Oklahoma City, OK – Despite having a lead in extra innings to put the pressure on the home team, the Nashville Sounds were unable to fight off the Oklahoma City RedHawks Thursday night at Chichasaw Bricktown Ballpark and lost the series finale 5-4 in the 14th inning. The teams split their final series of the season, 2-2.
After tying the game at four runs apiece with two outs in the 12th inning, the RedHawks finished the job in the 14th when Jose Martinez hit the game-winning double down the left-field line to score infielder Raoul Torrez.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds will host the division-rival Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs affiliate) to a four-game series at Greer Stadium from Friday, August 30th, to Monday, September 2nd, for the team’s final homestand of the 2013 season, presented by the Nashville SCENE.
The homestand will be highlighted by two fireworks shows, one Sounds CARE jersey auction, Fan Appreciation Day and a special night in which the Sounds will honor the South Nashville Little Leaguers.
Nashville’s Johnny Hellweg Picks Up 11th Win And 2 RBIs
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds converted 14 hits into seven runs Thursday night at Aces Ballprk to defeat the Reno Aces 7-3 in the series finale.
The win gives Nashville the series split and their 15th Thursday night win of the season (15-3).
The Sounds finish the road trip with a 4-4 record. Nashville strung together three runs in the second inning for the early 3-0 lead.
Nashville’s Sean Halton Hits Three-Run Bomb In Loss
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds were no match for the Reno Aces Tuesday night at Aces Ballpark, and gave up a season-high 14 runs in the 14-3 loss.
Trailing 3-2 in the sixth, the Aces batted around to hang six runs on the Sounds. In his first at-bat for Reno, Jake Fox lifted a pinch-hit single into centerfield off of reliever Tim Dillard to give the Aces a one-run lead. Both of the scoring runners reached base off of Zach Kroenke (5-14), who began the inning.
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.
Nashville’s Zach Kroenke Serves Up Six Scoreless; Blake Lalli Homers
Colorado Springs, CO – The Nashville Sounds broke away with a five-spot in the ninth inning to defeat the Colorado Sky Sox by a 6-1 margin Thursday night in the series opener at Security Service Field. The victory is Nashville’s ninth in their last 10 games.
The Sounds loaded the bases in the ninth before recording a hit in the inning, as Sean Halton walked, Hunter Morris reached on an error, and Blake Lalli on a sacrifice bunt fielder’s choice. Stephen Parker followed with a dribbler to first base which was misfielded by Ben Paulsen to allow the go-ahead run.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds held the visiting Tucson Padres to only three hits in the team’s seventh shutout victory of the season: a 3-0 win Tuesday night at Greer Stadium.
The Sounds wrap the homestand winning seven of the eight to complete their winningest homestand greater than four games since the 2003 season.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return to Greer Stadium on Tuesday, July 30th, for their ninth homestand of the season.
The stand is the last to feature eight games, beginning with a four-game series with the Las Vegas 51s (New York Mets affiliate) spanning July 30th-August 2nd, and another with the Tucson Padres (San Diego Padres affiliate).
The homestand will be highlighted by two fireworks shows, two giveaway nights, Star Wars Night and the final BURGER KING Throwback Thursday and Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS.
Featuring 2 Fireworks Shows, 2 Giveaways and the I-40 Cup Series Finale
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds return to Greer Stadium on Thursday, July 11th, for their seventh homestand of the season. The stand will feature one four-game series against the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds (St. Louis Cardinals affiliate) spanning July 11th-14th.
The series will be the finale of the four-part Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup Series, which is currently knotted at six wins apiece between the two clubs. Whoever wins the most games in the season series will be awarded the silver I-40 Cup. Nashville is the current holder, winning 9-7 in 2012. The Sounds will retain the cup with a season series spilt.
Written by Geno Grubbs
Clarksville, TN – In between the hot dogs and the fireworks as you celebrate this 4th of July, take a few moments to learn a few facts about Independence Day.
Back in 1776, the Second Continental Congress declared the United States of America an independent nation not on July 4th, as more than two centuries of Independence Day celebrations would suggest, but on July 2nd. «Read the rest of this article»
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