Topic: New Orleans Zephyrs
Nashville, TN – Dillon Overton and Bruce Maxwell helped the Nashville Sounds snap a four-game skid with an 8-2 win over the New Orleans Zephyrs in front of 5,604 fans Sunday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.
With the win, Nashville heads into the Triple-A All-Star break with a 49-42 record and on top of the American Southern Division.
Overton was brilliant once again as the left-hander tallied his ninth consecutive win while pitching with Nashville. Since May 17th, Overton has won every game he has taken the mound. He allowed two runs on eight hits over seven innings and improved his record to 10-4 on the season.
Nashville, TN – A 14-hit outburst wasn’t enough for the Nashville Sounds in an 8-6 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs in front of a sellout crowd of 10,018 fans Saturday night at First Tennessee Park.
Every Nashville player in the starting lineup had at least one hit while Jaycob Brugman and Colin Walsh had three apiece.
The offensive outburst went for naught when the Zephyrs erupted for six runs in the fifth inning. Starter Chris Smith was cruising and the Sounds held a 3-0 lead going into the top of the fifth before disaster struck.
Nashville, TN – The New Orleans Zephyrs sent the Nashville Sounds to their sixth straight home loss with a 5-1 setback in front of 7,444 fans Friday night at First Tennessee Park.
The two teams made it through six innings before severe weather forced the game to come to a halt.
Xavier Scruggs wasted little time getting New Orleans on the board in the top of the first inning. The first baseman belted a solo homer off Zach Neal – one of two he hit in the game – to make it 1-0.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were held to five hits in a 1-0 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs in front of 7,487 fans Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.
It’s the fourth time in the last six games the Sounds have been held to one run or less. Overall, Nashville has lost seven of their last eight games and is hitting just .207 as a team in the month of July.
Starter Jesse Hahn was dialed in from the beginning and turned in his first quality start since May 28 when he was with the Athletics.
The right-hander allowed one run on just three hits in six innings. Hahn walked one and struck out five in the tough-luck loss. The lone run he allowed was on Peter Mooney’s RBI single in the third inning.
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Shortstop Breaks 6-6 Tie with Bottom of the Ninth Double
Nashville, TN – Chad Pinder’s double scored Joey Wendle in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Nashville Sounds a 7-6 win in walk-off fashion over the New Orleans Zephyrs in front of 4,695 fans at First Tennessee Park Tuesday night.
It was a back-and-forth game that featured five lead changes between the two teams. With the game tied 6-6 to start the bottom of the ninth, Wendle hit a popup on the infield that fell untouched. Pinder got a 1-0 pitch from Greg Nappo and rifled it down the left field line. Wendle, celebrating his 26th birthday, scored just ahead of the throw to give the Sounds a win in the series finale.
New Orleans center fielder Destin Hood Clubs Game-Winner in 10th
Nashville, TN – Destin Hood launched a solo homer in the 10th inning to give the New Orleans Zephyrs a 4-3 win over the Nashville Sounds Monday night in front of a sellout crowd of 10,338 at First Tennessee Park.
The home run was the second of the series for Hood who has driven in six runs in the first three games of the four-game set.
Nashville had a great opportunity to even the game in the home half of the inning when Chad Pinder and Max Muncy singled to put runners at the corners with one out.
Nashville Sounds Now 2-5 in One-Run Games
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds dropped another one-run game Sunday afternoon, this time a 4-3 decision to the New Orleans Zephyrs in front of 7,593 fans at First Tennessee Park.
Along with the Sky Sox, the Sounds have played the most one-run games in the Pacific Coast League and are 2-5 in such games.
Pitching on only three days’ rest, Sounds starter Jesse Hahn labored through a 34-pitch first inning. After a 4-RBI night in the series opener last night, Destin Hood’s run-scoring single gave the Zephyrs a 1-0 lead just four batters into the game.
Rangel Ravelo extends hitting streak to 11 games in loss
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds faltered in the first sellout of the year at First Tennessee Park as they dropped a 7-4 decision to the New Orleans Zephyrs Saturday night in front of 10,413 fans.
Trouble found Sounds’ starter Chris Smith in the third when New Orleans scored four runs to break the game open. Xavier Scruggs’ single past a diving Renato Nunez scored Kenny Wilson as the ball trickled down the left field line.
Later in the inning, Zephyrs right fielder Destin Hood launched a 1-1 breaking ball over the center field wall for a three-run home run.
Multiple Late Leads Not Enough
Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Sky Sox sent the Nashville Sounds to a heart-breaking 8-7 loss in walk-off fashion Friday night at Security Service Field.
Multiple late leads were not enough for the Sounds as Manny Pina’s one-out single in the ninth scored Michael Reed with the winning run.
The Sounds held a 5-1 lead in the eighth inning, and then went up 7-5 in the top of the ninth only to see both leads vanish.
Max Muncy belted a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning to break a 5-5 tie.
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Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club begins a four-game homestand on Saturday, April 23rd, when they welcome the New Orleans Zephyrs to First Tennessee Park.
Saturday’s 6:35pm game is the first of 16 games the Nashville Sounds will play against the Triple-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins during the 2016 season.
Below is a preview for each game of the homestand.
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