Topic: Fred Dabney
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds – the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers – have announced their tentative Opening Day 28-man roster, a group highlighted by three of the organization’s top 10 prospects, 15 returning players from the 2013 squad, and 11 members of Milwaukee’s 40-man roster.
Nashville will have to make three roster moves by Thursday’s opener to get to the 25-man active limit.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds have announced that Rick Sweet will serve as the team’s field manager for the 2014 season.
The 61-year-old Sweet becomes the 25th manager in the Sounds’ 37-year franchise history and will be joined by a returning coaching staff. Coach Bob Skube , pitching coach Fred Dabney, trainer Aaron Hoback, and strength & conditioning specialist Andrew Emmick all were previously announced as returning for another season in Music City in 2014.
Nashville, TN – Darnell Coles, who had been announced as the Nashville Sounds’ 2014 manager last month, has accepted a position as the assistant hitting coach with the Detroit Tigers.
Coles had served as a minor league instructor in the Milwaukee Brewers system from 2010-13, including the past two years as manager at Double-A Huntsville.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds welcome Darnell Coles as the team’s field manager for the 2014 season, replacing two-year Sounds skipper Mike Guerrero, who was promoted to the Milwaukee Brewers’ coaching staff earlier this off season.
The 51-year-old Coles becomes the 25th manager in the Sounds’ 37-year franchise history and will be joined by a returning coaching staff. Coach Bob Skube, pitching coach Fred Dabney, trainer Aaron Hoback, and strength & conditioning specialist Andrew Emmick will all return for another season in Music City in 2014.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds – the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers – have announced their tentative Opening Day 25-man roster, a group highlighted by the Brewers’ 2012 minor league player and pitcher of the year, nine returning players from the 2012 squad, and eight members of Milwaukee’s 40-man roster.
Well-decorated first baseman Hunter Morris advances to Nashville after an outstanding 2012 campaign at Double-A Huntsville, where he netted Southern League MVP honors, a minor league Gold Glove Award, and was named the Brewers’ Robin Yount Performance Award winner as the organization’s player of the year.
Skube Tapped As Coach, Dabney Returns As Pitching Coach
Nashville, TN – Mike Guerrero, who led Nashville to a 67-77 record in 2012, will return to Music City for his second year as the Sounds’ manager in 2013, the team announced today.
Guerrero will be joined on the Nashville Sounds bench by returning pitching coach Fred Dabney and strength and conditioning specialist Andrew Emmick as well as a pair of new faces: coach Bob Skube and trainer Aaron Hoback.
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West Sacramento, CA – Designated hitter Daric Barton was hit in the knee by Donovan Hand with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Sacramento River Cats a 1-0 shutout victory over the Nashville Sounds in the finale of a four-game set on Wednesday afternoon at Raley Field.
Brandon Hicks hit a ground-rule double on the first pitch from Hand to begin the bottom of the 10th inning, which was lost in the sun by center fielder Logan Schafer. Hicks later moved to third on a couple of walks, and scored the winning run as Barton was struck by Hand’s off-speed pitch. Hand and pitching coach Fred Dabney both argued that Barton leaned into the pitch after the game ended.
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West Sacramento, CA – Shane Peterson belted a pair of home runs to highlight a 12-hit attack in Sacramento’s 8-3 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Sunday evening at Raley Field in the opener of a four-game series.
Nashville got off to a quick start against rehabbing Sacramento starter Brett Anderson, plating three runs in the top of the first inning.
Caleb Gindl put the Sounds on the board with a one-out solo homer to right, his ninth roundtripper of the year. The blast extended the outfielder’s hitting streak to a season-best eight games. Khris Davis followed with a single and scored the second Nashville run of the inning on Sean Halton’s two-out RBI double to center. Jordan Brown concluded the scoring by plating Halton with a single to right.
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Tucson, AZ – The Nashville Sounds lost to the Tucson Padres by a score of 6-2 on Saturday evening in the third game of a four-game series at Kino Stadium.
The Sounds are just 5-16 when playing away from Greer Stadium this season, and have been held to two runs or less in 13 of their 21 road games.
Both runs came courtesy of solo homers in the first two innings by outfielders Logan Schafer and Corey Patterson
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds dropped an 8-3 series finale to the Albuquerque Isotopes on Monday afternoon at Isotopes Park. With the loss, Nashville dropped three of four to Albuquerque in the series and moved to a PCL worst 9-21 on the season, which matches last year’s Sounds club.
With a 3-1 lead entering the fourth inning, Albuquerque scored seven unanswered runs to win and take the series.
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