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Nashville Sounds blanked by Storm Chasers 5-0

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN The Nashville Sounds’ offense did not live up to the Friday Fireworks mantra and were shutout by the Omaha Storm Chasers 5-0 in front of a sellout crowd of 10,481 at First Tennessee Park. It was the second time in the 2018 campaign the Sounds have been shutout.

Sounds starter Eric Jokisch cruised through the first three innings, allowing just two hits before Omaha broke through in the fourth inning. Hunter Dozier collected a one-out double and came around to score when Frank Schwindel squeaked a triple just fair inside the first base bag that trickled down into the right field corner. Schwindel was brought home on a sacrifice groundout by Ryan O’Hearn.

Nashville Shutout for the Second Time in 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Shutout for the Second Time in 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds bats go cold in 5-1 loss to New Orleans Baby Cakes

 

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds fell to 1-1 as the offense went cold in a 5-1 loss to the New Orleans Baby Cakes Friday night at Shrine on Airline.

One night after putting up 11 runs on 16 hits, the Sounds managed just one run on seven hits and went 1-for-7 with runners in scoring position.

Nashville was in a deficit from the beginning as starter Frankie Montas failed to make it out of the first inning. The right-hander recorded just two outs as the Baby Cakes sent 10 to the plate in the opening inning. Montas was charged with all four runs that scored as the Sounds trailed 4-0 after one.

Nashville Sounds lose to New Orleans Baby Cakes Friday night, 5-1. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds lose to New Orleans Baby Cakes Friday night, 5-1. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds release Tentative Opening Day Roster

 

Seven Baseball America Top-30 Prospects and 14 Players with MLB Experience Highlight Roster

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club, in conjunction with the Oakland Athletics, has announced its tentative Opening Day roster. The Sounds begin Pacific Coast League on the road when they begin a five-game series against the New Orleans Baby Cakes on Thursday, April 5th.

Seven Baseball America top-30 Oakland A’s prospects, 14 players with Major League experience and 13 players who have played for the Sounds highlight the roster.

Nashville Sounds 2018 Roster

Nashville Sounds 2018 Roster

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan urges Clarksville to “Play Ball”

 

City teams up with Major League Baseball, Conference of Mayors

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will host Clarksville youth in the Mayor’s Play Ball program June 22nd, 2018 at Heritage Park as part of her continued support of “Play Ball Summer,” a U.S. Conference of Mayors initiative that promotes baseball and softball as great pathway to an active and healthy lifestyle.

The Mayor’s Play Ball event will give youngsters ages 5-18 the chance to hit and run the bases at Heritage Park’s baseball and softball fields.

On Major League Baseball’s Opening Day Thursday, Mayor Kim McMillan urged citizens to enjoy the start of another baseball season. “The Red Sox are one of my favorite teams, so I'm wearing a Boston cap, “ McMillan said.  “Join me and wear your favorite cap for the start of the season.”

On Major League Baseball’s Opening Day Thursday, Mayor Kim McMillan urged citizens to enjoy the start of another baseball season. “The Red Sox are one of my favorite teams, so I’m wearing a Boston cap, “ McMillan said. “Join me and wear your favorite cap for the start of the season.”

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APSU Baseball has Two Alumni on Major League Baseball Opening Day Rosters

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – A.J. Ellis and Shawn Kelley, Austin Peay State University baseball alumni, each are a member of 2018 Opening Day Rosters for the San Diego Padres and Washington Nationals, respectively, as the Major League Baseball season begins, Thursday.

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Instant Peay Play: Former APSU Baseball Pitcher Jared Carkuff now in San Diego Padres organization

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University baseball pitcher Jared Carkuff was part of an off-season trade, Jan. 6th that also included major league player Yangervis Solarte, with the former Govs right hander moving from the Toronto Blue Jays organization to the San Diego Padres minor league farm system.

Carkuff played at Austin Peay from 2013-16 and drafted in the 35th round of the MLB June Amateur Draft by the Blue Jays and who along with center fielder Edward Olivares were two minor league prospects picked up by the Padres for Solarte – who had 18 home runs and 64 RBI in 128 games for San Diego in 2017 playing mostly at second base, but can play all four infield positions.

Former APSU Baseball pitcher Jared Carkuff

Former APSU Baseball pitcher Jared Carkuff

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Hankook Tire & DAV Mobile Service Program Triples Number of Veterans Helped Across United States

 

Hankook Tire America Corp.Nashville, TN – Hankook Tire America Corp., the leading and one of the fastest growing tire companies in the world, continued its successful partnership with DAV (Disabled American Veterans) in 2017 by expanding the number of Hankook-sponsored DAV Mobile Service Office (MSO) stops across the country, which had an even greater impact on the veteran community.

This year’s program provided free services to 355 veterans and their families – more than tripling the number of veterans serviced since the partnership program began in 2015.

DAV National Service Officer Supervisor Steve Strodtbeck helps local veterans at the Hankook-DAV MSO Stop at Major League Tire in Mentor, Ohio.

DAV National Service Officer Supervisor Steve Strodtbeck helps local veterans at the Hankook-DAV MSO Stop at Major League Tire in Mentor, Ohio.

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Nashville Sounds announce Coaching Staff for 2018

 

Fran Riordan to Manage Club After Leading Double-A Midland to Texas League Title

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Fran Riordan has been named the new manager of the Nashville Sounds as announced by the Oakland Athletics today. Riordan is the 28th manager in franchise history.

Riordan, 42, takes over the manager role vacated by Ryan Christenson who was hired as the bench coach for Oakland.

Riordan will manage at the Triple-A level for the first time after leading the Double-A Midland RockHounds to a Texas League title in 2017. It was the fourth consecutive championship for Oakland’s Double-A affiliate.

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Nashville Sounds release Schedule for 2018

 

41st Nashville Sounds Season Begins April 5th with Home Opener set for April 10th

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced its 2018 schedule, complete with home and away times for all 140 games.

The 41st season in club history begins on Thursday, April 5th, 2018 when the Sounds travel to New Orleans to take on the Baby Cakes at 7:00pm. It’s the first of a five-game series against the American Southern Division rival.

The fourth season at state-of-the-art First Tennessee Park begins on Tuesday, April 10th when the Sounds host the Iowa Cubs at 6:35pm. Opening Night against the Cubs is the start of a seven-game homestand that also brings the Omaha Storm Chasers to downtown Nashville.

Nashville Sounds host Iowa Cubs for first home game of the 2018 Season on April 10th.

Nashville Sounds host Iowa Cubs for first home game of the 2018 Season on April 10th.

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Nashville Sounds fall to late Salt Lake Bees rally, 11-5

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – For the second straight night the Nashville Sounds let a multi-run lead slip away. The Salt Lake Bees overcame a four-run deficit to defeat the Sounds 11-5 Monday night at First Tennessee Park.

Jesse Hahn was in line for his second straight victory as he collected his first quality start of the season but the bullpen could not keep up its end of the bargain.

One day after his birthday, the 28-year-old logged six innings and gave up just one run, a second inning RBI single to Tony Sanchez. He issued three free passes on the night while fanning three as well.

Bullpen Woes Creep Up Again For Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

Bullpen Woes Creep Up Again For Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

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