over the New Orleans Zephyrs on June 2nd.
Vargas (5-1) earned his fifth win of the year by holding the Grizzlies to one unearned run on seven hits over seven frames and induced three double plays in recording his fifth quality start. After allowing his lone run in the first frame, he didn’t allow a Fresno runner to reach second again until the seventh, stranding a runner on third in his final frame. Vargas helped his own cause at the dish, going 2-for-3 with an RBI single in the contest.
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 Memphis Redbirds plated three runs in the top of the tenth inning and withstood a Nashville rally in the bottom of the frame to hang a 4-3 loss on the Sounds on Friday evening at Greer Stadium in the finale of a four-game series.
With the one-run defeat, the Sounds (48-58) missed an opportunity to record a sweep of their cross-state rivals as they fell to 4-5 in extra-inning action on the year.
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