Topic: New Orleans Zephyrs
Season Tickets On Sale Now For 72-Game Slate
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds announced their 2014 playing schedule today and will host 72 games at Greer Stadium during their 37th season of competition.
Nashville kicks off the Pacific Coast League season on Thursday, April 3rd in Omaha as part of a season-opening, eight-game road trip before beginning their 2014 home slate in Music City on Friday, April 11th, also against Omaha. The Sounds will conclude the season with a road trip, playing their final home contest on Wednesday, August 27th.
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds powered past the New Orleans Zephyrs with a big first inning Sunday night at Zephyr Field to set up the 7-1 victory and the team’s second road series win of the year: taking the four-game set three games to one.
Sounds outfielders Khris Davis and Cole Garner provided the two extra-base knocks that gave Nashville the early 6-0 advantage. With one out and the bases loaded, Davis hit a double off the right-field wall for the first three runs of the inning.
Nashville Starter Johnny Hellweg Logs Six Shutout Innings For Eighth Victory
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds topped the New Orleans Zephyrs Saturday night at Zephyr Field by a 8-5 margin, guided by Johnny Hellweg’s impressive return start and offensive fireworks from Robinzon Diaz.
Hellweg (8-4) made his first start for Nashville since June 22 a good one, logging six innings of shutout baseball for his eighth quality start of the season. The 6-foot-9 hurler limited the Z’s to two hits on a team season-high 108 pitches, walking four and striking out six.
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds suffered a 9-5 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs on Friday evening at Zephyr Field, evening the series at one game apiece.
New Orleans got off to a quick start against Sounds starter Aaron Laffey, sending nine men to the plate during a three-run first inning. Jake Smolinski belted a two-run homer during the frame, his seventh roundtripper of the year.
Nashville’s R.J. Seidel Fans Seven In Winning Effort
Metairie, LA – After heading into the All-Star Break having lost nine of their last 10 games, the Nashville Sounds got off on the right foot Thursday night at Zephyr Field, winning their first game back by a 3-1 margin over the New Orleans Zephyrs.
After the one-hour and 48-minute rain delay preceding the game, Sounds catcher Robinzon Diaz, 2-for-4, recorded Nashville’s first hit of the night in the fourth inning with a single to centerfield. The 29-year-old gave the Sounds a two-run lead in the following inning on a two-out single to right-centerfield that scored two runs.
Featuring 2 Fireworks Shows, 2 Giveaways and the I-40 Cup Series Finale
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds return to Greer Stadium on Thursday, July 11th, for their seventh homestand of the season. The stand will feature one four-game series against the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds (St. Louis Cardinals affiliate) spanning July 11th-14th.
The series will be the finale of the four-part Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup Series, which is currently knotted at six wins apiece between the two clubs. Whoever wins the most games in the season series will be awarded the silver I-40 Cup. Nashville is the current holder, winning 9-7 in 2012. The Sounds will retain the cup with a season series spilt.
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds rallied to overcome five home runs delivered by the New Orleans Zephyrs Tuesday afternoon at Zephyr Field to win the series finale 7-5.
Down 4-2 in the eighth, the Sounds worked the bases loaded with no outs to spark the beginning of their late-game rally. Catcher Anderson De La Rosa cut the Z’s lead to one by nubbing an RBI ground out to first base, scoring Hainley Statia, who singled to lead off the frame.
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds’ two runs fell short of the mark set by the New Orleans Zephyrs, who defeated Nashville 7-2 Monday night at Zephyr Field to take the series lead with one game to go.
The Z’s got on the board in the second inning, plating a run on Koyie Hill’s two-out double, which scored Kyle Jensen, who doubled down the left-field line in his first PCL at-bat.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds suffered their league-leading 17th one-run defeat on Sunday afternoon at Zephyr Field, falling 2-1 to New Orleans.
Nashville managed only three hits on the afternoon and New Orleans hurlers combined to retire the final 15 Sounds batters in order to close out the contest.
Right-hander Hiram Burgos made a rehab start for the Sounds but it was an abbreviated one-inning outing due the onset of a lengthy rain delay. He allowed one hit and walked a batter during a scoreless 22-pitch frame.
Nashville, TN - Right-hander Johnny Hellweg worked six scoreless frames and combined with a pair of relievers on a shutout in the Nashville Sounds’ 1-0 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Saturday evening at Zephyr Field in the opener of a four-game series.
With its fourth shutout win of the year, Nashville (26-50) snapped a four-game skid despite being out-hit, 8-4, on the evening.
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