Topic: Jeff Bianchi
Oklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds were held to only three hits by Oklahoma City pitchers Wednesday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, while RedHawks batters put up six runs on 13 hits to win 6-2 and hand Nashville its seventh consecutive road loss. The loss gives Oklahoma City the series victory with still one game remaining.
Three RedHawks pitchers combined for the three-hitter, led by starter Wes Musick (2-0), who turned in six strong innings en route to his second win of the season. The southpaw fired four strikeouts and held Nashville to one run on two hits. Relievers Eric Berger and Jason Stoffel finished out the final three innings for the ‘Hawks.
Nashville Blows Early Six-Run Lead In 9-8 Loss At Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK – The Sounds squandered an early six-run lead as Oklahoma City RedHawks plated eight unanswered runs en route to a 9-8 victory over the Sounds on Monday evening at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in the opener of a four-game series.
The game featured 17 runs and 27 hits, including 13 extra-base knocks, in the contest. The teams had combined for only 13 total runs in their three-game series in Nashville in early April.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds dropped two games in Sunday afternoon’s twin billing at Greer Stadium, allowing the Memphis Redbirds to tie the four-game series 2-2, losing 1-0 in the opener and 2-1 in the nightcap.
After 13 innings without a run, Nashville finally pushed one across the plate in the seventh inning of game two, when Redbirds pitcher Eric Fornataro balked with Joey Paciorek on third, who was pinch running for catcher Dayton Buller.
Bianchi Homers, Scores Two Runs For Nashville In Losing Effort
Nashville, TN – Left-hander Will Smith turned in a dominant start and the Omaha offense erupted for a nine-run inning during the Storm Chasers’ 12-3 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Monday evening at Greer Stadium.
Smith (2-1) struck out eight batters while holding the Sounds to one run on five hits over six innings of action to earn the victory. Four Storm Chasers pitchers combined to rack up 14 K’s on the night.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds snapped their four-game losing streak in a big way on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium, defeating the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers, 11-5, in the opener of a four-game series.
Nashville (5-9) erupted for season highs of 11 runs and 14 hits in the victory. Cole Garner highlighted the offensive outburst with a seventh-inning grand slam, the outfielder’s team-leading fourth home run of the year. Scooter Gennett added three hits and three runs scored for the Sounds.
Sean Halton Homers Twice In Losing Effort As Nashville Blows Five-Run Lead
Round Rock, TX – Round Rock overcame a five-run deficit to force extras and a two-out Ryan Spilborghs single in the bottom of the eleventh inning gave the Express a 7-6 victory over the Nashville Sounds late Wednesday evening at The Dell Diamond in the opener of a five-game series.
The contest was the Sounds’ PCL-leading 16th extra-inning affair of the year (6-10 in those games).
The Sounds (61-71) scored in the top of the first inning, eventually built a five-run advantage, and led for the entire game until Round Rock rallied in the bottom of the ninth against Rob Wooten to send it to extras. Since the promotion of All-Star closer Jim Henderson to the Milwaukee Brewers on July 26th, the Nashville bullpen has nine blown saves in 12 opportunities.
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Papillion, NE – Outfielder Caleb Gindl belted a pair of two-run homers to power the Nashville Sounds to a 7-0 shutout victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers on Tuesday night at Werner Park in the finale of a four-game series.
Nashville matched a season-high with 16 hits on the evening, while the bottom three hitters in the Sounds lineup combined for nine knocks, five RBIs, and six runs scored. Shortstop Jeff Bianchi (4-for-4) was a triple short of the cycle, reaching base safely in all five of his plate appearances and scoring three runs. Catcher Humberto Quintero also added two hits from the nine hole.
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Papillion, NE – Former Brewers prospect Jake Odorizzi held the Nashville offense in check and Omaha belted three home runs as the Storm Chasers handed the Nashville Sounds a 5-1 defeat on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park.
Odorizzi (10-2) allowed only one run on four hits over seven innings of work, walking two and striking out a pair of batters during his 86-pitch effort. The right-hander lowered his ERA to 2.80 at the Triple-A level and picked up his 14th overall victory, one off the minor league lead.
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Papillion, NE – The Omaha Storm Chasers beat the Nashville Sounds, 5-3, behind seven strong innings from starter Ryner Verdugo on Saturday night at Werner Park in the opener of a four-game series.
The loss eliminated the Sounds from the playoff contention and gave the Storm Chasers their second consecutive PCL American Conference Northern Division title.
Nashville Takes Three Of Four From Tacoma To Conclude Homestand
Nashville, TN – Taylor Green went 3-for-4 with a pair of homers and Brian Baker tossed six scoreless innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 7-2 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers in front of 7,411 fans on Friday evening at Greer Stadium.
Baker (3-4) continued his recent solid pitching, allowing two hits and fanning seven over his six scoreless frames to record his third victory of the year. The right-hander, who has worked 11.0 scoreless frames over his last two starts, has posted a 2.66 ERA (15er/50.2ip) in his last 10 PCL outings.
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