Topic: Reno Aces
Reno, NV – The Sounds fell victim to a five-run seventh inning and squandered an opportunity to win the series, losing 11-5 in Wednesday’s series finale against Reno at Aces Ballpark.
After Reno took an early lead by scoring two in the second, Nashville tied things up in the fourth. Brent Morel was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning and Jason Pridie followed by smashing his 18th home run of the season. The two-run shot was the outfielder’s 14th on the road and closed the gap in his pursuit to steal 20 bases and hit 20 home runs this season.
All Nine Sounds Hitters Record a Hit, Cody Martin Notches Quality Start
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds hit parade continued on Tuesday night as they out-slugged Reno 7-4 at Aces Ballpark.
The first inning began how many opening frame have started this season for Nashville, the red-hot Joey Wendle smacked his 37th double of the season and came around to score on a Jason Pridie single. The outfielder became the first Sound to hit the 80 RBI plateau on the play.
Reno immediately answered, getting a run on a sacrifice fly by Jamie Romak. The Aces would load the bases, but Sounds’ starter Cody Martin struck Todd Glaesmann out swinging to leave them loaded. Nashville is now outscoring their opponents 80-50 in the opening frame this season.
Brent Morel Stays Hot With Another Multi-Hit Game
Reno, NV – For the first time since 2013, the Nashville Sounds were defeated by the Reno Aces, falling, 5-4 at Aces Ballpark.
Reno put Nashville starter Zach Neal in a precarious position to start the first inning, placing runners on the corners with no outs for the dangerous Nick Evans. Neal traded the run for a double play, and the Sounds went to the second in a 1-0 hole.
After posting 21 hits the night before, the Sounds picked right up where they left off in the second. Rangel Ravelo singled to lead off the frame and Nate Freiman walked.
Nashville Offense Records Season-High 21 Hits
Reno, NV – Aaron Brooks dominated in Sunday’s series opener and the Nashville offense smashed 21 hits, as the Sounds won their fourth straight by beating the Reno Aces at Aces Ballpark, 8-4.
In just his second start as a Sound, Brooks came out firing. He retired 10 straight to open the contest and mastered the Aces through seven innings. Reno collected just three hits off the right-hander and was victim to the strikeout eight different times. Brooks never allowed a walk and lowered his ERA to 3.56 in PCL play before being relieved in the eighth. The win improved his record to 8-6.
First Tennessee Park Sells Out For 19th Time This Season, Hosts 10,717 Fans
Nashville, TN – In front of 10,717 fans at sold out First Tennessee Park, the Nashville Sounds won 3-2 over the Albuquerque Isotopes on Saturday night.
The Sounds recorded four hits over the first two innings, including two doubles, but were unable to score a run. Craig Gentry and Joey Wendle were both thrown out on plays at the plate in the first, and the game went to the third scoreless. The first two hitters in the Sounds’ lineup would get their revenge later in the contest.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – As baseball fans shift their attention to Cincinnati for the 2015 All-Star Game, it’s an appropriate time to look across the country at former Austin Peay State University players competing in the pros.
Currently, there are two Govs playing in the big leagues, seven in minor league systems, and one signed to the Frontier League.
Left-Hander Brad Mills Tosses Fifth Straight Quality Start To Earn Win
Sacramento, CA – Brad Mills pitched brilliantly and Jason Pridie smoked a two-run triple in the eighth inning to propel the Sounds over Sacramento and secure the sweep against the River Cats with a 3-2 win at Raley Field on Thursday afternoon.
The four-game series sweep was Nashville’s first since June 9th-12th, 2014, when the Sounds swept the Reno Aces at Greer Stadium. It was also the first time the Sounds have swept the River Cats since the two teams began playing in 2000. The win propelled Nashville to a four-game winning streak, their best mark this season.
Tie Franchise Doubles Mark in the Win
Sacramento, CA – The Nashville Sounds won their third straight game over Sacramento, routing the River Cats 11-4 at Raley Field on Wednesday night.
The Sounds roughed up San Francisco Giants rehabbing starter Jake Peavy early and often on the night. Jason Pridie hit his team-leading 5th homer of the season to start the second inning, smacking the 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner’s pitch off the right field foul pole.
The following batter, Kent Matthes hit his 16th double of the season. He then scored on a Bryan Anderson ground-rule double on the very next pitch and the Sounds led 2-0. Anderson and the Sounds were just getting started.
Nine-Run Sixth Inning Largest Since 2011 Season
Colorado Springs, CO – The Sounds offense launched five home runs and posted a nine-run sixth inning to help Nashville cruise to a 16-11 win and take the series finale against Colorado Springs at Security Service Field on Sunday afternoon
Bryan Anderson (2-for-5, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI), Joey Wendle (3-for-4, 2 HR, 3 R, 4 RBI), Kent Matthes (2-for-5, 2 R, RBI) and Andy Parrino (2-for-5, HR, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI) all went yard to help Nashville improve to 3-1 on the season. The Sounds had 10 extra-base hits in total and have now won three straight.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Home Opener Slated For April 17th At First Tennessee Park
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds announced their 2015 playing schedule today and will host 72 games during their inaugural season at state-of-the-art First Tennessee Park in North Nashville.
Nashville kicks off the Pacific Coast League season on Thursday, April 9th in Colorado Springs as part of a season-opening, eight-game road trip before beginning its 2015 home slate in Music City on Friday, April 17th, also against Colorado Springs. The Sounds will conclude the season with a road trip, playing their final home contest on Thursday, September 3rd.
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