Topic: Miami Marlins
Including 3 Fireworks Shows, 3 Giveaways Nights, 1 Throwback Thursday, and A Special Ceremonial First Pitch From Houston Greer
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds host their home opener this Friday, April 11th, kicking off what will be the club’s final season at Greer Stadium.
The team is asking fans to help say farewell to the venue it has called home for 37 years by coming to Sounds games this summer and using the hashtag #LastCheerAtGreer in social media. The Sounds’ new ballpark in North Nashville is scheduled to open in April 2015.
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.
Des Moines, IA – After rallying to tie both contests of Friday’s doubleheader at Principal Park, the Nashville Sounds could not keep pace with the Iowa Cubs, who delivered seven home runs on the night to defeat Nashville 5-4 and 8-6.
In game one, the Sounds cracked two home runs, but lost the seven-inning affair, 5-4.
After Sounds outfielder Khris Davis knotted the game in the fifth with his seventh home run of the year, the Cubs pulled back out to a one-run lead with their third homer of the game. Infielder Brad Nelson knocked a deep shot to right field off of reliever Jesus Sanchez (3-1).
Nashville, TN – Despite twice rallying to tie the game Sunday at Greer Stadium, the Nashville Sounds were unable to keep up with the New Orleans Zephyrs, who defeated the home team by the score of 8-5. The Nashville loss gives New Orleans the series win with still one game to go.
Knotted up at four runs apiece in the seventh inning, the Zephyrs worked a run off reliever Johnnie Lowe (0-1), who was in to pitch his fourth inning and final inning, as Kyle Skipworth connected for a two-out, RBI-double that gave New Orleans a lead they never relinquished.
Nashville’s Tyler Thornburg Delivers First Quality Start
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were bested by the Omaha Storm Chasers, who served up two home runs Thursday night at Greer Stadium to defeat the home team 4-2. The teams split the series, 2-2.
The Storm Chasers picked up two runs off Sounds starting pitcher Tyler Thornburg (0-8) in the first inning when infielder Xavier Nady lifted a two-out, two-run home run over the centerfield wall.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds return to Greer Stadium on Monday, June 10th, for their fifth homestand of the season: an eight-game stretch in which the team welcomes the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers (Kansas City Royals affiliate) for four games spanning June 10th-13th and the New Orleans Zephyrs (Miami Marlins affiliate) from June 14th-17th.
Highlighting the homestand’s worth of promotions will be two fireworks extravaganzas, two giveaway nights, BURGER KING Throwback Thursday and Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHT.
Baseball Returns to Nashville
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds kick off their 36th season this Thursday, April 4th, to begin an eight-game homestand at Greer Stadium.
The team welcomes the New Orleans Zephyrs (Miami Marlins affiliate) for four games spanning April 4th-7th, and the Oklahoma City RedHawks (Houston Astros affiliate) from April 8th-11th.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds – the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers – have announced their tentative Opening Day 25-man roster, a group highlighted by the Brewers’ 2012 minor league player and pitcher of the year, nine returning players from the 2012 squad, and eight members of Milwaukee’s 40-man roster.
Well-decorated first baseman Hunter Morris advances to Nashville after an outstanding 2012 campaign at Double-A Huntsville, where he netted Southern League MVP honors, a minor league Gold Glove Award, and was named the Brewers’ Robin Yount Performance Award winner as the organization’s player of the year.
Skube Tapped As Coach, Dabney Returns As Pitching Coach
Nashville, TN – Mike Guerrero, who led Nashville to a 67-77 record in 2012, will return to Music City for his second year as the Sounds’ manager in 2013, the team announced today.
Guerrero will be joined on the Nashville Sounds bench by returning pitching coach Fred Dabney and strength and conditioning specialist Andrew Emmick as well as a pair of new faces: coach Bob Skube and trainer Aaron Hoback.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
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.
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