Topic: Memphis Redbirds
Season Tickets On Sale Now For 72-Game Slate
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds announced their 2014 playing schedule today and will host 72 games at Greer Stadium during their 37th season of competition.
Nashville kicks off the Pacific Coast League season on Thursday, April 3rd in Omaha as part of a season-opening, eight-game road trip before beginning their 2014 home slate in Music City on Friday, April 11th, also against Omaha. The Sounds will conclude the season with a road trip, playing their final home contest on Wednesday, August 27th.
Sounds Allow Franchise-Most 20 Runs In Loss
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds surrendered the most runs in the franchise’s 36-year history Monday night at Greer Stadium, losing 20-2 to the visiting Round Rock Express.
The Sounds previous high of 19 runs allowed, which happened on four occasions, was surpassed in the eighth inning when Aaron Cunningham hit his second home run of the night, a two-run jack off the clock in the guitar scoreboard.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds lost 3-2 to the Memphis Redbirds Sunday night at Greer Stadium in the deciding contest of the 16-game season series. The loss gives the Redbirds their first Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup Series Championship, winning the season series versus the Sounds nine games to seven.
The Sounds entered the year as defending champs and would have retained the cup with a series split. With two-outs in the top of the sixth inning, the Redbirds touched Sounds starting pitcher Chris Narveson (2-6) for two run-scoring singles to take the 3-2 lead. Chad Huffman hit a single to centerfield to tie the game and Audry Perez followed with the go-ahead knock, his first Triple-A hit, which proved to be the game winner.
Nashville, TN - Memphis Plates Three With Two Outs In Final Frame To Rally For Victory The Memphis Redbirds scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning to stun the Nashville Sounds, 5-4, in front of 9,201 fans on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.
Nashville led 4-2 in the ninth and Kyle Heckathorn retired the first two batters of the frame before four consecutive Redbirds reached base against him, capped by Chris Swauger’s bases-loaded, go-ahead three-run double. Heckathorn (6-3) suffered the loss while failing to convert his first save opportunity of the season.
Laffey Allows One Earned Run In Sounds Debut; Morris Homers
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds lost 6-3 in extra innings Friday night before 9,644 fans at Greer Stadium as the Redbirds’ Brock Peterson connected for a bases-clearing single that proved to be the game winner for Memphis.
Tied 3-3 in the top of the 11th inning, Sounds reliever Travis Webb (1-4) loaded the bases with a two outs to set the table for Peterson’s drive to centerfield. Webb took the loss, his fourth of the year, allowing three runs in two-innings of work.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds snapped a six-game skid with a 7-6 victory over the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium in front of 7,721 fans in the opener of a four-game series.
Every Sounds starter recorded a hit in the contest except Hunter Morris, who drove in a run. Kentrail Davis enjoyed a successful Triple-A debut, going 2-for-4 with a pair of extra-base hits and an RBI on the night to pace three Nashville players with multiple-hit efforts.
Albuquerque, NM – The Albuquerque Isotopes wrapped up a three-game sweep of the Nashville Sounds with a 9-2 victory on Wednesday evening at Isotopes Park.
Nashville (32-62), which committed a season-high four errors in the contest, suffered its sixth consecutive loss to conclude a 1-6 road trip.
Albuquerque grabbed a 2-0 lead against Zach Kroenke in the first inning.
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds allowed a season-high 18 hits in Tuesday night’s 10-1 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes. The loss gives the ‘Topes the series win with still one game remaining in the three-game set at Isotopes Park.
Sounds starting pitcher Chris Narveson (2-5) had a rough night, allowing nine runs to the Isotopes over 4 1/3 innings. He allowed 12 hits to Albuquerque batters, the most surrendered by a Sounds pitcher this season, to take his fifth loss. He fanned one and walked one.
Featuring 2 Fireworks Shows, 2 Giveaways and the I-40 Cup Series Finale
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds return to Greer Stadium on Thursday, July 11th, for their seventh homestand of the season. The stand will feature one four-game series against the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds (St. Louis Cardinals affiliate) spanning July 11th-14th.
The series will be the finale of the four-part Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup Series, which is currently knotted at six wins apiece between the two clubs. Whoever wins the most games in the season series will be awarded the silver I-40 Cup. Nashville is the current holder, winning 9-7 in 2012. The Sounds will retain the cup with a season series spilt.
Memphis, TN - The Nashville Sounds were unable to figure out either side of the Memphis Redbirds Sunday night at AutoZone Park, who limited Nashville to three hits in the decisive 13-3 loss. As a result, Memphis wins the four-game series 3-1.
Trailing 4-0 in the fourth inning, Sounds slugger Hunter Morris came up with a three-run home run to right field to pull Nashville to within one. The homer, Morris’ 18th of the season, scored Scooter Gennett and Josh Prince.
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