Topic: Nashville Sounds
Nashville, TN – Barry Zito spun another terrific outing and Dayan Viciedo singled home the winning run in the eighth, as Nashville swiped the series finale against Colorado Springs, 2-1.
Viciedo stepped into the batter’s box with two away and runners at first and second in the eighth inning during a 1-1 tie. The designated hitter went with a 2-1 pitch, slapping it into the gap on the right side of the infield to score Craig Gentry. Viciedo’s second RBI of the season helped Nashville win their 12th one-run game this season.
Joey Wendle Homers in Loss
Nashville, TN – Nashville and Colorado Springs combined for 24 hits on Thursday night at First Tennessee Park. Unfortunately for the Sounds, the Sky Sox got the better share, winning 4-3.
Sounds southpaw Sean Nolin was scheduled to start for Nashville, but was placed on the disabled list with a left shoulder injury yesterday. In need of a starter, the Oakland A’s acquired Parker Frazier from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a trade and optioned him to Nashville.
The right-hander struggled in his first two innings of work, giving up a run in each of the frames on six hits, but picked up two strikeouts while working a scoreless third.
Outfielder To Represent Sounds, Pacific Coast League At Triple-A All-Star Game On July 15th In Nebraska
Nashville, TN – Outfielder Jason Pridie has been selected to represent the Nashville Sounds on the Pacific Coast League All-Star team that faces the International League stars during the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 15th at Werner Park in Papillion, Nebraska.
Pridie was selected as a reserve for the contest by the PCL office.
The 31-year-old claims a .293 (85-for-290) batting average and leads the Sounds with 46 RBIs, eight home runs, 42 runs scored, a .455 slugging percentage and 11 stolen bases in 75 games.
Right-Hander Allows Two Hits Over Seven Scoreless To Earn Win
Nashville, TN – Making just his second start of the season for the Sounds, Nathan Long delivered seven shutout innings and guided Nashville to a 2-0 victory over Colorado Springs at First Tennessee Park on Wednesday night.
The shutout was the seventh the Sounds have posted this season. Nashville improved to 5-3 in the second half and has taken seven of the first 10 from the Sky Sox this season.
Nashville Sounds Pitching Tallies 10 Strikeouts in Defeat
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds fell 9-2 to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in the first game of their four-game set at First Tennessee Park.
Colorado Springs jumped on Brad Mills quickly, tagging the Sounds starter for four straight hits to begin the game, scoring two runs. Mills, the Sounds team-leader in ERA, did an excellent job getting out of the jam, surrendering just one more run as he forced Matt Dominguez to ground into a double play, before striking out Nevin Ashley.
Contest Called After Hour And Seven Minute Rain Delay With Nashville Sounds Leading 4-2
Nashville, TN – The Sounds got off to a hot start in Monday night’s series finale and took three of four from the Dodgers at First Tennessee Park with a 4-2, rain-shortened win.
The contest looked like it would be an offensive showdown all night long until rain began falling upon First Tennessee Park with no outs in the bottom of the fifth inning. The game was called after an hour and seven minute delay with the Sounds claiming the advantage.
Barry Zito Delivers Eighth Quality Start Of Season in Losing Effort
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds saw their three-game winning streak come to an end on Sunday night in front of 9,297 fans at First Tennessee Park, falling to the Oklahoma City Dodgers 5-0.
The Dodgers touched Sounds starter Barry Zito for two runs in the third inning. First, Kyle Jensen walked and scored on a triple by Buck Britton. Britton then came around to score on Darnell Sweeney’s sacrifice fly. The Dodgers would lead wire-to-wire.
Starter Sean Nolin Goes Season-High 5 2/3 Innings For Second Win Of Season
Nashville, TN – The Sounds struck for seven runs in the first four innings on Saturday night and beat Oklahoma City for the second straight night at First Tennessee Park, 7-2.
Jason Pridie got the home team off on the right foot in the first. He struck a ball that went for a bloop single in front of the Dodgers’ centerfielder Chris Heisey. It was Pridie’s 82nd hit this season, second most in the Pacific Coast League, and it plated Joey Wendle and Ryan Roberts for a 2-0 advantage.
Chris Bassitt Fans Eight Over Five Plus Innings
Nashville, TN – The Sounds walked off 3-2 over the Oklahoma City Dodgers in extraordinary fashion at First Tennessee Park on Friday night.
The Sounds led 1-0 for much of the game but lost the lead when Ryan Cook failed to complete a four-out save. The Dodgers stole two bases in the frame, getting runs via a sacrifice fly from top prospect Corey Seager and a triple off the bat of Chris Heisey.
Trailing 2-1 with two outs in the ninth, it appeared the game was over, but to their credit Craig Gentry and the Sounds did not quit.
Starter Brad Mills Delivers Season-High Eight Shutout Innings
Memphis, TN – Craig Gentry collected three hits, including his third home run in the last nine days, and led Nashville to a 5-0 victory over Memphis at AutoZone Park on Thursday night.
The shutout was the sixth that the Sounds’ pitching staff has posted this season and the win evened The Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup series to three games for both clubs.
With the three-hit contest, Gentry now has a hit in 17 of his 21 games during the month of June. He started the night with a bang, taking Memphis starter Tyler Lyons deep on the third pitch of the game. The home run was the outfielder’s eighth extra-base hit over his last 14 games.
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