Topic: Memphis Redbirds
A.J. Gaura becomes Volunteer Assistant
In addition, Janssen announced former Govs pitcher A.J. Gaura will move into the team’s volunteer coach position for the upcoming season.
Rehabbing Reliever Sean Doolittle Strikes Out Three, Allows Solo Homer
Des Moines, IA – The Sounds were on the winning side of a tight game Tuesday night, stealing the series opener against the Cubs at Principal Park by a score of 3-2.
Both teams recorded just seven hits, but Nashville never trailed Iowa. Sounds pitching struck out 11 and never walked a batter at any point during the win.
The Sounds stayed on par with a season storyline by scoring a run in the first inning. Andy Parrino found himself in the leadoff spot for just the fourth time this year and made an impact right out of the gate with a double to left. After a groundout advanced the shortstop to third, reigning PCL Player of the Week Ryan Roberts scored him with a sacrifice fly.
Jake Smolinski Goes 2-for-4, Raises Average to .427
Nashville, TN – The Memphis Redbirds won The Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup with an 11-2 victory over the Nashville Sounds in front of 8,401 fans at First Tennessee Park on Sunday night.
Dean Anna led the contest off with a double and from there the hits just kept coming for Memphis. The Redbirds tagged Sounds starter Brad Mills for a season-high seven runs, chasing him after four plus innings. Dan Johnson and Tommy Pham led the way for the Redbirds, combining to go 5-for-6 with three runs and four RBI off the Sounds southpaw, as Memphis took an 8-0 lead after five.
Standing Room Only Crowd Of 11,043 Marks Third-Largest At First Tennessee Park
Nashville, TN – The Sounds jumped all over the Redbirds early on Saturday night and held on for a 4-1 victory in front of a sellout crowd of 11,043 at First Tennessee Park.
The packed house was the 17th sellout in the inaugural season at First Tennessee Park. The win gives Nashville an 8-7 lead in The Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup series with the final game set for tomorrow evening.
The home team put up a two spot on the scoreboard in the first inning courtesy of their third home run of the series. Jake Smolinski took his turn trotting around the bases when he stayed back on a John Gast changeup and just cleared the right field wall. Joey Wendle scored on Smolinski’s seventh home run during Triple-A play this season and the Sounds were off to a 2-0 lead.
Jason Pridie Raises Season Average To .301 With Three Hits
Nashville, TN – The Sounds and Redbirds busted out the bats for a combined 25 hits on Friday night at First Tennessee Park but Nashville fell to Memphis, 7-4.
Nashville’s loss evened The Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup series at 7-7. The Sounds pounded out 10 hits on the night, led by Jason Pridie’s three hits and Max Muncy’s three RBIs.
The top of the Nashville lineup continued to click, scoring a run in the first inning for the fourth straight game. Joey Wendle singled with one away, his seventh hit of the series, and scored when Jake Smolinski dropped a single in shallow right field.
Dan Otero Throws Three Scoreless in First Career Start
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds cruised to an 8-0, seven-inning win over the Memphis Redbirds on Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.
The Sounds immediately jumped on Redbirds spot-starter Tyler Waldron. Joey Wendle started the rally with a single, then Jason Pridie walked and Jake Smolinski reached on an infield single to load the bases for Max Muncy.
Muncy then walked to drive in a run. In his first career Triple-A plate appearance, Rangel Ravelo came up next and delivered for Nashville, knocking in two with a single and the Sounds led 3-0.
Barry Zito Hurls Six One-Hit Innings
Nashville, TN – Trailing 3-0, the Nashville Sounds scored eight unanswered runs, defeating Memphis 8-3 at First Tennessee Park on Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.
The contest was the completion from a suspended game from the night before. The two teams got through a half-inning of action on Wednesday before rain ended play. In that half-inning on Wednesday, Sounds starter Nate Long was responsible for giving up three runs on two hits, struggling with his control, walking three batters in the frame.
Nashville, TN – This season, Minor League Baseball (MiLB) named DeVry University as the “Official Education and Career Development Partner of Minor League Baseball.” This summer, MiLB and DeVry University are recognizing outstanding undergraduate and graduate students from the university who demonstrate citizenship, personal and academic leadership, and dedication to their fields of study as the “Student of the Month.”
Amanda Obson from the DeVry University campus in Nashville, Tennessee, is one of 25 students nationwide to receive this honor. Obson will be honored Friday, August 7th, at the game against the Memphis Redbirds.
Nashville, TN – Wednesday night’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Memphis Redbirds at First Tennessee Park has been suspended due to rain. The game will be made up on Thursday as part of a doubleheader that will begin at 6:05pm.
The second game will follow approximately 30 minutes from the end of the first game and will be a seven-inning contest. The Redbirds will turn to top prospect Marco Gonzalez (0-2, 6.13) in the latter game, while the Sounds will give the ball to Barry Zito (7-7, 3.64).
Faith Night Concert and Girl Scout Night Highlight Sounds Five-Game Homestand With Cross-State Rival Redbirds
Nashville, TN – Beginning on Wednesday August 5th, the Nashville Sounds will commence a five-game homestand with cross-state rival Memphis (Triple-A St. Louis Cardinals). The Redbirds currently lead the Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup Series, 6-5.
The Sounds have some exciting events coming up, including a Back-to-School Backpack giveaway, Girls Scout Night, Faith Night Concert and Fox 17 Friday Night Firework show.
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