Topic: Nashville Sounds
Nashville, TN – Renato Nunez clubbed his 16th home run of the season and the Nashville Sounds (59-47) defeated the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (49-53) 2-1 before 8,134 at First Tennessee Park Thursday night.
Nunez led off the fourth inning with a monster home run to left field to up the Sounds lead to 2-0.
Sounds starter Chris Smith picked up his sixth win of the season in the Sounds 2-1 win. The veteran right-hander pitched six innings allowing just three hits and struck out three. Smith, who did not allow a run until the sixth inning, retired 11 straight batters from the second inning through the fifth inning.
Nashville Sounds’ Raul Alcantara throws seven inning shutout in 2-0 win over Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Nashville, TN – Raul Alcantara tossed seven shutout innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 2-0 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox Wednesday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.
Recently promoted from Double-A Midland, Alcantara has started two games with the Sounds and has dazzled in both. He went seven innings against Omaha on July 21st and allowed one unearned run in a no decision.
In his seven shutout frames today, he scattered seven hits, didn’t walk anybody, and struck out five.
Nashville, TN – As the second half of the season gets underway, Minor League Baseball and Esurance today unveiled the first annual Esurance Home Field Advantage Award. One Minor League Baseball team in each of the 14 leagues will receive the award based on the highest percentage capacity of the ballpark during the 2016 season.
Nashville Sounds fans are encouraged to continue to support the first-place Sounds in this friendly competition by attending games in the home stretch of the regular season. The winning teams will be announced in September and honored at the 2016 Baseball Winter Meetings™ in National Harbor, Maryland, this December.
Nashville, TN – The Colorado Springs Sky Sox used a four-run second inning to help them to a series-opening 5-2 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 6,177 fans Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park.
Former Sounds pitcher Wily Peralta went five strong innings against his former team and earned the win. He allowed one run on five hits to go along with four strikeouts.
Nashville starter Chris Jensen wasn’t as sharp as his counterpart. After a 1-2-3 first, Jensen allowed back-to-back singles to Manny Pina and Garrett Cooper to start the second inning.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds slugged three homers and ran away with a 12-5 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers in front of 5,204 fans Monday night at First Tennessee Park.
Backed by two five-run innings, the Sounds (57-46) used the win in the finale to grab the series by taking three of four from Omaha (44-57). Coupled with Memphis’ loss, the Sounds lead the American Southern Division by seven games with 41 to play in the regular season.
Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the third, Rangel Ravelo started the hit barrage when he launched his sixth home run of the season out to left field.
Nashville, TN – Nashville’s Billy Burns delivered a clutch two-run single in the bottom of the eighth inning to help the Sounds to a come-from-behind 6-5 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers Sunday night in front of 5,720 fans at First Tennessee Park.
The base hit by Burns came just moments after a costly two-out error by Omaha’s second baseman Orlando Calixte. With Joey Wendle at second and Rangel Ravelo at first, Bryan Anderson hit a slow roller to Calixte who bobbled the ball allowing all runners to be safe.
Nashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers scored two runs in the ninth inning thanks to shaky defense and a handful of walks and grabbed a 6-4 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of a sellout crowd of 10,072 Saturday night at First Tennessee Park.
After being no-hit for the first six innings, the Sounds (55-46) put together multiple rallies to even the game in the later innings only to come up short.
Former Sounds pitcher Nick Tepesch, who was designated for assignment by Oakland less than two weeks ago, started for Omaha (44-55) and stymied his former teammates.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds concluded a wild day with a 2-1 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers on a walk-off wild pitch in front of 8,087 fans Friday night at First Tennessee Park.
With the bases loaded and nobody out in a 1-1 game in the bottom of the ninth, Omaha’s Clayton Mortensen uncorked a pitch in the dirt that got away from catcher Parker Morin. Sounds shortstop Chad Pinder raced home with the winning run to push Nashville’s record to 55-45.
The start of the game was delayed due to travel delays the Sounds and much of the Pacific Coast League experienced Thursday night and into Friday. The team didn’t arrive in Nashville until close to 6:30pm.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds regularly scheduled 7:05pm game tonight against the Omaha Storm Chasers has been delayed due to travel issues and Pokémon invading First Tennessee Park.
“Unfortunately some travel problems around the country affected the Pacific Coast League, including our Sounds, who were stuck in Phoenix overnight,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse.
“We’re going to make the best of the situation and let our fans enjoy the amenities at First Tennessee Park until both teams are ready to play. What better way than to capture the craze of Pokémon Go in the City of Nashville?”
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning in an 8-4 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes Thursday afternoon at Isotopes Park.
Albuquerque starter Eddie Butler carried a 1-0 lead and no-hitter into the sixth before the Sounds’ explosion at the plate.
Butler faced Tyler Ladendorf to start the inning and retired the left fielder on a groundout. The next four batters reached on three hits and a walk. Nashville (54-45) got on the board when Jaycob Brugman’s single up the middle scored Bryan Anderson who doubled earlier in the inning.
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