Topic: Mike Guerrero
Nashville, TN - Minor League Baseball™ announced today that it has selected Mike Guerrero, who managed the Nashville Sounds this season, as the winner of the sixth annual Mike Coolbaugh Award, presented to an individual who has shown an outstanding baseball work ethic, knowledge of the game and skill in mentoring young players on the field. The Coolbaugh Award will be presented during the Baseball Winter Meetings™ Banquet on Thursday, December 12th, at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, FL.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds welcome Darnell Coles as the team’s field manager for the 2014 season, replacing two-year Sounds skipper Mike Guerrero, who was promoted to the Milwaukee Brewers’ coaching staff earlier this off season.
The 51-year-old Coles becomes the 25th manager in the Sounds’ 37-year franchise history and will be joined by a returning coaching staff. Coach Bob Skube, pitching coach Fred Dabney, trainer Aaron Hoback, and strength & conditioning specialist Andrew Emmick will all return for another season in Music City in 2014.
He will assist Garth Iorg with infield instruction and be assigned other responsibilities by manager Ron Roenicke.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds suffered their league-leading 17th one-run defeat on Sunday afternoon at Zephyr Field, falling 2-1 to New Orleans.
Nashville managed only three hits on the afternoon and New Orleans hurlers combined to retire the final 15 Sounds batters in order to close out the contest.
Right-hander Hiram Burgos made a rehab start for the Sounds but it was an abbreviated one-inning outing due the onset of a lengthy rain delay. He allowed one hit and walked a batter during a scoreless 22-pitch frame.
Blake Davis Goes 3-for-5 With Three RBIs; Three Others Homer
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds avoided going winless on their eight-game road trip Monday at The Dell Diamond, rallying from four runs down to defeat the Round Rock Express, 9-5, in the nine-inning, three-hour, 46-minute series finale.
The team concludes the road trip 1-7, snapping a nine-game losing skid with their first win on the road since April 13th.
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.
Red-Hot Outfielder Extends Hit Streak To 16 With 3-for-6 Effort
Fresno, CA – Red-hot outfielder Khris Davis belted a homer in the top of the eleventh inning to propel the Nashville Sounds to a 7-5 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies on Wednesday evening at Chukchansi Park in the opener of a four-game series.
The triumph was the Sounds’ third consecutive last at-bat victory and was Nashville’s tenth extra-inning game this season (5-5 in those contests).
Dayton Buller Homers Twice for the Sounds
Round Rock, TX – Catcher Dayton Buller homered twice to power the Nashville Sounds to a 4-0 shutout victory over the Round Rock Express in the opener of a three-game series on Wednesday night at the Dell Diamond.
Four pitchers combined for Nashville’s PCL co-leading seventh shutout of the season, which also snapped an eight-game losing streak to the Express at The Dell Diamond.
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Nashville, TN – The Oklahoma City RedHawks plated five late runs to hand the Nashville Sounds a 10-6 defeat in the opener of a four-game series on Tuesday night at Greer Stadium.
The Sounds (28-44) have lost 12 of their 13 games to the RedHawks in 2012, including the last 10 in a row.
Second baseman Eric Farris went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored. Outfielder Jay Gibbons also had two hits including a double and a run.
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