Topic: Memphis Redbirds
Nashville, TN – The Memphis Redbirds used a solid start from veteran right-hander Jerome Williams to top the Nashville Sounds, 5-2, in front of a sell-out crowd of 10,092 Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.
Memphis took the first two games of the series and the Thursday’s finale to take three of four from Nashville. The series loss is the first for the Sounds since May 2nd-5th against the Iowa Cubs.
The 34-year-old Williams went six innings and allowed just one run in the process. The lone run was a solo blast off the bat of Ryon Healy in the sixth inning.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds scored eight runs in the third inning on their way to a 16-3 blowout win over the Memphis Redbirds in front of 5,016 fans Wednesday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.
13 batters went to the plate in the huge inning. The eight runs scored in the frame are the most since the Sounds scored nine runs in the sixth inning back on April 12th, 2015 at Colorado Springs.
Andrew Lambo and Ryon Healy both had a pair of hits in the inning. Their four hits combined to drive in five of the eight runs.
Nashville, TN – Kolton Wong hit two home runs including a tenth inning solo blast to lead the Memphis Redbirds to a 7-4 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 5,475 fans Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park.
The center fielder hit the second pitch he saw from J.B. Wendelken into The Band Box to break a 4-4 tie in extra innings.
The solo blast came just moments after the Sounds squandered a golden opportunity in the bottom of the ninth inning. With the game even at 4-4, Arismendy Alcantara sent a one-out triple into the left field corner to put the winning run 90 feet away.
Nashville, TN – The Memphis Redbirds used a nine-strikeout performance from starter Alex Reyes on their way to a 4-3 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 5,369 fans at First Tennessee Park Monday night.
Reyes’ solid outing started early as he struck out the side in the first inning. The top prospect in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, according to Baseball America, allowed one run on two hits in his second win of the season.
While Reyes was keeping the Sounds off the bases, Jesse Hahn was struggling to find the strike zone for Nashville.
Nashville Sounds Outfielder led the PCL in Hits, RBI, Doubles and Total Bases
Nashville, TN – Nashville Sounds outfielder Jaycob Brugman has been named Pacific Coast League Player of the Week for his performance from June 6th-12th, the league announced today.
The 24-year-old hit .467 (14-for-30) with 12 RBI, 9 runs scored, 7 doubles and 2 home runs to help the Sounds go 5-2 over the last week.
Brugman had four multi-hit games, four multi-RBI games and delivered a go-ahead two-run single in the ninth inning of yesterday’s 7-4 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers.
Oklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds rallied for three runs in the ninth to win their seventh consecutive series with a 7-4 win against the Oklahoma City Dodgers Sunday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Colin Walsh walked to lead off the ninth for the Sounds and was followed by a double by Joey Wendle. After a Bruce Maxwell fly out, Jaycob Brugman came to bat with one out in the inning and the go ahead run just 90 feet away.
Brugman then showed his heroics once again as he delivered a one-out two-run single to left field scoring Walsh and Wendle to give the Sounds a 6-4 lead.
Fireworks Friday, Doubleheader and Vida Blue Appearance Highlight Upcoming Week
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club begins an eight-day, nine-game homestand on Monday, June 13th when they welcome two American Southern Division rivals to First Tennessee Park.
The first series is a four-game set against the Memphis Redbirds, the Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.
From Friday, June 17th through Monday, June 20th, the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, the Round Rock Express visit First Tennessee Park for the final time in the 2016 season. The series includes a doubleheader on Sunday, June 19th set to begin at 1:05pm.
Memphis Combines on Three-Pitcher Shutout
Nashville, TN – The Memphis Redbirds shut out the Nashville Sounds 5-0 in front of 4,894 fans at First Tennessee Park Monday night.
Nashville managed just six hits on the night as they were shut out for the second time this year. The scoring opportunities were never there as they went just 0-for-2 with runners in scoring position.
Patrick Wisdom got the Redbirds on the board in a hurry when he belted a solo homer off Sounds starter Chris Smith in the second.
Right-Hander Allowed One Run in Season-High Eight Innings
The right-hander limited Memphis to just one run on three hits in his eight frames. He didn’t walk a batter and struck out four in his fourth win of the season. The eight-inning effort is the longest start by a Sounds hurler this year.
Neal cruised through the first two innings before Memphis scored the game’s first run in the third. Tommy Pham lined a two-out base hit up the middle to score Alberto Rosario to give the Redbirds a 1-0 lead.
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