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Nashville Sounds win one, lose one at Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – On Saturday, April 28th, the Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs split their doubleheader at Principal Park on Sunday afternoon after getting off to a late start due to cold and rain. Matt Davidson, who homered in each game of the twinbill, hit back-to-back home runs with Eli White to fuel the Sounds to a 7-3 win in Game 1, and Iowa got revenge by throttling the Sounds 19-5 in Game 2.

The Sounds never trailed in Game 1 and had three separate innings where they started a rally with two outs and the bases empty.

Nashville Sounds' Eli White, Jose Trevino and Matt Davidson combine for seven hits, six RBIs in Game 1 win against Iowa Cubs. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Eli White, Jose Trevino and Matt Davidson combine for seven hits, six RBIs in Game 1 win against Iowa Cubs. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds game at Iowa Cubs postponed due to Rain

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Saturday night’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs was postponed due to rain at Principal Park. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Sunday, April 28th set to begin at 1:08pm The doubleheader will be two seven inning games.

The 2019 season is the 42nd in Nashville Sounds franchise history and first as the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. Single-game tickets are available now by calling 615.690.4487 or by visiting www.nashvillesounds.com

Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs to play Doubleheader on Sunday. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs to play Doubleheader on Sunday. (Mike Strasinger)

 

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Nashville Sounds get 2-1 win at Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Willie Calhoun delivered big hits in the first and ninth innings on Friday night, and each time it gave the Nashville Sounds a lead, propelling the team to a 2-1 victory over the Iowa Cubs at Principal Park. The win snapped the Sounds’ overall losing streak at four games and their losing skid against Iowa at five games.

With game tied 1-1 in the top of the ninth, Carlos Tocci led off with a single and moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Andy Ibanez. Then Calhoun, with the Sounds having stranded 11 men on base to that point, drilled a double to right to score Tocci for a 2-1 lead.

Nashville Sounds snap four-game skid thanks to Willie Calhoun’s homer and double. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds snap four-game skid thanks to Willie Calhoun’s homer and double. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose at Iowa Cubs, 8-4

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds lost their fourth straight game in an 8-4 loss against the Iowa Cubs. It was also their fifth straight loss versus Iowa this season

Matt Davidson led off the second inning with his sixth home run of the season to put Nashville up 1-0. It was the second consecutive night Davidson hit a home run.

The Cubs came right back with a four-run inning in the bottom of the second. Cristhian Adames singled and Jim Aducci walked to put runners on first and second.

Nashville Sounds suffer Fourth Straight Loss Thursday. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds suffer Fourth Straight Loss Thursday. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds suffer 6-4 loss at Iowa Cubs

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Matt Davidson and Willie Calhoun belted home runs for the Nashville Sounds but it wasn’t enough in a 6-4 loss to the Iowa Cubs Wednesday night at Principal Park in Des Moines.

Davidson’s solo blast came in the second inning and was his fifth of the season. Calhoun’s was a three-run shot in the top of the ninth to make it interesting. It was Calhoun’s fourth long ball of the season with Nashville.

Iowa got on the board right way against Nashville starter Phillips Valdez. With two outs and runners at first and second in the opening inning, Cubs’ third baseman Cristhian Adames singled to left field but the ball got past Calhoun and to the wall. Both runners came around to score to help Iowa build an early 2-0 lead.

Nashville Sounds have lost Six of Last Seven Games. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds have lost Six of Last Seven Games. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds blanked at home by San Antonio Missions, 5-0

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The offense continued to struggle for the Nashville Sounds in a 5-0 loss to the San Antonio Missions Monday night at First Tennessee Park. Nashville managed only four hits in the setback.

Nashville went 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position and have not collected a hit with a runner in scoring position since Saturday night. The issues started tonight after Eli White doubled to start the bottom of the first inning but was stranded after a pop out and two strikeouts.

San Antonio struck first when they plated three runs in the top of the second.

Nashville Sounds Shut Out in Back-to-Back Games to Finish Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Shut Out in Back-to-Back Games to Finish Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

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Iowa Cubs blank Nashville Sounds, 2-0

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – A strong start by James Naile wasn’t enough for the Nashville Sounds in a 2-0 loss to the Iowa Cubs Sunday afternoon at Principal Park. 

Naile tossed seven innings and limited the Cubs to two runs on just four hits. It was Naile’s eighth quality start of the season, and his first outing since his 2018 Triple-A All-Star Game appearance on Wednesday.

Nashville’s offense never materialized and went 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position. They left the bases loaded in the fourth, and runners on in the sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth innings.

Nashville Sounds pitcher James Naile Tosses Seven Innings in Quality Start. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds pitcher James Naile Tosses Seven Innings in Quality Start. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall late to Iowa Cubs, 5-4

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA -Ramon Laureano hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning on Saturday night, but the Iowa Cubs answered with a two-run homer in the eighth and beat the Nashville Sounds 5-4 at Principal Park. The five-game series is even at two wins apiece, as the Sounds have dropped consecutive games.

Laureano’s two-out smash to left off Jen-Ho Tseng in the seventh was his fourth homer in 13 games in July, and it broke a 3-3 tie. But Jake Sanchez, who worked around trouble in the bottom of the seventh, gave up a two-out two-run shot to Taylor Davis in the eighth to account for the 5-4 final.

Ramon Laureano's homer in the 7th not enough as Nashville Sounds drops Game 4 to Iowa Cubs. (Nashville Sounds)

Ramon Laureano’s homer in the 7th not enough as Nashville Sounds drops Game 4 to Iowa Cubs. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs, 5-3

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA -The Nashville Sounds couldn’t hold an early lead Friday night and ultimately lost 5-3 to the Iowa Cubs in Game 2 of a doubleheader at Principal Park. The Sounds had won the first game of the day-night twinbill 8-3 to move their win streak to five. That matched a season-high, and it’s the second time this season their five-game win streak has been snapped by Iowa.

Franklin Barreto got the Sounds rolling in the first inning with a long two-run homer to left off Eddie Butler. It was Barreto’s 10th home run of the year in 50 games for the Sounds.

Nashville Sounds loses early lead, snaps five-game win streak. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds loses early lead, snaps five-game win streak. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds defeat Iowa Cubs 8-3 for Fifth Straight Win

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA -The Nashville Sounds pushed their winning streak to five games with an 8-3 win over the Iowa Cubs in game one of a doubleheader Friday afternoon at Principal Park.

Ramon Laureano led the charge offensively with a 3-for-5 day at the plate as the Sounds collected six extra-base hits. Laureano sparked a rally immediately when he lined a base hit down the right field line to start the game. The base knock extended his hitting streak to 11 games.

Franklin Barreto walked to put a pair of runners on base for Anthony Garcia who hit a deep drive into right field.

Nashville Sounds Matches Longest Winning Streak of 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Matches Longest Winning Streak of 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

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