Topic: Memphis Redbirds
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds open the gates to First Tennessee Park for an eight-game homestand against the New Orleans Zephyrs (Triple-A Seattle Marlins) and Iowa Cubs (Triple-A Chicago Cubs) beginning Friday, July 24th.
The Sounds are welcoming fans to the park with a pair of Fox 17 Friday Night Firework shows, Christmas in July, Autograph Day, Boy Scout Night and a fleece blanket giveaway.
Max Muncy Homers For Second Straight Game To Provide Nashville Sounds’ Offense In Loss
Memphis, TN – The Memphis Redbirds legged out 13 hits, including six for extra bases, during a 12-3 rout of the Nashville Sounds on Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park in the final game before the All-Star break.
With the loss, the Sounds (41-50) dropped three of five to their cross-state rivals in the series and finished the road trip with a 4-5 record.
Memphis left-hander Tyler Lyons (6-4) picked up the victory by twirling his seventh quality start of the year, holding Nashville to two runs on five hits while fanning six over his seven innings of work.
Nashville Sounds Belt Three Homers, Led By Jason Pridie’s Team-Leading 12th
Memphis, TN – Despite belting three home runs, the Nashville Sounds came up on the short end of a 5-4 defeat at the hands of the Memphis Redbirds on Saturday evening at AutoZone Park.
With its win, Memphis evened the series at two games apiece and knotted the season series between the clubs at 5-5 as the cross-state rivals duke it out for possession of the Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup.
The defeat was Nashville’s 16th one-run loss of the year, 2nd-most in the Pacific Coast League.
Nashville Sounds’ Bullpen Allows One Run Over Six Strong Innings
Memphis, TN – The Redbirds busted out the bats on Friday night, defeating the Sounds by a 9-1 score in the middle game of a five-game set at AutoZone Park.
After sweeping a doubleheader on Thursday night, Nashville was looking to make it four wins in a row on Friday. The offense never got going though, and the Sounds took an eight-run loss.
Ryan Roberts helped Nashville get the start they were looking for. The infielder pulled a ball with two away in the first inning and got all of the pitch. It was Roberts’ third home run of the season and second in the last four games. It was the only time the Sounds were ahead all game.
Jason Pridie Hits Two Home Runs, Drives In Six During Doubleheader
Nashville, TN – Jason Pridie had a huge night, while Barry Zito and Zach Neal both threw seven-inning complete games to help Nashville sweep Memphis in a doubleheader at AutoZone Park on Thursday night. The Sounds took the first game, 3-2, before coming out on top in the nightcap, 7-4.
Zito started on a roll and made it all the way to the finish line in the first game. The lefty breezed through the first three before Memphis tacked on a run in the fourth. He pitched to contact, failing to record a strikeout in a start for the first time this season. Zito issued three free passes, but the ‘Birds had just four hits off him.
Doubleheader To Be Played On Thursday At AutoZone Park
Memphis, TN – Wednesday night’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Memphis Redbirds at AutoZone Park has been postponed due to travel issues for the Memphis club. The game will be made up on Thursday as part of a doubleheader that will begin at 5:05pm.
The Sounds are scheduled to throw Barry Zito (5-7, 3.67) in the first game and the Redbirds are slated to counter with Jimmy Reed (0-1, 6.23). The Redbirds will turn to Zach Petrick (5-4, 3.64) in the second game, while the Sounds will give the ball to Zach Neal (6-3, 3.60).
Nashville is one of only two teams in the Pacific Coast League which has not played a doubleheader this season.
Outfielder Jason Pridie Collects Three Hits, 49th RBI In Win
Round Rock, TX – Nathan Long provided another strong outing, pitching wonderfully and helping Nashville salvage a series split with a 4-2 win against Round Rock at Dell Diamond on Tuesday night.
Coming off a two-hit performance against Colorado Springs on July 1st, Long was making just his third Triple-A start this season and continued building a strong impression. The right-hander retired the first 14 batters he faced before surrendering one of his two walks of the game to Ed Lucas.
Clarksville, TN – For the second time in just over two years it looks like the search for a new Austin Peay State University athletics director is coming to a close, with the announcement by the University that it was narrowed the search to four candidates.
Starter Brad Mills Delivers Season-High Eight Shutout Innings
Memphis, TN – Craig Gentry collected three hits, including his third home run in the last nine days, and led Nashville to a 5-0 victory over Memphis at AutoZone Park on Thursday night.
The shutout was the sixth that the Sounds’ pitching staff has posted this season and the win evened The Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup series to three games for both clubs.
With the three-hit contest, Gentry now has a hit in 17 of his 21 games during the month of June. He started the night with a bang, taking Memphis starter Tyler Lyons deep on the third pitch of the game. The home run was the outfielder’s eighth extra-base hit over his last 14 games.
Joey Wendle Posts Four Hits, Extends Hitting Streak To Eight Games
Memphis, TN – Both Nashville and Memphis came out slugging in Wednesday afternoon’s game at AutoZone Park, but the Redbirds eventually evened the series with a 9-4 win.
A run was scored by one or both of the teams through each of the first six innings. Those six frames included a combination of 13 runs and 25 hits, as Memphis eventually outhit Nashville, 14-12.
The combination of Craig Gentry and Joey Wendle at the top of the lineup set the tone all game for the Sounds.
Now playing at the Movies
Showtime information provided by Discover Clarksville.
© 2006-2015 Clarksville, TN Online is owned and operated by residents of Clarksville Tennessee.