Topic: Oklahoma City Dodgers
Oklahoma City, OK – With no outs and a runner on first base in the top of the eighth inning for the Sounds a bank of lights at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark went out causing the series finale between the Sounds and the Oklahoma City Dodgers to be suspended. The game will be completed the next time the Sounds visit Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark June 22nd-25th.
On a gusty, damp Friday evening the Sounds offense hit another dry spell. Nashville lit up the scoreboard just once through 7+ innings against the Oklahoma City Dodgers.
Oklahoma City, OK – Franklin Barreto’s seventh career four-hit game was not enough as the Sounds fell to Oklahoma City 4-3 in game three of a four game series. The Dodgers spoiled Corey Walter’s Triple-A debut as they tagged the 24-year-old for three runs on five hits in just 2.2 innings of work.
For the third game in a row the Sounds struck first. In the third inning the Sounds got four consecutive single from Melvin Mercedes, Barreto, Joey Wendle, and Mark Canha. Wendle lined the first pitch he saw into left field where Oklahoma City’s O’Koyea Dickson bobbled the ball allowing each runner to advance an extra 90 feet including a run by Mercedes. Canha then followed that up with a base hit of his own to score Barreto from third base.
Oklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds blasted three home runs in a come-from-behind 9-8 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers Wednesday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Chris Parmelee, Ryan Lavarnway, and Matt Olson all launched homers to erase a 6-2 deficit and allow the Sounds (5-8) to win consecutive games for only the second time in 2017.
Parmelee’s blast gave the Sounds an early 2-0 lead in the first inning, but starter Daniel Gossett couldn’t hold the advantage. The Dodgers (7-7) scored a run in the first, and then exploded for four in the second to take a controlling 5-2 lead after a pair of innings.
Oklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds used a balanced offensive attack and a solid performance from starter Zach Neal on the way to a series-opening 5-3 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers Tuesday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Nashville (4-8) busted out of an offensive funk and put up nine hits and drew four walks to give Neal some overdue run support. The right-hander responded with 5 2/3 innings of two-run ball to pick up his first win of the season. Neal limited Oklahoma City (7-6) to six hits, didn’t walk a batter, and struck out five.
Doubleheader to be Played Sunday, May 28th
Nashville, TN – Monday night’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Colorado Springs Sky Sox has been postponed due to rain at First Tennessee Park.
The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday, May 28th at First Tennessee Park. Game one will begin at 4:05pm with game two scheduled to begin approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one. Both contests will be seven innings.
Fans can enjoy the post-game Memorial Day fireworks after the doubleheader.
Colorado Springs’ Josh Hader Tosses Six Solid Innings
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds managed just four hits as the offensive funk continued in a 5-1 loss to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in front of 6,324 fans at First Tennessee Park on Easter Sunday.
In six games on the current homestand, Nashville (3-8) has scored a total of eight runs as their home record fell to 1-5 with the setback. After topping Oklahoma City in the home opener, the Sounds have lost five straight games.
Sky Sox (7-3) starter Josh Hader was sharp from the start as he retired the first six batters he faced. The 23-year-old allowed one run over six-plus innings and earned his second win of the season.
Nashville, TN – The Oklahoma City Dodgers spoiled the first sellout of the 2017 season at First Tennessee Park with a 3-2 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 10,717 fans Friday night.
With the score even at 1-1 in the eighth inning, Oklahoma City’s Alex Verdugo lifted a fly ball in the direction of Nashville’s Matt McBride. The ball glanced off the left fielder’s glove and allowed two runners to score on the E-7.
Bobby Wahl limited the damage to the two unearned runs, but it was enough for the Dodgers. Matt Olson launched a solo homer in the bottom of the ninth but the comeback fell short.
Sounds avoid back-to-back shutout losses with run in eighth inning
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds’ bats remained silent for the second consecutive night as they were defeated 8-1 by the Oklahoma City Dodgers. The Sounds lit up the scoreboard in the eighth inning to snap a streak of 16 consecutive innings without scoring a run.
Justin Masterson (1-0, 2.25) was masterful on the mound for the Dodgers (4-4). The Sounds (3-5) had no answer for the 32-year-old who gave up just two hits in five innings of work and fanned five batters on just 69 pitches.
The Dodgers opened the scoring in the second inning off Zach Neal (0-1, 4.15) when third baseman, Rob Segedin, led off the inning with a base hit and came around to score on a Brett Eibner sacrifice fly to left field.
Four-Run First Inning Paces Oklahoma City
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds managed just five hits in a 5-0 loss to the Oklahoma City Dodgers in front of 6,815 fans Wednesday night at First Tennessee Park.
Oklahoma City (3-4) used a four-run first inning against Nashville (3-4) starter Daniel Gossett to take control of the game. Leadoff hitter Chris Taylor walked to start the contest and quickly moved to third on Willie Calhoun’s base hit to right field.
Gossett struck out O’Koyea Dickson, but a fielding error by right fielder Andrew Lambo allowed Taylor to score, and another batter to reach. Alex Verdugo knocked in a run with a double, and former Sound Brett Eibner collected an RBI with a base hit.
Nashville Sounds’ Michael Brady, Josh Smith Shut Down Dodgers Over Six Innings
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds battled the Oklahoma City Dodgers and the weather in a rain-shortened 3-1 win in front of 8,871 fans Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park.
The two teams got six full innings in the books before play was halted and eventually called due to rain and unplayable field conditions.
After a two-hour, three-minute rain delay to start the game, Sounds’ (3-3) starter Michael Brady took on Trevor Oaks for the Dodgers (2-4). The two hurlers blanked the opposition in the opening inning.
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