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Nashville Sounds 2019 Schedule

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced its 2019 schedule, complete with home and away game times for all 140 games.

The 42nd season in club history begins at home as the Sounds host the Iowa Cubs on Thursday, April 4th at 6:35pm. Opening Day is part of a five-game season-opening homestand at First Tennessee Park. It’s the first time since 2016 that the Sounds open the season in Nashville.

“As the Sounds enter the fifth season at First Tennessee Park, there is true excitement around the 2019 campaign,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse. “The affiliation with the Texas Rangers, coupled with the rebrand has brought positive energy to our staff, and hopefully to the best fans in Minor League Baseball here in Nashville.”

Nashville Sounds Fifth Season at First Tennessee Park Begins on April 4th.

Nashville Sounds Fifth Season at First Tennessee Park Begins on April 4th.

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Nashville named Best Minor League Baseball Town in America for 2018

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The City of Nashville and the Nashville Sounds have been named home of the best minor league baseball town in America, according to SmartAsset.

“This is a tremendous honor for the City of Nashville and our fans,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse. “We strive to represent the organization positively inside and outside of First Tennessee Park, and we believe this confirms that commitment.” 

Based in New York City, SmartAsset is a business that helps people make smart financial decisions. SmartAsset looks at nine metrics when formulating scores for each minor league city and team. The following metrics are broken down into two sections to create a score.

City of Nashville and Nashville Sounds’ Franchise Garner Top Spot for Second Straight Year.

City of Nashville and Nashville Sounds’ Franchise Garner Top Spot for Second Straight Year.

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Nashville Sounds drop close one to Memphis Redbirds, 2-1

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds came out on the wrong end of a 2-1 score Sunday night against the Memphis Redbirds in front of a season-high 11,692 fans at First Tennessee Park.

Nashville’s Eric Jokisch and Memphis’ Jake Woodford battled it out on the mound as both starters looked sharp. For Woodford it was his first start in his last six in which he allowed fewer than four runs. He gave up just one run on three hits in six innings. He struck out the side in the first inning and did not record another strikeout in his final five frames.

Nashville Sounds Fans Set Single-Season Attendance Record Saturday night. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Fans Set Single-Season Attendance Record Saturday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose to Memphis Redbirds 8-1 at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Adam Wainwright tossed five shutout innings to lead the Memphis Redbirds to an 8-1 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 9,956 fans at First Tennessee Park Saturday night.

In his second Major League rehab start against the Sounds in less than a week, Wainwright scattered five hits, walked two and struck out seven in the winning effort. Wainwright was in a jam in the bottom of the fifth when Nashville loaded the bases against the veteran right-hander but he struck out Jorge Mateo to end the threat.

Memphis grabbed a 3-0 lead in the third with five hits off Nashville starter Raul Alcantara. Wilfredo Tovar started the scoring with a two-run single and Lane Thomas bounced into a fielder’s choice to knock in another run.

Nashville Sounds pitcher Adam Wainwright Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Rehab Start. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds pitcher Adam Wainwright Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Rehab Start. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds beat Memphis Redbirds 5-1 at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Jorge Mateo collected three hits and scored three runs to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 5-1 win over the Memphis Redbirds in front of a sellout crowd of 11,282 Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

The speedy shortstop delivered one of the highlights of the night when he tripled into the right-center gap in the second inning. Mateo’s triple was his 16th of the season – a single-season franchise record.

Nashville built an early lead thanks to Anthony Garcia’s 24th home run of the season.

Shortstop Jorge Mateo Sets Nashville Sounds' Single-Season Triples Record. (Nashville Sounds)

Shortstop Jorge Mateo Sets Nashville Sounds’ Single-Season Triples Record. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds hosts Memphis Redbirds for seasons final series

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club returns to First Tennessee Park for their final homestand of the 2018 season set to begin on Friday, August 31st, 2018.

The Sounds welcome the Memphis Redbirds, the Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, for a four-game series.

Below is a preview for each game of the homestand:

Two Fireworks Shows, Paradise at the Park, Labor Day Weekend Celebration Highlight Nsahville Sounds Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

Two Fireworks Shows, Paradise at the Park, Labor Day Weekend Celebration Highlight Nsahville Sounds Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose to New Orleans Baby Cakes in Extras, 5-4

 

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Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds wrapped up the road portion of their 2018 schedule in heart-breaking fashion Thursday night as they fell to the New Orleans Baby Cakes 5-4 in 10 innings. Chris Bostick’s two-out single in the 10th secured the victory for New Orleans.

Metairie native Jeremy Bleich pitched the 10th inning for the Sounds and took the loss as he allowed a walk and a base hit in the final frame. Bleich induced a fielder’s choice, which retired the designated runner trying to advance to third base to begin the game. He then walked Christian Adames and two batters later surrendered the game-ending base hit to Bostick.

Nashville Sounds Finishes 31-39 on the Road in 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Finishes 31-39 on the Road in 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds score late to beat New Orleans Baby Cakes, 5-4

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Beau Taylor’s clutch base hit in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Nashville Sounds to a 5-4 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes in front of 9,387 fans at First Tennessee Park Sunday night.

Taylor’s line drive single to left-center scored Anthony Garcia from third to snap a 4-4 deadlock. Garcia doubled with one out and moved to third on a wild pitch just moments before Taylor’s go-ahead single off New Orleans reliever Nick Wittgren.

Nashville closer Liam Hendriks had to wiggle out of a jam in the ninth to lock in the win. Chad Wallach started the inning with a single to right-center.

Nashville Sounds catcher Beau Taylor's Go-Ahead Base Hit Helps Snap Four-Game Skid. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds catcher Beau Taylor’s Go-Ahead Base Hit Helps Snap Four-Game Skid. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall to New Orleans Baby Cakes 6-5 at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – After going on a franchise-record-matching 15-game winning streak, the Nashville Sounds have now matched a season-long losing streak as they dropped their fourth straight game Saturday night to the New Orleans Baby Cakes 6-5. 10,739 fans came out to First Tennessee Park to witness the action.

Five Sounds pitchers combined to walk nine-batters to set a new single-game season-high.

After four solid innings, Sounds starter Jesus Luzardo ran into trouble in the fifth. The 20-year-old walked three batters on the night, all of which came in the fifth inning. He fanned six batters in the game while allowing just three hits.

Nashville Sounds Issue a Season-High Nine Walks in Defeat to New Orleans Baby Cakes. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Issue a Season-High Nine Walks in Defeat to New Orleans Baby Cakes. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds, Ashley HomeStore to hold Third Annual “Hope to Dream” event

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds and Ashley HomeStore are set to host the third annual “Hope to Dream” event at First Tennessee Park on Monday, August 20th, 2018.

The annual “Hope to Dream” event is designed to give 50 children from the Boys & Girls Club of Middle Tennessee their own bed. 25 of the 50 children will come to First Tennessee Park with no knowledge they are about to receive their very own bed set, complete with a twin mattress set, pillow, sheets and comforter.

50 Children to be Surprised with a Free Bed Set at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

50 Children to be Surprised with a Free Bed Set at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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