Topic: Greer Stadium
Nashville, TN – Nashville Sounds pitcher Jharel Cotton has been named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for his performance from August 8th-14th, the league announced this afternoon.
The right-hander made one start for the Sounds during the week and turned in a masterful performance. In an August 9th outing in Round Rock, Texas, Cotton narrowly missed a perfect game and settled for a one-hit, complete game shutout.
Jason Pridie Belts Team-Leading 8th Homer
Nashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers narrowly edged the Nashville Sounds 4-3 at First Tennessee Park in game one of their four-game series at First Tennessee Park.
The game marked the first time Nashville and Omaha have played one another in 392 days. Thursday night’s game featured four lead changes and a tie, proving it to be well worth the wait.
Much to the delight of the 10,366 fans packed into the Sounds new park, the latest episode of the Jason Pridie show aired.
Left-Hander Barry Zito Extends Scoreless Streak To 21 Innings Over Last Three Starts
Nashville, TN – Barry Zito extended his scoreless streak and shut down the Bees on Friday night, leading Nashville to a 1-0 win in front of a record-setting 11,482 fans at First Tennessee Park.
The Sounds moved to 8-2 in their last 10 games and won six of eight during the homestand. They also improved to 9-11 in one-run contests, while the shutout was their sixth this season.
Zito did not begin his league-leading 12th start the way he wanted to, but was on point by the end of his outing. The Bees had base runners from the first batter until the fourth inning, but the veteran eventually settled in.
Left-Hander Brad Mills Tosses Fifth Straight Quality Start To Earn Win
Sacramento, CA – Brad Mills pitched brilliantly and Jason Pridie smoked a two-run triple in the eighth inning to propel the Sounds over Sacramento and secure the sweep against the River Cats with a 3-2 win at Raley Field on Thursday afternoon.
The four-game series sweep was Nashville’s first since June 9th-12th, 2014, when the Sounds swept the Reno Aces at Greer Stadium. It was also the first time the Sounds have swept the River Cats since the two teams began playing in 2000. The win propelled Nashville to a four-game winning streak, their best mark this season.
Tie Franchise Doubles Mark in the Win
Sacramento, CA – The Nashville Sounds won their third straight game over Sacramento, routing the River Cats 11-4 at Raley Field on Wednesday night.
The Sounds roughed up San Francisco Giants rehabbing starter Jake Peavy early and often on the night. Jason Pridie hit his team-leading 5th homer of the season to start the second inning, smacking the 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner’s pitch off the right field foul pole.
The following batter, Kent Matthes hit his 16th double of the season. He then scored on a Bryan Anderson ground-rule double on the very next pitch and the Sounds led 2-0. Anderson and the Sounds were just getting started.
Nashville Sounds announce Middle Tennessee Hyundai Dealers as Founding Partner at First Tennessee Park
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Multi-Year Deal Includes Naming Rights On Left Field Picnic Deck
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club is excited to announce the Middle Tennessee Hyundai Dealers Association as one the team’s three founding partners at brand-new First Tennessee Park, which opens next month.
The multi-year sponsorship – which involves seven area dealers – makes Hyundai the Sounds’ exclusive automotive partner within their category.
Other included elements are: naming rights sponsorship of the “Hyundai Deck” at First Tennessee Park, the outdoor seating area located in left field that provides group hospitality and a spectacular view of the playing field.
VUMC To Provide All On-Field Sports Medicine & Event Medical Needs For Sounds Through Multi-Year Agreement
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club is excited to announce Vanderbilt University Medical Center as the first of the team’s three founding partners at brand-new First Tennessee Park, which opens next month.
Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, which is part of VUMC’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, will serve as the official sports medicine provider for Sounds players and on-field personnel, and will hold an exclusive presence within the ballpark in terms of hospitals and health care.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club is pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated that makes Coca-Cola the official soft drink and water provider for the brand-new First Tennessee Park, which opens in April in North Nashville.
The agreement ensures that Sounds fans will continue to enjoy the wide variety of Coke brand fountain and bottled sodas and drinks that have been long-term staples at Sounds’ concession stands, including Coca-Cola Classic and Dasani Water.
New Ballpark To Create Part-Time Employment Opportunities For 250-300 Game day Staff
Nashville, TN – Due to low turnouts caused by last week’s inclement weather, the Nashville Sounds will host an additional job fair tomorrow (Tuesday, February 24th) at Greer Stadium to fill seasonal job openings for the upcoming 2015 season at brand new First Tennessee Park.
The Sounds and Centerplate, the team’s food & beverage service provider, will combine to hire between 250 and 300 game day employees to operate the state-of-the-art ballpark, which opens in April in North Nashville.
Thursday’s Fair At Greer Postponed Due To Weather; Team Will Host Job Fairs On Saturday and Tuesday
Nashville, TN – Due to safety concerns related to the inclement weather this week, the Nashville Sounds have adjusted their upcoming job fair schedule, including postponing Thursday’s planned event at Greer Stadium.
Thursday’s postponed job fair has been rescheduled for next Tuesday (February 24th) at Greer Stadium from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
The team will host its other job fair, as scheduled, on Saturday morning (February 21st) from 10:00am to 2:00pm in Room 201 of the Music City Center.
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