Topic: Jim Henderson
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 thelate 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.
In his first game with the Sounds and fifth overall during his rehab appearance, catcher Jonathan Lucroy went 3-for-4 with and RBI and three runs scored. The three runs scored matched a season-high by a Sounds player this season.
Caleb Gindl Drives In Pair and Dayton Buller Homers in Winning Effort
Metairie, LA – Theedged the New Orleans Zephyrs by a 3-2 margin on Sunday evening at Zephyr Field.
The win was the league-leading 22nd one-run victory of the year for the Sounds (45-56).
Second baseman Eric Farris paced the Nashville offense with a 3-for-4 effort to extend the Sounds’ longest active hitting streak to five games, the infielder’s sixth hit streak of five games or greater this season. Farris, who also stole a pair of bases in the contest, is batting .347 (33-for-95) over his last 28 contests.
Nashville, TN – Taylor Green blasted a walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Nashville Sounds a 4-3 win on Thursday night at Greer Stadium in the finale of a four-game set.
On the second pitch from Joe Ortiz (0-1), Green’s unloaded his second homer of the season and first since re-joining the Sounds from the Milwaukee Brewers.
The last-at-bat victory was the Nashville’s 13th of the season and gave the club a four-game series split with the Round Rock Express.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader against the Albuquerque Isotopes on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium to wrap up a rain-shortened series. The Sounds won the exciting opener, 2-1, and dropped a heart-breaking twinbill finale, 8-5.
Albuquerque took two of three from the Sounds in the rain-shortened series. Nashville split a doubleheader for the fifth time in 2012 and moved to 5-7 overall in doubleheader action.
In the opener, Logan Schafer belted a pair of homers, including a walkoff blast in the seventh inning, to power the Sounds to a 2-1 victory.
Enters Break With Ninth Win In Last 12 Contests
Memphis, TN – Right-hander Mark Rogers worked seven outstanding innings and combined with three reliever on a four-hit, 2-0 shutout of the Memphis Redbirds on Sunday evening at AutoZone Park in the finale of a five-game series.
With their league-leading 10th shutout victory, the red-hot Sounds (40-51) recorded a 4-1 series win against the cross-state rival Redbirds. Nashville enters the All-Star break with wins in nine of its last 12 contests.
Claudio Vargas Solid, Edwin Maysonet, Caleb Gindl Homer To ProvideRuns
Memphis, TN – Claudio Vargas combined with three relievers on a six-hit shutout and Edwin Maysonet and Caleb Gindl homered to lead the Sounds to a 2-0 victory over Memphis on Friday evening at AutoZone Park.
The win was Nashville’s PCL-leading ninth shutout of the year, two better than any other club (New Orleans ranks second with seven). The Sounds (38-51) have won seven of their last 10 contests.
Vargas (3-1) twirled six scoreless innings, scattering five hits and striking out three batters, to earn the victory. It marked the right-hander’s second quality start among his 10 Nashville outings.
Memphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds beat the division-rival Memphis Redbirds, 6-4, on Independence Day at AutoZone Park in the opener of a five-game series.
Shortstop Edwin Maysonet went 3-for-4 with a double, RBI, and run scored while Corey Patterson went yard for the second straight game.
Nashville starter Tyler Thornburg (1-0) picked up a victory in his Triple-A debut. The 23-year-old gave up two runs on five hits while striking out six with 66 pitches (49 strikes) in five innings of work.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds edged the division-rival Iowa Cubs in a 13-12, slugfest marathon on Sunday night at Greer Stadium to gain sole possession of second place in the PCL American Conference Northern Division.
The 13 runs scored was the highest run-output by the Sounds (35-49) in 2012 and third double-digit scoring output, which have come against all three of the Sounds’ divisional opponents. Nashville scored all 13 of its runs in the first five innings, highlighted by an eight-run fifth inning, which was a season-high.
Reliever To Represent Sounds, Pacific Coast League At Triple-A All-Star Game On July 11th In Buffalo
Nashville, TN –pitcher Jim Henderson has been named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team and will represent the Sounds on the 30-man squad that takes on the International League stars in the 25th Annual Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 11th at Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo, New York.
Henderson was selected as a reserve for the contest by the PCL office. «Read the rest of this article»
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