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Nashville Sounds release Tentative Opening Day Roster

 

Top Prospects And Familiar Faces Highlight Experienced 2014 Squad

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds – the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers – have announced their tentative Opening Day 28-man roster, a group highlighted by three of the organization’s top 10 prospects, 15 returning players from the 2013 squad, and 11 members of Milwaukee’s 40-man roster.

Nashville will have to make three roster moves by Thursday’s opener to get to the 25-man active limit.

Nashville Sounds - Greer Stadium

Nashville Sounds – Greer Stadium

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Marlon Scott: Sports Fanalyst Fourthoughts

 

Sports Fanalyst FourthoughtsClarksville, TN – Welcome to the first edition of Marlon Scott: Sports Fanalyst Fourthoughts

There is the real world, and then there is the sports world. A lot of people happily commute back and forth between the two. This is for those commuters, dressed like Clark Kent, but when they emerge from a McDonald’s bathroom (due to lack of phone booths in 2014) they have on their favorite sports jersey and foam finger, ready to talk about the latest update that just popped up from the ESPN app on their smart phone.

APSU Athletic Department to reveal a new “visual identity series” including a new primary logo, Governor Peay logo and an updated word mark Tuesday, April 1st, 2014. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Athletic Department to reveal a new “visual identity series” including a new primary logo, Governor Peay logo and an updated word mark Tuesday, April 1st, 2014. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Baseball head coach Gary McClure gets 4-year contract extension

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – A day after Gary McClure became the first Ohio Valley Conference baseball coach in history to record 800 career victories, Austin Peay State University has announced it has signed its longtime coach to a four-year extension through the 2017-18 season.

McClure, who has led Austin Peay baseball to three straight NCAA tournaments and six overall, became only the 28th active coach with 800 career victories, Sunday, when the Governors defeated Iowa, 7-4.

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Austin Peay State University inducts Shawn Kelley, Nick Stapleton, Brad Kirtley, Reedy Sears into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Two of the greatest Governors athletes in their respective sports and the department’s longtime sports information director were inducted into Austin Peay State University’s Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday.

In addition, a former superb football/basketball player who paid the ultimate price in defense of his country, was selected to the Hall of Fame as part of it Legends category.

APSU Athletics Hall of Fame inducties (L to R) Nick Stapleton, Shawn Kelley, Brad Kirtley, and Reedy Sears (accepted by brother Johnny Sears).

APSU Athletics Hall of Fame inducties (L to R) Nick Stapleton, Shawn Kelley, Brad Kirtley, and Reedy Sears (accepted by brother Johnny Sears).

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Nashville Sounds beat Iowa Cubs 2-1 in final game of the season

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN - Hunter Morris belted a two-run homer and Hainley Statia made a game-saving catch in the top of the ninth to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 2-1 victory over the Iowa Cubs on Monday afternoon in the season finale at Greer Stadium.

With today’s crowd of 4,586 fans, the Sounds finished with their largest seasonal attendance in six years (355,003).

Nashville Sounds' Hunter Morris.

Nashville Sounds’ Hunter Morris.

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Nashville Sounds Pitcher Rob Wooten named to Pacific Coast League All-Star Team

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Pitcher Rob Wooten has been named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team and will represent the Sounds on the 30-man squad that takes on the International League stars in the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 17th at Aces Ballpark in Reno, Nevada.

Wooten was selected as a reserve for the contest by the PCL office.

Nashville Sounds Pitcher Rob Wooten

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APSU Baseball’s Tyler Rogers Recognized by National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University Baseball team’s closer Tyler Rogers was named a second-team All-America selection by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers, Thursday.

APSU's Tyler Rogers. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU’s Tyler Rogers. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University has Four Governors taken on final day of 2013 Major League Baseball Draft

 

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsSeacaucus, NJ – Four Austin Peay State University baseball student-athletes were selected, Saturday, on the third day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Draft.

Along with senior closer Tyler Rogers, who was picked in Friday’s action, the five APSU players drafted this season is a program record.

APSU Baseball has record five players drafted in this years MLB Draft. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Baseball has record five players drafted in this years MLB Draft. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Baseball’s Tyler Rogers selected in 10th round of Major League Baseball Draft

 

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsSeacaucus, NJ – Senior closer Tyler Rogers became the first Austin Peay State University baseball player selected in the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft when he was selected in Friday’s 10th round (312th overall pick) by the San Francisco Giants.

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Nashville Sounds defeat Iowa Cubs at Greer Stadium 3-1

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds overcame an early deficit Friday night at Greer Stadium to defeat the visiting Iowa Cubs, 3-1, and pick up their first winning series of the year. The victory is Nashville’s third consecutive and marks the team’s longest streak of the season.

Tied 1-1 in the seventh, the Sounds attacked Iowa’s starting pitcher Yoanner Negrin (0-2) for two runs, which proved to be the difference. Stephen Parker, 2-for-4, led off the inning with a single into right field and scored the go-ahead run on Josh Prince’s double to the left-field corner.

Nashville Sounds right-hander Johnny Hellweg goes seven innings in win over Iowa Cubs. (Mike Strasinger - sportsnashville.net)

Nashville Sounds right-hander Johnny Hellweg goes seven innings in win over Iowa Cubs. (Mike Strasinger – sportsnashville.net)

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