Colorado Springs, Colorado - The Nashville Sounds never held a lead in either game of the team’s doubleheader against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Security Service Field Saturday evening, losing the opener 6-2 and the nightcap by a 4-2 margin.
In game one, the Sky Sox snapped a seven-game skid by hanging a 6-2 loss on the Sounds.
Colorado Springs right-hander Chris Volstad (6-4) worked a seven-inning complete game to earn his first victory since June. The veteran authored a quality start, holding the Sounds to two runs on seven hits in his seven frames, and helped his own cause with a go-ahead RBI single in the contest.
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds rallied to overcome five home runs delivered by the New Orleans Zephyrs Tuesday afternoon at Zephyr Field to win the series finale 7-5.
Down 4-2 in the eighth, the Sounds worked the bases loaded with no outs to spark the beginning of their late-game rally. Catcher Anderson De La Rosa cut the Z’s lead to one by nubbing an RBI ground out to first base, scoring Hainley Statia, who singled to lead off the frame.
Des Moines, IA - The Nashville Sounds twice pulled to within one run of the Iowa Cubs Thursday night at Principal Park, but never got over the hump, losing by the final score of 6-4.
Sounds pitcher Frankie De La Cruz (1-7), in his first start since May 24th, allowed a quick 3-0 lead to the Cubs in the first inning. With runners on first and second, infielder Junior Lake pushed a single past a diving Blake Davis to score Iowa’s first run. Shortstop Donnie Murphy, 3-for-3, followed with a double down the right-field line to plate two more runs.
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.
The three-game OVC series is now down to a May 5th doubleheader, starting at 11:00am., to wrap up the regular season at Central Park – just off the Murray State campus.Despite the cancelled game May 4th, the Lady Govs are still in the running for a berth into the OVC post-season tournament, with Morehead State losing both of its games to Eastern Kentucky on May 4th by scores of 3-1 and 4-3. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will play host to arguably the hottest team in the Ohio Valley Conference this weekend at Cheryl Holt Field as Southern Illinois Edwardsville comes to Clarksville for a three-game conference series. The two teams open things up with a noon, Saturday doubleheader and conclude with a noon, Sunday single game.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University first baseman Craig Massoni was named the Ohio Valley Conference’s “Player of the Week,” Monday.
Massoni, of Danville, CA, batted .385 in three games last week, with a home run and seven RBI. The bulk of his week’s effort came in a monstrous 3-for-4, six RBI outing against Southern Illinois, Tuesday.
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Clarksville, TN — Austin Peay State University’s baseball team saw its seven-game win streak come to an end in the second game of a doubleheader, Sunday afternoon at Raymond C. Hand Field, as Michigan State held on for a 4-3 win in the night cap after the Govs had taken the opening contest, 7-2.
Nashville Sounds win one and lose one against the New Orleans Zephyrs in Doubleheader Action Saturday
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Metarie, LA – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader with the New Orleans Zephyrs on Saturday evening at Zephyr Field. The Sounds dropped the opener, 4-2, and scored two late runs in the twinbill finale for a 3-1 victory. The doubleheader made up last night’s rainout.
In the nightcap, the Sounds scored two runs in the top of the 7th inning to hand the New Orleans a 3-1 defeat in the second-game of a doubleheader.
Doubleheader Scheduled For Saturday Evening In New Orleans
Metairie, LA – Tonight’s scheduled series opener at Zephry Field between the Nashville Sounds and New Orleans Zephyrs has been postponed due to torrential downpours throughout the day.
The game will be made up as part of a 5:00pm doubleheader on Saturday evening, when the two teams will play a pair of seven-inning games.
Sounds righty Wily Peralta (5-8, 5.10) will toe the rubber against New Orleans right-hander Tom Koehler (9-8, 3.64) in Saturday’s opener. Nashville’s starter in the finale is TBA and will be faced by Zephyrs righty J.D. Martin (5-7, 6.53).
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