Topic: Greer Stadium
Tacoma, WA – Theavoided a four-game sweep Thursday night at Cheney Stadium, using the long ball to pick up an 11-2 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers.
The Sounds plated runs in six different innings, highlighted by Nashville’s explosive fifth. Already out to a 5-2 lead, catcher Blake Lalli and outfielder Josh Prince connected for back-to-back home runs off of Tacoma starter Jeremy Bonderman (2-4).
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Nashville, TN – Thereturn to Greer Stadium this Friday, May 24th, for their fourth homestand of the season: an eight-game stretch in which the team welcomes the Albuquerque Isotopes (Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate) for four games spanning May 24th-27th, and the division-rival Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs affiliate) from May 28th-31st.
Highlighting the homestand’s worth of promotions will be three fireworks extravaganzas, two giveaway nights, a special Memorial Day game and the first Sounds CARE Jersey Auction.
Nashville Homers Four Times In Loss; Stephen Parker With Two
Tacoma, WA – Despite 15 hits and four home runs Tuesday night at Cheney Stadium, thefell 8-7 to the Tacoma Rainiers.
The Sounds tied the game in the ninth inning after loading the bases with no outs. Outfielder Khris Davis, 3-for-5, drove a base hit up the middle to score Josh Prince, who reached base on balls. An intentional walk to catcher Blake Lalli loaded the bases again, but Nashville did not plate another.
Salt Lake City, UT – Despite holding three different two-run leads Sunday afternoon at Spring Mobile Ballpark, thewere on the losing end of an 8-7 extra-innings dogfight series finale against the Salt Lake Bees, splitting the series at two games apiece.
The Sounds had the Bees down to their last strike with a 7-6 lead in the bottom of the 10th inning, but Salt Lake catcher Luke Carlin spoiled Nashville’s chance for its first series win of the season by crushing a two-run homer off closer Rob Wooten (0-1) for the walk-off win.
Nashville’s Hellweg Throws Six Scoreless; Khris Davis Homers
Salt Lake City, UT – Theenjoyed a 7-2 victory over the Salt Lake Bees Thursday night at Spring Mobile Ballpark, highlighted by a five-run fifth inning and a quality start from pitcher Johnny Hellweg (2-4). The win snapped Nashville’s five-game losing streak.
Silencing the Bees early was Hellweg, who scattered four hits over six scoreless innings for the Sounds en route to his second win of the year and first since April 6th. The 6-foot-9 hurler walked six and fanned one, at times touching 101 mph on the in-park radar gun.
Nashville, TN – Theconnected for only four hits in Tuesday morning’s 9-0 loss at Greer Stadium to the visiting Sacramento River Cats, marking the second time this season the Sounds have been swept in a four-game series by their opponent.
The loss marks Nashville’s fifth in a row and the team’s fourth shutout loss of the season. The Sounds were outscored by Sacramento, 28-11, in the series.
Nashville, TN - The Sacramento River Cats took their third straight game from the, prevailing 8-4 on Monday evening at Greer Stadium.
River Cats starter Bruce Billings (3-2) turned in a quality start to post the victory, striking out eight batters while allowing three runs (one earned) on four hits over six innings of action. It marked the right-hander’s third quality start in his last four outings.
Nashville, TN - A late-game rally featuring back-to-back home runs by thecame up short Sunday afternoon at Greer Stadium, allowing the Sacramento River Cats to win 6-5 over the home team.
Down 6-2 in the eighth, the Sounds jumped back in the game with Khris Davis’ two-run jack to left field that stayed just fair. The home run was the 25-year-old’s second of the game, cracking his first in the fourth inning. Davis becomes the second Sound this season to have a two-homer game, matching Hunter Morris’ effort from April 12th. Davis has six hits with the Sounds this season: three are homers.
Tyler Thornburg Fans Season-High 10 For Nashville In Defeat
Nashville, TN - Middle Tennessee native Sonny Gray threw six shutout innings to lead the Sacramento River Cats to a 5-2 victory over thein front of a near-capacity crowd of 9,201 fans on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.
Gray (4-1), who grew up in nearby Smyrna, Tennessee and later starred at Vanderbilt, pitched as a professional for the first time in his hometown and authored a quality-start win for the third straight outing. The 23-year-old held the Sounds to three hits while striking out a season-high eight batters and walking five in his six scoreless frames.
Scooter Gennett, Stephen Parker and Rob Wooten Extend Streaks
Nashville, TN – Five hours and fifty-eight minutes after scheduled first pitch, thedropped the series finale against the Fresno Grizzlies by the score of 5-4 at Greer Stadium, splitting the series 2-2.
Tied 4-4 in the 12th, Fresno broke through with a one-out run on Hector Sanchez’s double to the right-field corner. The extra-base knock scored Brett Pill, who reached base by drawing a walk from Sounds reliever Travis Webb (0-1).
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