Topic: Milwaukee Brewers
Salt Lake City, UT – Theenjoyed a 7-2 victory over the Salt Lake Bees Thursday night at Spring Mobile Ballpark, highlighted by a five-run fifth inning and a quality start from pitcher Johnny Hellweg (2-4). The win snapped Nashville’s five-game losing streak.
Silencing the Bees early was Hellweg, who scattered four hits over six scoreless innings for the Sounds en route to his second win of the year and first since April 6th. The 6-foot-9 hurler walked six and fanned one, at times touching 101 mph on the in-park radar gun.
Oklahoma City, OK – Thecould not keep pace with the Oklahoma City RedHawks Thursday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, losing the series finale by the score of 9-1.
The loss gives the RedHawks the four-game series sweep; the first allowed by Nashville since the RedHawks did so nearly one year ago at the end of May.
Baseball Returns to Nashville
Nashville, TN – Thekick 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– 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.
102.5 FM To Broadcast Sounds Games In 2013
Nashville, TN – TheBaseball Club will continue its partnership with 102.5 “The Game” (WPRT-FM) as the team’s flagship station for game broadcasts during the 2013 season.
“We are excited to continue our relationship with The Game,” said Sounds general manager Brad Tammen. “Sounds fans and sponsors enjoyed the first year on their airwaves and we look forward to continuing to grow the relationship. ” «Read the rest of this article»
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 thebench 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.
Season Opener Slated For April 4th At Greer Stadium
Nashville, TN – Theannounced their 2013 playing schedule today and will host 72 games at Greer Stadium during their 36th season of competition.
The Sounds will open and close the campaign at home, kicking off the Pacific Coast League season on Thursday, April 4th when they take the field at Greer against the New Orleans Zephyrs and concluding the year with a four-game series against the division-rival Iowa Cubs that culminates on Labor Day.
Milwaukee Brewers Prospects To Play In Nashville Through 2014 Season
Nashville, TN – Theand Milwaukee Brewers have extended their player development contract for two more years, ensuring that the working relationship between the clubs will continue through the completion of the 2014 season. The Sounds have served as the Brewers’ Triple-A affiliate since 2005.
The announcement was made jointly this morning by Sounds co-owner Frank Ward and Brewers president of baseball operations and general manager Doug Melvin.
Sounds Right-hander Hurled 12 Scoreless Innings To Lower Yearly ERA To 1.95
Nashville, TN –starting pitcher Hiram Burgos has been named the Pacific Coast League’s Pitcher of the Week for the August 27th – September 3rd period.
The 25-year-old hurler tossed 12.0 scoreless innings in a pair of quality starts during the week, scattering nine hits while striking out 10 batters. He held league batters to a .196 average (9-for-46) over the two outings.
Nashville, TN – Starting pitcher Hiram Burgos tossed six shutout innings of four-hit ball as the Nashville Sounds handed the division-rival Iowa Cubs a 3-0 shutout defeat on Wednesday night at Greer Stadium.
The shutout victory was Nashville’s PCL co-leading 12th of the season.
The 24-year-old Burgos (2-2) struck out four and walked zero in his fifth quality start in seven PCL outings.
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