Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds have announced that Rick Sweet will serve as the team’s field manager for the 2014 season.
The 61-year-old Sweet becomes the 25th manager in the Sounds’ 37-year franchise history and will be joined by a returning coaching staff. Coach Bob Skube , pitching coach Fred Dabney, trainer Aaron Hoback, and strength & conditioning specialist Andrew Emmick all were previously announced as returning for another season in Music City in 2014.
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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.
Nashville, TN - Hunter Morris belted a two-run homer and Hainley Statia made a game-saving catch in the top of the ninth to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 2-1 victory over the Iowa Cubs on Monday afternoon in the season finale at Greer Stadium.
With today’s crowd of 4,586 fans, the Sounds finished with their largest seasonal attendance in six years (355,003).
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds had one out to go before picking up their eighth shutout victory of the season, but the Iowa Cubs battled back Sunday night to force extras before handing Nashville the 3-2 loss at Greer Stadium.
Iowa’s first baseman Greg Rohan hit the game-winning home run off the guitar scoreboard in the 10th inning, but it was former Sound Edwin Maysonet who kept the Cubs in the game with his at-bat in the 9th inning, hitting the game-tying two-run single up the middle facing two outs in the ninth inning.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds treated South Nashville Little League and 8,004 fans to a 7-2 win over the visiting Iowa Cubs Saturday night at Greer Stadium.
Prior to the game, the recent Little League World Series participants joined the Sounds on the field during the pregame festivities. The Sounds honored the team by wearing their Southeast Little League caps during the game.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds kicked off their final homestand of the season with a 3-2 victory over the division-rival Iowa Cubs in front of 5,667 fans on Friday evening at Greer Stadium.
PCL Pitcher of the Year Johnny Hellweg (12-5) turned in a solid final start to close out his first Triple-A season, logging his team-leading 12th quality start to earn the victory.
Oklahoma City, OK – Despite having a lead in extra innings to put the pressure on the home team, the Nashville Sounds were unable to fight off the Oklahoma City RedHawks Thursday night at Chichasaw Bricktown Ballpark and lost the series finale 5-4 in the 14th inning. The teams split their final series of the season, 2-2.
After tying the game at four runs apiece with two outs in the 12th inning, the RedHawks finished the job in the 14th when Jose Martinez hit the game-winning double down the left-field line to score infielder Raoul Torrez.
Nashville, TN - Nashville Sounds starting pitcher Johnny Hellweg was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year on Wednesday afternoon by the league office.
Hellweg has turned in an outstanding season during his first year at the Triple-A level. The fireballer is 11-5 with a 3.16 ERA (42er/119.2ip) in 22 starts for the Sounds this season.
The 24-year-old ranks 2nd in the PCL in ERA and is tied for 2nd in wins, while leading the circuit in winning percentage (.688) and opponents average (.226).
Oklahoma City, OK - Eugenio Velez extended his hitting streak to 17 games and drove in a pair of runs to help lead the Nashville Sounds to a 6-1 victory over the Oklahoma City RedHawks on Wednesday evening at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Right-hander Alfredo Figaro (1-0) earned his first Triple-A win of the year for Nashville by allowing one run in his five innings of work, scattering four hits and inducing three double plays during his 73-pitch effort.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds will host the division-rival Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs affiliate) to a four-game series at Greer Stadium from Friday, August 30th, to Monday, September 2nd, for the team’s final homestand of the 2013 season, presented by the Nashville SCENE.
The homestand will be highlighted by two fireworks shows, one Sounds CARE jersey auction, Fan Appreciation Day and a special night in which the Sounds will honor the South Nashville Little Leaguers.
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