Hiram Burgos (1-2) picked up his first win of the season as he matched his career high with 10 strikeouts while allowing three runs on five hits over five innings of work.
The top of the Nashville lineup propelled an 11-hit attack. Leadoff man Pete Orr went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored while Eugenio Velez followed him with a 4-for-5, three-RBI effort.
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Hunter Morris Hits First Homer Of Year For Nashville
Nashville, TN – The cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds belted three home runs en route to an 8-4 victory over the Nashville Sounds on a chilly Tuesday evening at Greer Stadium.
Nashville (5-7) dropped its seventh game in the last 10 contests and fell to 1-3 in series openers this season.
Catcher Robinzon Diaz went 2-for-3 to extend the Sounds’ longest hitting streak of the young season to six games, while first baseman Hunter Morris homered as part of a 2-for-4 evening for Nashville.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds lost 3-2 to the Memphis Redbirds Sunday night at Greer Stadium in the deciding contest of the 16-game season series. The loss gives the Redbirds their first Tennessee Lottery I-40 Cup Series Championship, winning the season series versus the Sounds nine games to seven.
The Sounds entered the year as defending champs and would have retained the cup with a series split. With two-outs in the top of the sixth inning, the Redbirds touched Sounds starting pitcher Chris Narveson (2-6) for two run-scoring singles to take the 3-2 lead. Chad Huffman hit a single to centerfield to tie the game and Audry Perez followed with the go-ahead knock, his first Triple-A hit, which proved to be the game winner.
Memphis, TN - The Nashville Sounds were unable to figure out either side of the Memphis Redbirds Sunday night at AutoZone Park, who limited Nashville to three hits in the decisive 13-3 loss. As a result, Memphis wins the four-game series 3-1.
Trailing 4-0 in the fourth inning, Sounds slugger Hunter Morris came up with a three-run home run to right field to pull Nashville to within one. The homer, Morris’ 18th of the season, scored Scooter Gennett and Josh Prince.
Memphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds were unable to keep pace with the Memphis Redbirds Saturday night at AutoZone Park, held to five hits in the 7-2 loss by Nick Additon (6-4) and company.
Additon retired the first 14 Nashville batters in order before outfielder Hainley Statia touched the lefty for a home run to left field. The homer, Statia’s second in as many games after not having one since July 30th, 2011, pulled the Sounds to within two, trailing 3-1 in the fifth.
Memphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds suffered a 6-2 defeat at the hands of the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds on Friday evening at Auto Zone Park.
Nashville (32-57) out-hit Memphis, 11-7, in the loss, but the Sounds gave up more than three runs to the Redbirds for the first time in the clubs’ 10 meetings this season.
Nashville, TN - Nashville Sounds’ Jimmy Nelson turned in an outstanding start and the Sounds belted three home runs in a 10-1 victory over the Round Rock Express on Wednesday evening at Greer Stadium in front of 9,104 fans in the finale of a three-game series.
With the victory, Nashville (31-56) secured its third winning series of the year. The 10 runs scored were the most for the Sounds since May 23rd and the club’s fifth double-digit output of the year.
Nashville, TN – Hunter Morris and Caleb Gindl each homered to power the Nashville Sounds to a 5-3 victory over the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds on Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park.
The win gave the Sounds their first winning road series of the season as they took three of four from Memphis. Nashville (21-40) wrapped up its road trip with a 4-4 mark.
Memphis, TN - Right-hander Johnny Hellweg turned in another outstanding start, hurling seven scoreless frames, to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 2-1 victory over the Memphis Redbirds on Thursday evening at AutoZone Park.
Hellweg (5-4) scattered three hits over his seven scoreless innings to pick up his fourth win in the last five starts. He walked three batters and struck out three during his 93-pitch effort, his third straight quality start.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds overcame an early deficit Friday night at Greer Stadium to defeat the visiting Iowa Cubs, 3-1, and pick up their first winning series of the year. The victory is Nashville’s third consecutive and marks the team’s longest streak of the season.
Tied 1-1 in the seventh, the Sounds attacked Iowa’s starting pitcher Yoanner Negrin (0-2) for two runs, which proved to be the difference. Stephen Parker, 2-for-4, led off the inning with a single into right field and scored the go-ahead run on Josh Prince’s double to the left-field corner.
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