Topic: Rob Wooten
Des Moines, IA - Thesplit a doubleheader with the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Wednesday evening at Principal Park. Each team recorded a one-run victory in the twinbill as Nashville captured the opener, 5-4, before dropping the nightcap, 1-0.
In the opener, Chris Narveson (1-2) made his fifth rehab start for the Sounds and held the I-Cubs to two runs on four hits over five-plus innings of work, tossing 80 pitches to earn the victory. He walked one batters and struck out two.
Nashville, TN - Therode the arm of starting pitcher Zach Kroenke (4-8) Monday night at Greer Stadium to hold off the New Orleans Zephyrs in the series finale, avoiding the four-game series sweep with the 5-3 victory.
Kroenke, in his first start since June 2nd, held the Zephyrs scoreless through six innings of work to pick up his fourth win and fourth quality start in his last five starts for Nashville. The lefty fired six strikeouts to New Orleans, allowing only three hits and one walk. He tossed 69 pitches, 47 for strikes.
Nashville, TN – Despite twice rallying to tie the game Sunday at Greer Stadium, thewere unable to keep up with the New Orleans Zephyrs, who defeated the home team by the score of 8-5. The Nashville loss gives New Orleans the series win with still one game to go.
Knotted up at four runs apiece in the seventh inning, the Zephyrs worked a run off reliever Johnnie Lowe (0-1), who was in to pitch his fourth inning and final inning, as Kyle Skipworth connected for a two-out, RBI-double that gave New Orleans a lead they never relinquished.
Nashville Records Fourth Win In Last Five Games
Nashville, TN – Thecontinued their recent winning ways on Wednesday evening at Greer Stadium, hanging a 5-4 defeat on the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers.
Nashville (23-41) recorded its fourth win in the past five contests and its sixth victory in the last nine.
Jimmy Nelson made his second Triple-A start for the Sounds and battled with control issues, walking six batters and striking out five in 3 2/3 innings while throwing only 40 of his 84 pitches for strikes. He allowed three runs on five hits and took a no-decision.
Nashville, TN – Hunter Morris and Caleb Gindl each homered to power theto 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 theto 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 – Theovercame 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.
Johnnie Lowe Makes First Triple-A Start; Clay Hensley Debuts As Sound
Nashville, TN – Theheld on to an early four-run lead Wednesday night at Greer Stadium to defeat the visiting Iowa Cubs by a 4-3 margin.
The Sounds put two runs on the board in the first inning via outfielder Josh Prince’s double down the left-field line. The hit scored Caleb Gindl, who singled on a grounder into right field, and Stephen Parker, having reached base on balls.
Nashville, TN – Johnny Hellweg tossed a quality start and was backed by home runs by Hunter Morris and Khris Davis as thedefeated the Albuquerque Isotopes, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Greer Stadium.
Hellweg (3-4) earned a victory for the second time in his last three outings for Nashville. The fireballer held the Isotopes to one run on two hits over six innings of work, striking out five batters while walking four during his 94-pitch effort.
Blake Lalli Records Two Homers; Combines With Josh Prince For Back-to-Back Jacks
Tacoma, WA – Theavoided a four-game sweep Thursday night at Cheney Stadium, using the long ball to pick up an 11-2 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers.
The Sounds plated runs in six different innings, highlighted by Nashville’s explosive fifth. Already out to a 5-2 lead, catcher Blake Lalli and outfielder Josh Prince connected for back-to-back home runs off of Tacoma starter Jeremy Bonderman (2-4).
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