Topic: New Orleans Zephyrs
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds come back from a trip out West to open an eight-game homestand against Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A Mets) and Salt Lake Bees (Triple-A Angels) beginning Friday night.
Giveaways for the homestand include a Sounds t-shirt, team photo, tie-dye koozie and a jersey drawstring bag. In addition, Thursday night’s game against Salt Lake will be featured on the CBS Sports Network as the MiLB Game of the Week.
Nashville Sounds Bullpen Pitches 6.1 Scoreless Innings in Win
Nashville, TN – Kent Matthes snapped a 0-for-18 streak with an RBI double and the Sounds walked-off with a 2-1 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park.
Sounds leadoff hitter Matt Carson – who had already been on base three times in the game without even registering a hit – led off the ninth with a double. Next batter, Joey Wendle flew out to left field and the walk-off was suddenly in doubt; Nashville had twice already squandered bases loaded with one out situations on the night.
Alden Carrithers Extends His Team-Best Hitting Streak To 13 Games
Nashville, TN – Nashville’s offense was halted and the Sounds ran into a strong pitching performance on Monday night, as New Orleans grabbed a 4-1 win at First Tennessee Park.
New Orleans (1st, 3.00) and Nashville (4th, 3.85) both entered the game among league-leaders in team pitching, and the two staffs proved their dominance. Brad Mills notched his team-leading third straight quality start, but still suffered his fifth loss of the year. He tossed 7.0 innings with two runs on six hits. The left-hander induced three ground ball double plays, but also issued four walks.
Right-Hander Kendall Graveman Allows Two Unearned Runs Over 7.0 Innings
Nashville, TN – Kendall Graveman delivered a stellar start for Nashville and the Sounds snapped their four-game losing skid with a 6-2 win over New Orleans at First Tennessee Park on Sunday.
The Sounds’ offense notched seven hits on the afternoon and helped the squad improve to 14-23 on the year. Matt Carson led the way by going 2-for-4 with three RBIs and Alden Carrithers pushed his hitting streak to 12 games. The support backed Graveman, who notched his second win of the season.
Play Longest Game Since 2006
Nashville, TN – It took five hours, 26 minutes, 18 innings and an infielder pitching for the New Orleans Zephyrs to finally edge the Nashville Sounds on Saturday night at First Tennessee Park.
The night marked the longest game Nashville has been a part of since losing a 24-inning affair, 5-4 with the Zephyrs at Greer Stadium on May 5th, 2006.
The Sounds fell behind early when former Sound Vinny Rottino took Sounds starter Barry Zito deep to give the Zephyrs a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning.
Nashville Sounds Opens Four-Game Set With New Orleans Starting Saturday Night At First Tennessee Park
Des Moines, IA – The Sounds outhit the Cubs for the second straight game and a late comeback fell short once again, as Iowa swiped another one-run contest from Nashville on Friday night at Principal Park, 6-5.
The Sounds dropped to a season-worst nine games below the .500 mark with the loss and are now 6-13 on the road. In addition, Nashville fell to 4-9 in one-run contests and were just 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position on the night.
Iowa took their third game of the series and had control of the contest from the beginning.
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First Faith Night Of Season Occurs Sunday & Features Pre-Game Concert
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds come home to First Tennessee Park for a weekend series against the New Orleans Zephyrs (Triple-A Marlins) on Saturday, May 16th.
The four-game series will include many fan favorites such as Faith Night presented by Trevecca Nazarene University and The Tennessean T-Shirt Tuesdays presented by The Big 98 / 107.5 The River.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return to First Tennessee Park on Monday, May 4th to face off against the Iowa Cubs (Triple-A Cubs) and Round Rock Express (Triple-A Rangers) in a pair of four-game sets.
The homestand will include the AASC Peanut Free Night, a Sounds Calendar giveaway, Fox 17 Friday Night Fireworks and more. Beginning this homestand, gates for Sounds games will open 60 minutes prior to game time (previously 90 minutes).
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Pat Venditte Strong in Spot-Start
With expected Sounds starter Brad Mills under the weather, manager Steve Scarsone turned to what has been his team’s strength all season, their bullpen. The unit was 7-1 with a 2.48 ERA entering the day’s action.
Pat Venditte made the spot-start and continued his hot early season form, extending his scoreless streak to 14 innings before it was broken by a Miguel Rojas solo homerun in the bottom half of the fifth inning.
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Suspended Game Will Resume On Monday, June 8th at Zephyr Field
Metairie, LA – Monday night’s game at Zephyr Field between Nashville and New Orleans was suspended due to rain.
The game entered a rain delay during a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fourth inning with two outs.
The suspended contest will resume on Monday, June 8th when Nashville returns to New Orleans for the second time of the season.
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