Salt Lake City, NV – Matt Olson batted home the Sounds first four runs in the game Monday afternoon from Smith’s Ballpark. Olson launched a three-run homer in the fourth to lead the Sounds passed the Bees in an 8-3 win.
Sounds starter Daniel Mengden pitched the Sounds 15th quality start in the month of May for the Sounds in Mengden’s third win as a Sound. Mengden allowed two runs for just the second time this season and his first with Nashville. The-right hander went 6.1 innings allowing three runs, two of which were earned, on six hits.
Salt Lake City, NV – A four-run fourth inning gave the Sounds a 4-2 lead and the Sounds never looked back in a 7-4 win Sunday night at Smith’s Ballpark.
The Sounds picked up four runs in the fourth inning to take a 4-2 lead. Max Muncy tripled down the right field line to score Jaycob Brugman who reached on an error by the pitcher to lead off the fourth.
Renato Nunez then followed suite and singled to right to score Muncy to tie the game at 2-2. Nunez then scored on an errant throw by Bees short stop Ryan Jackson to attempt to throw out Pinder to make it 3-2.
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Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club begins a four-game homestand on Tuesday, May 31st when they welcome the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, the Round Rock Express, to First Tennessee Park.
Going into play today, the Sounds hold a 1 ½ game lead over the Express for first place in the American South Division.
Below is a preview for each game of the homestand:
Three Sounds Hit Homers In 12-6 Rout of Salt Lake
Salt Lake City, NV – Joey Wendle finishes a double away from the cycle and the Sounds get three home runs including a grand slam by Wendle to defeat the Bees 12-6 at Smith’s Ballpark Saturday night.
Wendle finished 3-for-5 with a single, triple and a grand slam home run and had two opportunities in the seventh and ninth inning to get the elusive double but was unsuccessful.
Salt Lake took the early 2-0 lead with a Erik Kratz’s two-run double in the bottom of the second inning plating Rey Navarro and Kyle Kubitza. The Bees added another run later in the inning on a RBI ground out by Ryan Jackson scoring Kratz to take a 3-0 lead after two innings.
Sounds Pitchers Strand Seven Bees Runners In Scoring Position
Salt Lake City, NV – The Nashville Sounds got a clutch RBI double from Renato Nunez scoring Chad Pinder for the go ahead run in the top of the eighth. The Sounds took game one in the four-game series 3-2 at Smith’s Ballpark Friday night in Salt Lake.
Jaycob Brugman led off the game with a double to right center field to put a runner in scoring position right from the start. Brugman then scored on a ground out by Max Muncy to put the Sounds up 1-0 after the first inning.
The Sounds scored again in the top of the third inning on a sacrifice fly to center by Brugman to score Joey Wendle from third to take a 2-0 lead.
Joey Wendle Records 500th Career Hit
Las Vegas, NV – The Nashville Sounds piled on the hits racking up a season-high 19 hits in a 13-2 rout of the Las Vegas 51’s field Thursday night at Cashman Field.
Two early solo home runs from Max Muncy and Ryon Healy sparked the bats for the Sounds in Sin City.
Muncy, the second batter of the game, wasted no time putting the Sounds on the board early with a solo home run to right field and the Sounds lead 1-0.
Healy then added another solo shot on a lead-off home run in the second inning to double the Sounds lead to 2-0. The home run was Healy’s first as a Sound and his ninth of the season.
Nashville Has Won 10 of Their Last 11 Games
Las Vegas, NV – The Nashville Sounds continued their winning ways after scoring two runs in the top of the 12th inning to take a 5-3 win Wednesday night at Cashman Field to win their 10th out of their last 11 games.
The late inning rally started with a lead-off single by Max Muncy to right field. Muncy then stole second base with Andrew Lambo batting. Ryon Healy then delivered the go ahead run with a one-out double to right center field to put the Sounds on top 4-3. Healy advanced to third base on Matt Olson’s ground out to second to set the stage for Rangel Ravelo to add the insurance run. Ravelo then hit an infield single allowing Healy to score to put the Sounds up 5-3 in the 12th.
Nashville Has Won Nine of Last Ten Games
Las Vegas, NV – The Nashville Sounds remained red hot in Las Vegas with a 10-4 win over the 51s Tuesday night at Cashman Field.
The Sounds have won nine of their last ten games and sit in first place by a ½ game in the American South Division with a 25-20 record.
Four runs in the fourth and five runs in the fifth helped Nashville open a huge lead they wouldn’t relinquish.
Las Vegas held a 3-1 lead when the fourth started, and looked like they were on their way to a clean inning when starter Sean Gilmartin retired the first two batters in the inning.
Dillon Overton Allows One Run over Six Innings
Las Vegas, NV – A balanced offensive attack and six solid innings from starter Dillon Overton led the Nashville Sounds to a 7-4 win over the Las Vegas 51s Monday night at Cashman Field.
Five different players had multi-hit games for the Sounds (24-20) who ripped 14 hits to set a new season-high. Renato Nunez, Ryon Healy, Bruce Maxwell and Matt Olson all had two hits apiece and Andrew Lambo had his second three-hit game of the year.
The offense was more than enough for starter Dillon Overton who allowed just one run in six innings. He yielded five hits, issued only one walk and struck out seven on the way to his third win of the season.
Nashville Sounds go 7-1 on Eight-Game Homestand
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds fell one game short of a homestand sweep as they dropped the finale, 3-2, to the Sacramento River Cats in front of 8,230 fans Sunday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.
Making a spot start for the Sounds, right-hander Angel Castro threw five solid innings. He allowed one run on four hits, did not walk a batter and struck out three.
The lone run Castro allowed came in the first inning when the second batter of the game, Ramiro Pena, launched a solo homer to deep right field.
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